Category archives: In and around Detroit

Downriver Arts & Craft Holiday Sale

On December 7 I will be at the Downriver Arts & Craft Holiday Sale from 10 to 4. This event is at the WCCC Downriver Campus at the Prechter Educatioal & Performing Arts Center, 2100 Northline, Taylor. If you're in the area, stop by and say hey.

WONDER WOMEN - NO BOUNDARIES ART

A NEW EXHIBIT AT THE WOODS GALLERY, 26415 SCOTIA HUNTINGTON WOODS MARCH 2 - MAY 2 FEATURING WORK BY WINNIE CHRZANOWSKI, MARILYN FEATHER, DEBORAH ROELOFS AND MARY TASSONE PLEASE JOIN US FOR COMPLIMENTARY REFRESHMENTS DURING OUR RECEPTION SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 3-5 P.M. THE WOODS GALLERY IS OPEN MON - THUR 10 A.M. TO 9 P.M., SATURDAY 10 A.M. TO 5 P.M[...]

What's Hangin'?

            Here's where you can find my work for the next couple of months: Photos at Avanti Salon, 2040 Green Road, Ann Arbor June 5 until August 7 Detroit Artist Market Gift Shop Anton Art Center Gift Shop Lawrence Street Gallery Studio West Gallery Michigan Fine Arts Competition, [...]

Pictures at an Exhibition

Reception this Sunday (27 September) from 2-5 p.m. @ Michigan by the Bottle Tasting Room.  All particulars are on the photo. Come chat, sample the good Michigan wines, and take a look at the art work hanging on the wall at MBTB.  Look forward to seeing you.

We The Vehicles: A Tribute to Detroit Bicycle Culture - Opens Friday July 31 - 6PM

Be sure to visit Detroit Artists Market for the new show which promises to be adventuresome to say the least.  Using old bike parts, artists were challenged to come up with something unique and creative.  I know what I submitted, but I can't wait to see what other people have produced.  You can find out more about this exhibit by clicking on the link in this[...]

Once burned, twice shy

I attended the 2014 Raku party for the first time on the advice of a friend. My friend and her daughter have attended these parties for four years in a row and she couldn’t say enough good things about the event – including how much she loved her Raku pieces and how gorgeous they all turned out. I thought I would try it and bought tickets for my two daughter[...]

Monday, Monday

Monday we finally got our kayaks in the water.  We paddled around Crooked Lake for a while - mostly I sat trying to get photos that weren't blurry - and spotted a few Eastern King Birds, lots of water lilies and many dragon flies of one sort or another.  I have yet to be able to identify these lovely creatures even though I bought a book on the subject. [...]

Triangulated Shadows

While at the Henry Ford museum last week, I spotted an exhibit of a modern chair suspended in space and strung up with wires.  While the chair itself proved interesting, the shadows created by the structure holding it in midair seemed way more photogenic than the chair.  I used Nik Software's Silver Efex Pro 2 for the black and white effect. (c)2012 Thewate[...]

Bats in my belfry - and then some

On Saturday I got up early so I could attend the Bats and More Photo Shoot at the Cranbrook Institute of Science in Bloomfield Hills.  This event was hosted by the Organization for Bat Conservation, a non-profit organization, whose "mission is to preserve bats and their habitats through education, collaboration, and research." They do a lot to educate the pu[...]

Whimsy

I've finally got some photographic work for sale.  My items are at  Whimsy, a Royal Oak shop that supports local artists.  Stop in and take a look at all the lovely things filling the store.  Give yourself some time to browse.