Summer Showcase 2022: Oil/Acrylic as Oil, July;

Oil or acrylic that looks
like oil, and 3D pieces are welcome at the Rotunda Gallery in HF Centennial
Library. Submit four to five pieces, no fees, at art drop-off on
Friday, July 1,
9–10 a.m. Show installation goes until 1 p.m. Exhibit ends Friday, July 29 with
morning take-down, 10–11 a.m.
All canvas edges must be finished (painted
or framed) and each piece has hanging wire. Entry form and labels in June
Brushmark. Contact Pam Sayre for more info at

ASD exhibit in Black Box gallery - August 5 - September 18, 2022.

Black Box Coffee and Art Gallery in Dearborn has invited the ASD to
participate in an exclusive exhibit (ASD members only) with the theme,

“Perseverance — Finding Light in Darkness.” The Exhibit will open Friday,
Aug. 5 with an opening reception the same day. The show ends Sept. 18.
Guidelines: Create a juxtaposition of emotion through color (value for b/w
photography) with a focus on positive, uplifting images.
Open to all forms of media allowed in our fall and spring shows. Please be
aware that there is limited window sill space for sculpture.
The maximum size for each piece including frame, if applicable, is 18"x24"
(or 24"x18"). Smaller pieces are also welcome. The size limitations will allow
for approximately 35-45 pieces.
The show will be juried previous to intake day. Pieces may be juried out.
Date, time and location have not been finalized yet, so plan to have your work
completed by mid July. A “Best in Show” will be awarded.
Art drop-off day is set to be Sunday, July 31, time TBD, the works to be delivered to Janet Kondziela's studio on Michigan ave. Entry fee will be $15
for one entry and $10 for a second entry. All work must be for sale, 60/40 (the
gallery takes 40% commission). Stay tuned for entry forms in the June issue of
The Brushmark. Contact Jena Sampias-Riggs with any questions.






Museum Lectures - 1st Wednesday of the months, free

Call the Dearborn Historical Museum for more details at 565-3000.

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Dearborn artists featured in ‘Art Collab Project’ at Padzieski Gallery

ASD member
Paul Zonca is one of the participants.

ASD artists
James Rodriguez,
Vasu Tolia
Elena Adam
are participating in


James Rodriguez is honored to be one of nine artists
displaying at the Veterans Gallery located at Trader Todd’s
Marina, 9 Mile and Jefferson Street, St. Clair Shores for the
next two weeks during Veteran Gallery Days.

Sylvia Bandyke got 2 Honorable mentions for 2 photo collages in "Color" online competition at Grey Cube Gallery. Elena Adam got her workk as a finalist in the same competition.

Elena Adam received Talent Prize Award in "Water" online competition at Art Show International Gallery.