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JANUARY 2006 OPENINGS THIS WEEK

MONDAY JANUARY 9

Grosse Pointe Artists Association
TIME: Monday, January 9, 7:30 pm

LECTURE: Charles McGee
DESCRIPTION: Lecture/demonstration free and open to the public will be held with a live model
1005 Maryland, Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230 313-821-1848

TUESDAY JANUARY 10

 Ford Gallery EMU
OPENING: Tuesday, January 10, 4 - 6pm
RUNS THROUGH: November 25, 2005

SHOW: Art Faculty Exhibition, 2006
DESCRIPTION:
EMU campus, Ypsilanti Mi. 734-487-0465

THURSDAY JANUARY 12

Woods Gallery
OPENING: Thursday, January 12, 6:30 - 8:30pm
RUNS THROUGH: December 31, 2005

SHOW: Photography by Leni Sinclair: The Rock N' Roll Years
DESCRIPTION: Leni Sinclair was raised in the former East Germany. She immigrated to the United States in 1959, settling in Detroit. While attending Wayne State University in the early sixties, she became involved in the organizing of the Detoit Artists' Workshop, an alternative, cooperative arts organization near WSU.
26415 Scotia, Huntington Woods, MI 48070 248-336-1961

FRIDAY JANUARY 13

Lawrence Street Gallery
OPENING: Friday, January 13, 6 - 9pm
RUNS THROUGH: January 28 2006

SHOW: Art Benefit for the Affirmations Lesbian & Gay Community Center
DESCRIPTION: Lawrence Street Gallery will host an all members' exhibition benefiting the Affirmations Lesbian/Gay Community Center.
22620 Woodward Avenue, Ferndale, MI 48220 248-544-0394

Pewabic Pottery
OPENING: January 13, 6 - 8pm
RUNS THROUGH: March 10, 2006

SHOW: Minimum/Maximum
DESCRIPTION: Tom Spleth, William Brouillard, two different intensities of visual applications. Through both form, glaze and process, we will be exhibiting two artists techniques that move a piece beyond the intended.
Sylvia Ramachandran - Showing in the Stratton Gallery. An intimate look at Sylvia Ramachandran's biomorphic rhythmic works.
10125
Jefferson Ave, Detroit 313.822.0954

Ann Arbor Art Center
OPENING: Friday January 13, 6 - 8 PM
RUNS THROUGH: February 18, 2006

SHOW: Aline
DESCRIPTION: Beili Liu juxtaposes the visual richness of her native China with the immediacy and accessibility of Made in the U.S.A. America. The interweaving of these two cultural experiences create a rapt mixture of the colorful and the colorless. These elements converge with the materials she uses, articulating the symbolic tensions that constitute the very framework of her art.
117 W. Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI. 48104, 734-994-8004

SATURDAY JANUARY 14

Ambient Gallery
OPENING: Saturday January 14th, 5 - 8pm

SHOW: "Detroit Sky"
DESCRIPTION: A solo exhibition by Darcel Deneau presenting paintings of Detroit
17728 Mack Avenue, Grosse Pointe, MI 48230, 313.882.8888

Meadowbrook Art Gallery
OPENING: Saturday, January
14th, 6-8PM
RUNS THROUGH: February 19th

SHOW: SEARCH: featuring KYOHEI ABE, ANDREA E I S , LYNN GALBREATH, DICK GOODY, SALLY SCHLUTER TARDELLA, VAGNER WHITEHEAD
DESCRIPTION: Oakland University Art Faculty Exhibition
2200 N. Squirrel Road, Rochester, MI 48309-4401, 248-370-3005

Zeitgeist Gallery
OPENING: January
14th 7 -12:00pm
RUNS THROUGH: March 5 2006

SHOW: " Poetic Myth" Recent works from Pascal Hecker, Claudine Goux and Robert Hyde
DESCRIPTION: The Zeitgeist Gallery is proud to open our 2006 gallery season with "Poetic Myth," featuring exciting new works from Claudine Goux, Pascal Hecker, and Detroit's own Robert Hyde. These three international artists share a common labor, crafting intricate and startling pieces of art out of the stuff of everyday life. We are especially glad to introduce Pascal Hecker and Claudine Goux, both from France, to our Detroit audience.
2661 Michigan Ave. Detroit, MI 48216 313-965-9192

Ellen Kayrod Gallery
OPENING: Saturday January
14th, 5 -8pm

SHOW: SAM MACKEY
DESCRIPTION: In celebration of his art, and the 20 year anniversary of The Heidelberg Project. Visitors will be provided an opportunity to view both familiar and never before seen work. Each of the selected drawings possesses a beauty that is layered and weighted. Figures are imbedded with an intensity, be it divine; demonic; manifestly sexual in content, or the subject of suffering and endurance. Mackey's drawings are in numerous private collections internationally and in the permanent collection of the Collection de I'Art Brut (Dubuffett) in Switzerland, and have been widely exhibited since 1990. Curator, Odie Rynell Cash
4750 Woodward, Detroit 313-833-1300

Riverside Arts Center
OPENING: January
14th, 3-5 pm
RUNS THROUGH: January 27 2006

SHOW: Adam & Eve
DESCRIPTION: Adam & Eve interpreted by more than 130 artists, including Loralei R. Byatt
N - 76 N Huron St, Ypsilanti, 48197 - (734) 480-2787

SUNDAY JANUARY 15

Detroit Institute of Arts
JANUARY LECTURES: Sunday, January 15 - 2:00 p.m.

SHOW: "The Body in Contemporary Chinese Art"
DESCRIPTION: Wu Hung is the Harrie A. Vanderstappen distinguished service professor in art history at the University of Chicago. In 1999 he received a Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship for his work in Chinese art history. He has published several books and articles about Chinese art and architecture and has played a major role in introducing contemporary Chinese art to the West.
Sponsored by the Friends of Modern Art.
5200 Woodward Ave. Detroit 313-833-7900

JANUARY 2006 FUTURE OPENINGS

Detroit Artists Market - DAM
OPENING: Friday, January 20th
6 - 10pm
RUNS THROUGH:
February 5th 2006
SHOW: "STYLIZE"
DESCRIPTION: Featuring contemporary design, runway show and custom designed motorcycles by artists and designers from Metro Detroit.
4719 Woodward Avenue,
Detroit 313.832.8540

G.R.N'Namdi
OPENING: Friday, January 20, 6 - 9PM
RUNS THROUGH: February 10, 2006

SHOW: re.view
DESCRIPTION: Gary Kulak
66 East Forest Ave, Detroit, MI 48201, 313-831-8700

Ellen Kayrod Gallery
OPENING:
Friday January 20, 2005 12:30-2:30pm
RUNS THROUGH:
March 3, 2006
SHOW: ELOISE BROWNHILL: SPANNING THE YEARS
DESCRIPTION: The Gallery pays tribute to artist Eloise Brown, in recognition and appreciation of her twelve years of service to the Hannan House, as Arts and Crafts Instructor. The exhibit will feature current and past work of various media including crafts, paintings, collage and assemblage. An opening reception on from
12:30-2:30pm will include live entertainment by the Hannan Choir, directed by Joan Crawford of the Brush Park Conservatory.
4750 Woodward,
Detroit 313-833-
1300

Paint Creek Center for the Arts
OPENING #1: Friday, January 20,
6 - 9 pm
RUNS THROUGH:
February 25, 2006
SHOW: DETROIT/TOLEDO EXCHANGE
DESCRIPTION:
Paint Creek Center for the Arts is pleased to welcome the Toledo Federation of Arts Societies for the Detroit/Toledo Exchange. This all-media exhibit in our Main Gallery features works by artists associated with the twenty organizations which make up the Toledo Federation of Arts Societies. Each organization selected two artists from their membership. The group comes together for a show that truly offers something for everyone. Media include paintings in watercolor, oil and acrylic; photographs and prints; and sculpture and objects in glass, ceramic, metal and stone.
OPENING #2: Friday, January 20, 6 - 9 pm
RUNS THROUGH: February 25, 2006

SHOW: (First Floor Gallery) Sarah Schrift - "Jailbirds"
DESCRIPTION: Join Paint Creek Center for the Arts in welcoming Sarah Schrift of Ferndale, Michigan, as our First Floor Gallery Featured Artist. Sarah's Jailbirds series features delicate paintings of birds on vintage handkerchiefs. Sarah Schrift earned her Master of Fine Arts from
Columbia University. She has taught a variety of art classes all over the Detroit area, and has exhibited her work in numerous group shows. Sarah has done a number of commissions, and her work appears in many private collections.
407 Pine Street, Rochester, Michigan 48307 248-651-4110

MONA, Museum of New Art
OPENING: Saturday, January 21 -
5 - 9pm
RUNS THROUGH: February 20th

SHOW: Picasso's camera
DESCRIPTION: A box camera belonging to Pablo Picasso at the start of the twentieth century has been unearthed with a roll of exposed film still inside. What was discovered, once that film was developed, is rewriting the history of modern art.
7 North Saginaw Street, Pontiac, Michigan 48342, 248.210.7560

WSU: Community Arts Gallery
OPENING:
January 27, 5 - 8 pm
RUNS THROUGH: February 24

SHOW: MFA I
DESCRIPTION:
Michigan State University Students
WSU, 150 Community Arts Building, Detroit, 313-577-2423

 

CURRENT EXHIBITS 2006

BBAC Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center
RUNS THROUGH: January 27th

SHOW: CCS & BBAC Fine Arts Opening
DESCRIPTION: CCS Selects; A Fine Arts Invitational: The Fine Arts Department of the College for Creative Studies and the Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Center Marking the start of the 100th Anniversary of the College for Creative Studies, with an exhibition of recent Fine Arts talent. Artist List: Heather Anger, Erin Aube, Jacklyn Brickman, Miroslav Cukovic, Ben Kiehl, Kylie Lockwood, Erin Somerville, Leman Lambert, Faina Lerman, Brian C. Barr, Steven Brown, Ann Gordon, Julia Stout, Susan Trujillo, Joshua Ferrel, Hillary Kantman, Matt Lewis, Joel Dugan, Stephanie Buer, Michael Smith, Craig Nowak, Christopher Hall, Brittany Harris
Also Opening In the Robinson Gallery: "Waxing Euphoric" A Celebration of Encaustic Art. A curated exhibition featuring the work of Susan Aaron-Taylor, Grace Ann Warren, Lynda Cole, Dee Ann Segula, Mona Shahid, and Mary Rousseau.
In the Commons Gallery: Gail mally-mack Class Exhibition
1516 S. Cranbrook Rd. Birmingham, Mi., 248-644-0866

Gallery Project
RUNS THROUGH: February 12, 2006

SHOW: ''AMERICAN ICONS" COMMENTS ON CONTEMPORARY CULTURE
DESCRIPTION: Curated by Judith Jacobs and Ben Van Dyke, the artists use popular icons as a means of interpreting contemporary American society in a variety of deeply personal ways. Reflecting pessimism over the country's political and commercial direction and re-examining our traditional values, many of these works demonstrate a sense of irony and cynicism.
215 S Fourth Ave. Ann Arbor, Mi 48104, 734-997-7012

101up Gallery
RUNS THROUGH: January 27, 2006

SHOW: "The Ninth Show - Figure and Field"
DESCRIPTION: Artists Brian Barr and Leman Lambert present their figurative portraits, which delve into the personalities and emotions of the sitter. Bryant Tillman and Jeremy Mann display their abstract 'field" paintings. Live entertainment, hors d'oeuvres, and a Champagne Toast at midnight are included in the evening's activities.
4470 Second Ave, Detroit, MI 48201, (313) 415-6364

Janice Charach Epstein Gallery
RUNS THROUGH:
February 9th 2006
SHOW: "HMFRNSHNGS"
DESCRIPTION: Home Furnishings from the CCS student, alum, & faculty network. An outstanding example of unbounded imagination, combining processes, materials, and concepts into utilitarian sculpture. Sculpture by nature conveys a message or at least tells a story giving it a fourth dimension. Adding functionality to sculpture expands a fifth dimension for the artist and collector alike. Interpreting the theme and focusing on details creates a piece that is both holistic and rewarding for all. Studio furniture does what production furniture could never do; remove as much of the inhuman aspects of the industrial age as possible. Remember that without the viewer art does not exist, and that without this vast and prolific society artists would not thrive.
6600 W. Maple Rd, West Bloomfield, MI 48322-3022 248-432-5448

Cass Cafe
RUNS THROUGH: March 4, 2006

SHOW: 3 The Hard Way
DESCRIPTION: A mixed media exhibition by Taurus Burns, John Harkins, Harlan Lovestone; three renowned local painters.
4620 Cass Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201, (313) 831-1400

Ellen Kayrod Gallery
RUNS THROUGH: January 13, 2006

SHOW: 3rd Annual Sight Fest
DESCRIPTION: Works of all media will be featured in this exhibit which is open to Detroit-area artists aged 60 and up. will also feature World Music Duo Mark Sawasky and Djeto Juncaj, both members of the Detroit-based group Immigrant Suns.
4750 Woodward, Detroit 313-833-1300

Neal Davis Gallery
RUNS THROUGH: January 28, 2006

SHOW: Small Works: A Holiday Affair
DESCRIPTION: More than 50 small pieces of original art works, featuring paintings, sculptures, and photography
314 w. fourth street, royal oak, mi 48067, (248) 298-0326

Pr1mary Space Gallery
Runs Through: January 28, 2006

SHOW: Wish You Were Here
DESCRIPTION: "Wish You Were Here", a themed, group exhibit set within the postcard boundaries of 4 inches by 6 inches. Featuring over 20 artists. With their unique artistry wrangled into these slightly diminutive dimensions, the following artists will participate, each exhibiting multiple works: Liz Adams, Amathin, Brian Behnke, Luke Chueh, Jeff Claasssen, Matthew Curry, Penelope Dullaghan, Cody Hudson, Caroline Hwang, Misha Kligman, Aaron Kraten, Joshua Krause, Brian McDonald, Matthew Pasquarello, Lesley Reppeteaux, Amy Ruppel, Damion Silver, Kyle M. Stone, Jo Tyler, Adam Wier, Nick Z., and Bill Zindel.
2750 Yemans Street, Hamtramck, MI 48212 313-870-9470

CPOP
RUNS THROUGH: January 15th
SHOW: "For the Price of Fuel"
DESCRIPTION: Camilo Pardo, Detroit's most celebrated conceptual auto designer…
4160 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201, 313-833-9901

Robert Kidd Gallery
RUNS THROUGH: January 13, 2006
SHOW: XXX Three Decades of Art
DESCRIPTION: PAINTINGS: 1929-1955
107 Townsend St, Birmingham, MI 48009 248-642-3909

Susanne Hilberry Gallery
RUNS THROUGH: Jan 14th 2006

SHOW: Paintings
DESCRIPTION: HOLLY COULIS, DAVID DEUTSCH, RYAN McLAUGHLIN, ELLEN PHELAN, ANNA SCHACHTE, JOSH SMITH, CLINTON SNIDER, BILLY SULLIVAN
700 Livernois Street Ferndale, MI 48220 248-541-4700

Cranbrook Art Museum
RUNS THROUGH: JANUARY 15th, 2006

SHOW: Ruth Duckworth, Modernist Sculptor
DESCRIPTION: First Major U.S. Retrospective.
39221 Woodward, Bloomfield Hills 248-645-3361

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LINKS, for more links, see the CHAIN page.

 

 Alley Culture

Ambient Gallery

Ann Arbor Art Center

Art Cite

Art Exchange Gallery

Art Gallery of Windsor

Bagley Housing Gallery

Biddle Gallery

BBAC

BookBeat

Cafe de Troit

CAID

Cary Gallery

CCS: Center Galleries

Charles H. Wright Museum of African Art

CPOP

Cranbrook Art Museum

DAM

District Arts Gallery

Ellen Kayrod Gallery

Focus: HOPE

Ford Gallery EMU

G.R.N'Namdi

Gallery 555

Gallery 4731

Gallery Project

Izzy's Raw Art Gallery

Janice Charach Epstein Gallery

Johanson Charles Gallery

Lawrence Street Gallery

 

Lemberg Gallery

Library of the McNichols Campus
of the University of Detroit Mercy

Madonna University

Marygrove Gallery

Meadowbrook Art Gallery

Michigan Hot Glass Work Shop

MONA, Museum of New Art

Neal Davis Gallery

Next Step Studio

Padzieski Art Gallery

Paint Creek Center for the Arts

Pewabic Pottery

The Pioneer Building

Plymouth Community Art Council

Pr1mary Space Gallery

Pure Detroit Design Lab

Redd Apple Gallery

Revolution Gallery

Riverside Arts Center

Robert Kidd Gallery

Sandi Wheaton

The Scarab Club

Susanne Hilberry Gallery

Symmetry Art Gallery

Swords into Plowshares

Union Street: Michigan Room

Washington Street Gallery

WSU: Community Arts Gallery

WSU: Elaine L Jacobs Gallery

Woods Gallery

Xhedos Café

Zeitgeist Gallery

101up Gallery

ART BEAT
Detroit Public TV
WTVS Channel 56
Saturdays at
2:00 p.m.
(see Maniscalo Gallery for more info)

 

 

 

 

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