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"Wayne County - The Artists Among Us Exhibition"
2002-09-25 until 2002-10-16
Wayne County Council for Arts, History & Humanities
Grosse Pointe, MI, USA United States of America

The Wayne County Council for Arts, History & Humanities (WCCAHH) is pleased to announce the Fourth Annual "Wayne County - THE Arists Among Us Exhibition." Artists Among Us is unique in a number of ways. First, as a traveling exhibit it will stop at four premiere exhibition venues in Wayne County through for maximum exposure to the public.

Secondly, Artists Among Us is an extraordinary ARTnership featuring collaborations between visual artists, poets and musicians. Here's how it works: top Wayne County poets and musicians will perform works inspired by the juried artworks during each of the receptions. The schedule of Receptions, which are free and open to the public, is listed below. Awards in each category (visual arts, poetry, music) will include: Best of Show; Award of Merit and 5 honorable Mentions. This exhibition is sponsored in part by the Detroit Department of Cultural Affairs and the Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs.

Award Winners

VISUAL ARTS AWARDS - Best of Show: Dennis Jones, "Becoming Anonymous I, II, & III;" Award of Merit: George Booth, "Home Again;" Honorable Mentions: Christine Bossler, "My Doors;" Mary Ewald, 'Big Pink;" Kay Frances Moore, "Beyond the Horizon."

LITERARY ARTS AWARDS - Best of Show: Ella Singer, "Becoming Anonymous I, II, III;" Award of Merit: Keith Carter Sterling, "Home Again;" Honorable Mentions: Suzanne Scarfone, "Beyond the Horizon;" Carol Carpenter, "Between Me and Thee;" Cynthia Henderson, "Becoming Anonymous."

MUSICAL ARTS AWARDS - Best of Show: Christian Kreipke, "Becoming Anonymous;" Award of Merit: Christian Krepke, "Beyond the Horizon;" Honorable Mentions: Robert Mouton, "Molecular Movements" (Glaucous); Joe Moore, "City Nocturne."

Calendar of Events
Friday, Oct. 4TH 5-7 PM = Reception at Madonna University Gallery, 36600 Schoolcraft Rd, Livonia 48150. (734) 432-5710
Exhibition: September 25 - October 16

Saturady, Oct. 19TH 2-4 PM - Reception at National Conference of Aritsts Gallery, 216 Fisher Bldg, Detroit 48202. (313) 494-8061
Exhibition: October 19 - November 8

Sunday, Nov. 17TH 4-8 PM - Reception at Grosse Pointe Artists Association, 1005 Maryland, Grosse Pointe 48230 (313) 821-1848
Exhibition: November 13 - 27


Dr. James Lentini (music) is Professor and Assistant Chair of the Department of Music at Wayne State University (classical and jazz), has received the Segovia International Composition Prize, a Meet the Composer grant from ASCAP and has performed with national and international ensembles, including Spain, Italy, Poland and Chile.

Robert Martin (visual art) is a Professor of Art and Art History at Wayne State University, a photographer and print maker and teaches interdisciplinary multi-media. His work is in collections nationwide. Featured Visual Artists . . . Charles Alexander (Detroit), George Booth (Dearborn Hgts), Christine Bossler (Grosse Pointe), Mary Ewald (Grosse Pointe Park), Dennis Jones (Plymouth), Kay Frances Moore (Detroit), Robin Morris (Detoit), Bette Prudden (Grosse Pointe), Irene Will (Grosse Ile), Casey Wise (Grosse Pointe), Lori Zurvalec (Grosse Pointe)

Featured Poets . . . Carol Carpenter (Livonia), Thomas Gillman (Livonia), Cynthia Henderson (Detroit), Herb James (Plymouth), Wardell Montgomery, Jr. (Detroit), Frances Shani Parker (Detroit), Suzanne Scarfone (Grosse Pointe), Ella Singer (Hamtramck), Keith Carter Sterling (Detroit), David Welper (Detroit).

Featured Musicians . . . Christian Kreipke, Joe Moore (Dearborn), Robert Mouton (Detoit), Lance Swick (Detroit).

Gilda Snowden
Blue Tornado
Best of Show

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