The Power Art! Project will continue to wrap Ann Arbor traffic boxes with vinyl prints by Washtenaw County-based artists. One hundred and eight prints from 41 artists in the first round were reviewed by a six-person jury of artists, business owners and community leaders who whittled the number down to 12 semi-finalists for a public vote. PowerArt! Is sponsored by The Arts Alliance in partnership with the Downtown Development Authority and the Ann Arbor Public Art Commission. Since debuting in 2015, 25 PowerArt! boxes have been installed in the Ann Arbor Downtown Development District. The 2018 semi-finalists and finalists can be seen here: https://a3arts.org/publicart.
A bridge between EMU art students and established artists Alexa Dietz understands the value of inspiration, and, with the coming relaunch of The Ypsilanti Arts Incubator, she’s building a channel for it to flow freely into a community with a wealth of creativity. To grow and thrive As a sculpture student at EMU in the
Q&A: Comic Artist Casey Nowak You may have seen comic artist Casey Nowak’s work around town without realizing it; their client-base and resume are varied and accomplished enough that major outlets and businesses have taken notice. They’ve done work for Cartoon Network, Ann Arbor District Library, BOOM! Studios, and Spry Publishing, among others, some of
Independent theaters prove cinema isn’t dead It seems that every year, especially near awards season, fears concerning the death of cinema and movie theaters become topics of heated debate. The projected death of the movie theater may be premature. Three years ago, Vanity Fair ran an article just before the Academy Awards, pointing out the
Ann Arbor’s Aerial and Circus Arts Gym For those who have dreamed of running away with the circus— before you pack your bags, visit the Ann Arbor Aviary to perfect your aerial skills. Aspiring trapeze artists needn’t have any prior dance or gymnastics experience to enroll in the continuously-running introductory course. On a Friday evening,