-The Northville Art House presents the 12th annual West of Center: Juried All-Media Exhibition featuring 45 works by 29 artists from Michigan and around the country. The work, selected by acclaimed automobile painter Tom Hale, reveals each artist’s creative effort to build on artistic tradition and embrace new experiments in the visual arts.
West of Center opens with a free, public outdoor reception from 5 – 7 p.m., Wednesday, September 2. At 6 p.m. the winners will be announced. The exhibition runs through September 26 during Art House hours, Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. A virtual exhibition will be presented simultaneously.
Artists scheduled to participate: Kalee Appleton (Fort Worth, TX), Gloria Arens (Garden City) Sylvia Bandyke (Royal Oak) Allen Brooks, (Livonia), Michael Burmeister (Fennville), Denise Carter (Eagleville, PA), Pat Cheal (Brighton), Pamela Day, (Wixom), Greg Domagalski (Saginaw) Arlene Evans (Northville) Peggy Kerwan (Novi), Beverly Koivunen (South Lyon), Nancy Kozlowski (Royal Oak), Maria Latour (Livonia), Rosemary Lee (Howell), Sunanda Mallick (Plymouth), Corinne McAuley (Surprise, AZ), Kathleen McNamee (Grosse Pointe Farms), Michael Nowotny (Milwaukee, WI), Karen Koykka O’Neal (Ann Arbor), Vickie Peterson (Ann Arbor), James Ritchie (Plymouth), Dean Rogers (Commerce Twp.), Gayle Sanchirico (Brighton), Fran Seikaly (West Bloomfield), Pat Vartanian (Novi), Bob Wesley (Walled Lake), Danna Wolke-Bowersox (Northville), Lori Zurvalec (Grosse Pointe).
Tom Hale is a fine artist from Farmington Hills, MI, a U.S. Navy veteran and a graduate with Honors from California’s ArtCenter College of Design. He worked as a stylist for twenty years at General Motors, Chrysler, and American Motors.
Tom has completed over 3000 paintings and shown at over 400 exhibitions including the Ann Arbor Art Fair and popular automotive events such as Meadow Brook and Pebble Beach. Tom has been commissioned to create over 65 posters and won more than 350 awards highlighted by American Watercolor Society’s Gold Medal of Honor. View his work at http://www.tomhalegallery.com.
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