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First Friday Art Walk – Rockford Switches Out for October Exhibits

The First Friday Art Walk  event, which launched in August, has grown with over 25 artists now registered to exhibit in venues all over downtown Rockford, Michigan. According to Linda Humbert, Chair of the Rockford Area Arts Commission sponsored event, there are several new artists signing up every … [Read more...]

Local Photographer Tom Scott Exhibits at Diana’s Cafe

Photographer Tom Scott says, “I have lived in the West Michigan area all of my life, but my heart and soul has become a part of Rockford.” An exhibit of his photographs is now on display at Diana’s Café at 9 N. Main Street, downtown Rockford, and will run through October 14, 2013. Tom Scott says … [Read more...]

RRAA Artists at 2013 ArtPrize

Here are a few of the Rogue River Artists Association members who have entries in ArtPrize this year: Linda Bassford - "Cooper" at First Community Bank Shirley Dean - "Misty Morning" at First Community Bank Mary Myszka - "Fluxus" at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel Brad Nielsen - "Devotion" at … [Read more...]

First Friday Artwalk Rockford – September 2013

On the first Friday of every month, Rockford Michigan local businesses will have, on display, artwork from artists around the area. The following month artwork will change locations, and new art will be on display at the participating local businesses! Be sure to keep tabs on First Friday Art … [Read more...]

2013 Art in the Park

On Saturday, September 7th, 2013- the Rockford Area Arts Commission will present its annual Rockford Art in the Park exhibition. This juried art exhibition offers a charming setting along the Rogue River in the city’s Garden Club Park. Limited to 34 artists, the event draws exhibitors and patrons … [Read more...]

“A Pilgrimage to Israel” by Brad Nielsen Exhibit at Diana’s Cafe.

The wall in Diana’s Café downtown Rockford has a new exhibit, “A Pilgrimage to Israel”, photographs by Dennis Bradford Nielsen. These images were taken on a trip to Israel which initiated Nielsen’s interest in photography. Nielsen was a 2012, 2011 and 2010 Artprize artist and will also be in 2013 … [Read more...]

Call for Venues & Artists – First Fridays Art Walk – Rockford

The Rockford Brewing Company, Rockford Area Arts Commission, Rogue River Artists' Association, City of Rockford, Michigan and the Rockford Area Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce First Fridays Art Walk - Rockford! First Fridays Art Walk - Rockford is a new, on-going, continuous … [Read more...]

2013 Art in the Park Applications

Friday, June 7, 2013 is the last day for artists to register for the 2013 Rockford Art in the Park! Space is limited to 34 exhibitors. Register soon for the best booth selection and before June 7, 2013 to avoid late fees. A $15 late fee will be applied to any remaining booth fees after this … [Read more...]

Opportunities For Artists

Attention artists! There is a wealth of information posted at ArtServe Michigan - the statewide nonprofit organization leading advocacy for the arts, culture and arts education and the transformative power of the creative industries in Michigan. Check out current opportunities … [Read more...]

West Michigan Regional (Art) Competition Call for Entries

West Michigan Regional (Art) Competition LowellArts! King Gallery March 26 - April 25, 2013 ART DROP-OFF: Mar 22- 23, 2013 The 27th annual West Michigan Regional (Art) Competition draws artists ages 18 and older from Oceana, Newaygo, Mecosta, Muskegon, Ottawa, Kent, Montcalm, Ionia, Allegan, … [Read more...]