HotWorks.org Presents the 12th Annual Orchard Lake Fine Art & Craft Show®
West Bloomfield, Michigan
Juried Fine Art & Craft Event with World-Renowned and Top-Notch Local Artists
Voted in the Top 100 Art Shows in the Country – seven years in row!
Winner of 6 awards from 2012 Michigan Festivals and Events
When: July 26 & 27, 2014
Admission $5; 12 & under free
Where: Located in the heart of beautiful West Bloomfield, MI
6900 Orchard Lake Road [map]
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
Plenty of parking behind Barnes & Noble and Beaumont Medical Center
The 12th Annual Orchard Lake Fine Art Show® on July 26 & 27, 2014 takes place in the heart of West Bloomfield, south of Maple, west of Orchard Lake Road, on Powers and Daly Roads. Juried by art professionals, this high quality fine art & craft event brings world-renowned & top-notch local artists to sell their paintings, clay, glass, sculpture, wood, fiber, jewelry, photography and more. All work is original and handmade by the artist at the show, who is also present to answer any questions about his/her work. You will see artists at this event that you do not see at other Michigan events. The Hot Works team's Executive Director, Patty Narozny, has grown the Orchard Lake Fine Art Show® to be in the top 100 art shows in the country the last seven years in a row and won six awards from 2012 Michigan Festivals and Events Fun Awards.
West Bloomfield, MI is located adjacent to Bloomfield Hills, one of the riches cities as the #2 highest income city in the United States, according to Wikipedia.org., and home of Cranbrook Art Institute. West Bloomfield is 20 minutes northwest of Detroit, in an upscale neighborhood with rolling hills that provide a tranquil setting for beautiful and lavish homes. The 12th Annual Orchard Lake Fine Art Show® takes place in the heart of West Bloomfield, located on a street with high visibility from Orchard Lake Road, south of Maple Road, in an area that provides plenty of free parking for patrons and weekend access for local businesses. West Bloomfield has been voted one of Money Magazine's "Best Places to Live". West Bloomfield's Community Development received recognition for service, professional development, and dedication to creating a safe and sustainable community from International Code Council (that's important for the safety of our community event)!
Admission $5; 12 & Under Free
CompetitionThe deadline for professional artist applications is March 16, 2014. We accept applications electronically via Zapp at https://www.zapplication.org/event-info-public.php?fair_id=2886 or "manually". Manual applications can be obtained under the artist application page of this website.
Families of the Chadwick Accounting Group, PCA's Youth ArtCompetition receive a family pass to enter
There is plenty of free parking off Orchard Lake Road, south of Maple, behind Beaumont Medical Center. Pets permitted on a short leash, not longer than 3'; please keep pets out of all tented areas, and please relieve your pet before attending the show.
This is the original Orchard Lake Fine Art Show, with the 4th year taking place in the heart of West Bloomfield, located between 14 & 15 Mile Roads, on the west side of Orchard Lake Road, on the corner of Powers and Daly Roads. There is plenty of free parking behind the commercial buildings Barnes & Noble, West Bloomfield Corporate Plaza and, Beaumont Medical Center. West Bloomfield, MI has been voted Money Magazine's Best Places to Live! [map] The West Bloomfield Library is one of only five libraries in the U.S. to receive the 2010 National Medal, the nation's highest award for libraries and museums.
Our goal is to be focused, get the right artists together with the right audience so that everyone has a pleasant and educational experience. The Orchard Lake Fine Art Show® is an upscale art show designed to enhance all the aesthetic senses. Live music will be playing throughout the event. Fresh flowers on every table set the ambience of this first class Art show. Children's Art activities abound include plaster painting, tie-dye T-shirts, candle making, face painting – kids take home their creations. Art demonstrations allow many opportunities for the patrons to be able to understand the processes that the artists' go through to create their specific medium. Our goal is to create an atmosphere that enhances the artwork and creates a relaxing environment for art lovers. The 7th Annual Youth Art Competition, sponsored by The Chadwick Accounting Group, offer kids in grades K-8 to enter their art work to be publicly displayed and an opportunity to win a cash prize! There is great food and a variety of beverages, including beer and wine, and a comfortable tented seating area. Hours are on Friday, July 26, from 5pm-9pm, Saturday, July 27 from 10am-9pm and Sunday, July 28, from 10am-5pm. Admission is $5; 12 & under is free, and there is free parking. There is something for everyone, with all price ranges from $25 and higher. Feel free to bring your pets – we just ask that they go potty before arriving to the show and please keep them out of the tents. If there is an accident, it is proper etiquette to pick up after your pet.
The Institute for the Arts & Education, Inc., is the a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization dedicated to Educate and Promote Fine Arts and Crafts among all Artists and Students, of all age groups and diversity, and the General Public. Our mission is to enhance Artistry and Community Enrichment. IA&E implements ways to enrich lives and strengthen our community through the Power of Arts via ways in which we can help teach communities how art work is made, and to further the involvement of the community with our events. This Association works to encourage creative expression and Artistic excellence, and to expand public awareness, appreciation and acquisition of fine arts and fine crafts.
Sponsors whom are looking to excite the affluent are a perfect match for this event. Some of our most successful Artists sell work that starts at $2,000 or more. Our partnership with sponsors is designed to put you foremost in the attendees mind.
More information about sponsorship opportunities for the Orchard Lake Fine Art Show