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Fine Arts September-December 2022


24th Annual Fine Arts Show

The Livonia Arts Commission is now accepting applications for the 24th Annual Fine Art Show Oct. 1-22 at the Bennett Civic Center Library. The deadline to apply is Sept. 2. Artists will be notified whether they are accepted by Sept. 12.

Artists may submit up to 10 entries, with a cost of $35 per entry for each of the first two, and $10 per entry for any additional. Cash prizes of up to $700 (for Best of Show) are available for this juried fine art show!

Click here for application instructions and the paper form.

The public exhibit will be open Oct. 1-22 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, and 1-5 p.m. Sundays. The gallery is located on the second floor of the Bennett Civic Center Library.

Contact the Arts Commission at arts@livonia.gov.

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Mission

The Livonia Arts Commission exists to create, promote, develop, sponsor, sustain, facilitate, and further the Arts within the City of Livonia. For the mission of the Commission and its commissioners, the term “Arts” shall be defined and literally construed to include the making or doing of things that have form and beauty, and to encompass all forms of Arts including the Arts of music, painting, sculpture, literature, dance, theater, opera, ballet, crafts of all natures, and any other of the performing Arts requiring and exhibiting a level of creativity, skill, or talent.

Members

  • Brian Duggan, Chair
         Year Appointed: 2011
  • Dan Spurling, Vice-Chair
          Year Appointed: 2003
  • Carrie Spurling, Secretary
          Year Appointed: 1998
  • Virginia Bosak
          Year Appointed: 2015
  • David Culliton
          Year Appointed: 2020
  • Donna Eno
          Year Appointed: 2000
  • Joe Gilligan
          Year Appointed: 2020
  • Grace Karczewski
          Year Appointed: 2005
  • Richard Kent
          Year Appointed: 2020
  • Patrice Mang
          Year Appointed: 2018
  • Helen Moore
          Year Appointed 2016
  • James Sercu
          Year Appointed: 2018
  • Lindsay A. Spence
          Year Appointed: 2016
  • Jerry Valentine
          Year Appointed: 2012
  • Pam Valentine
          Year Appointed: 2012

overview

The Arts Commission consists of up to fifteen members, appointed by and at the pleasure of the Mayor.  Appointed members serve for three-year terms.

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