DEARBORN, MI – Multi-Arts Night sponsored by the Dearborn Community Fund (DCF) on March 28 was an evening of music, art and creative writing. The annual program, a component of Dearborn’s Art in Public Places – Midwest Sculpture Initiative (MSI), includes a visual arts and writing contest using the public sculptures for inspiration.
The 2012 MSI award winners were announced at Multi-Arts Night at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center. Visual arts award recipients were: Pamela Sayre, first place; Sawsan Chehab, second place and Janet Grant, third place. All three award winning artists are active members in the Artist Society of Dearborn.
Writing award recipients were: Diane Kaye, first place for “The Lollipop Tree” based on a sculpture of the same title located at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center; Michelle Saad, second place for “Glass Representatives” inspired by the sculpture titled “Glass Totems” located at Georgetown Commons in East Dearborn.
The Dearborn Community Fund, with support from the East and West Dearborn Downtown Development Authorities, sponsors the Art in Public Places – Midwest Sculpture Initiative. Twelve sculptures are currently on display in various Dearborn locations. To learn more about the sculptures, the sculptors and locations, visit the DCF website.
The DCF is a non-profit organization that provides and promotes financial and volunteer resources in support of arts, recreational and cultural programs that directly impact the community. For more information, contact the DCF office at 313-943-5478.