Welcome to the 11th annual Artfest 55 festival celebrating the creativity of Michigan residents who are age 55 and over. This year, there were 109 entries in the visual art categories and 19 pieces of creative writing. Winners in each category were announced in an opening reception Friday, July 10. Enjoy the virtual exhibit of the art accepted into the show here. It was on exhibit through August 30. Thanks to award-winning photographer Charles Bonham for the beautiful photos of each piece.
Photo: Best of Show - Priscilla Olsen, Family Picnic (Oil on linen panel)
This exhibition was almost canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic and Governor ordered closures. Instead, it became the first Creative 360 exhibit to be offered both online and in our gallery. These 58 works in 2D, 3D and photography represent 22 artists. Thanks to award-winning photographer Charles Bonham for the beautiful photos of each piece. It was on exhibit through July 2, 2020.
Photo: Best of Show and People's Choice Award Winner - Great Blue Heron by Roger King (Metal & Paint)