Artist Opportunities



We are all unique and magnificent human beings with unique backgrounds, diversity, and life experiences. Why bother to get to know someone different than you? The answer may be this simple: Thriving communities celebrate others' differences regardless of their income, social status, age, gender, or race. It is a strong hope that we are unified as families, business owners, and community leaders within the Huron Valley community through the Unity Project. 

The Unity Project stands in solidarity for equality and justice for all. A wise man once said, 'You can't understand someone until you've walked a mile in their shoes.' The Unity Project is about shoes and community. We are looking for people of all ages to tell their personal stories by decorating, deconstructing, painting, printing, or anything else you can think of to a shoe. The shoe can be a physical shoe used or new. It can also be a photograph, a shoe you create in your favorite drawing program, or 3-D design application. Still, it must inspire action, broaden awareness, deepen understanding, convey urgency, point to solutions, or illuminate the consequences of intolerance and inequities.  

Participate in a community-wide collaboration for people of all ages, adding your unique vision described in this worksheet, which can be downloaded here: unityprojectartprojectrev.pdf.

Questions? Contact the office at 248-889-8660 or

Established Artist Co-op Now Accepting Applications

The Art Shop, Huron Valley Council for the Arts' cooperative of fine artists, is currently seeking new artist submissions.

HVCA wants additional artists who work in the following mediums: original hand crafted furniture, woodworking, sculptural wood carving, weaving, collage/mixed media, glass (kiln formed/ warm-glass or blown glass), ceramics, sculpture, (metal, stone, found object) and leather. The Art Shop is a beautiful display and sale space located within the historic Highland Station House. Accepted artists will be joining an established group of talented artists that work as a team to create new opportunities to sell and exhibit the cooperative group's work.



The HVCA Art Shop is located at 205 W. Livingston Road in Highland, Michigan. Hours of operation are 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.



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