Art Reach of Mid Michigan

111 E. Broadway Street * Mt. Pleasant MI  48858

Art Reach of Mid Michigan staff


Amy Powell

Executive Director

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Amy Powell has a Masters in Communication from CMU and is currently the Executive Director of Art Reach of Mid Michigan. Amy has been in the mid-Michigan area since 2003, and most recently worked at Central Michigan University. Her background includes volunteer coordinator positions, financial management/budget planning, and donor relations/development. Before moving to Mt. Pleasant, Amy lived in Gaylord, and Grand Rapids, where she attended Aquinas College for her bachelor’s degree; and she calls Petoskey home.

At Art Reach, Amy is responsible for community relations, grant writing, budgeting, Board relations and programming.

Dianne Ward

Office Manager

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Dianne Ward attended Mid Michigan Community College for Medical Office Assistant and after 14 years in the medical field she decided it was time for a change which is what lead her here.   She spends most of her time with her husband, children and grandchildren.  If she is not at work or home you will find her on a softball field somewhere.

At Art Reach, Dianne is responsible for managing the office and making sure the office runs smoothly.

Kim Bigard

Gallery & Gift Shop Coordinator

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Kim Bigard is A Central Michigan University  graduate with a bachelors degree in ceramics and a minor in museum studies. Currently she works mostly in fiber. Her free time is spent gardening, supporting Michigan art and music, and being mom to a toddler.

At Art Reach, Kim is responsible for managing the store and the Morey Family Gallery, and coordinating shop volunteers.

Jeff Silvernail
Education & Marketing Coordinator
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Born in Idaho and moving throughout the United States, Jeff settled in Alma in 2005. After earning his associate’s degree in psychology and a six-year stint in journalism, he decided to take his career in a new direction.

In his free time, Jeff enjoys spending time with his friends and family, reading, gaming, and walking during the warm weather.

At Art Reach, Jeff is responsible for coordinating the Education and Marketing aspect of Art Reach by promoting, creating flyers and marketing materials, social media, website, and scheduling classes.   

Contact Us

Art Reach of Mid Michigan is located at 111 E. Broadway Street in historic downtown Mt. Pleasant MI 48858.
111 E. Broadway Mt. Pleasant MI 48858
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 9 am to 5 pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Store Hours:
Monday - Friday: 10 am to 5:30 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm
Closed Sunday
Contact: Kim Bigard 

Artist Consignment Forms to download:

Office:  989-773-3689
Store:  989-773-8860
Fax:  989-773-0147

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Art Reach of Mid Michigan Board of Directors

Carol Brannan

Vince Demasi

Nedra Fisher

Anne Gochenour

Jeff Hoyle

John Jensen

Janet Kline

Fritz Kuhlman

Dennis Marshall

Mike Miller

Emma Powell

Marie Pilkington

George Rouman

Rhonda Tudor

Kelli Walton

Art Reach of Mid Michigan Board of Trustees

Linda Beard
Tom Endres
Sandy Olson
Steve Pung
Judy French Smith
Mary Lu Yardley