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Pentastar Aviation® Sponsors Michigan Fine Arts Competition

Waterford, Mich. – Pentastar Aviation announces that it is the presenting sponsor of the 33rd Annual Michigan Fine Arts Competition, June 19-Aug. 28, at the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center in Birmingham.

The Michigan Fine Arts Competition is a juried exhibition open to artists from Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin. All artwork in the exhibit has been created in the past year. This year’s exhibit showcases 104 works of art by 95 artists.

Apart from the exclusive, invitation-only preview from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, June 18, the Michigan Fine Arts Competition exhibits are free and open to the public. (The public is invited to attend the opening reception on Friday, June 19, 6-8 p.m.)

“We are proud to be the presenting sponsor of the Michigan Fine Arts Competition,” said Greg Schmidt, Pentastar Aviation’s President and CEO. “Pentastar Aviation has a commitment to innovation and artistic expression in the aviation industry, and it is our distinct pleasure to support that expression, as well as that of the area’s most talented artists by sponsoring this exhibition.”

This year’s MFAC is being adjudicated by Joseph Winterhalter, a painter of large-scale works in the permanent collection at the Cincinnati Art Museum and in private collections around the world. He will be giving a free “Gallery Talk” in the Birmingham Art Center’s Robinson Gallery on Saturday, June 20 from 11 a.m. to noon.

The Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center is located at 1516 S. Cranbrook Rd.

About Pentastar Aviation

Pentastar Aviation is a leader in the world of business aviation, providing aircraft management, aircraft consulting, aircraft maintenance, avionics services, interior services, FBO services, and award winning private jet charter operated through Pentastar Aviation Charter, Inc. The company is committed to delivering the highest standards of safety and service excellence to their customers.

Pentastar Aviation has been servicing regional and global travelers for more than 50 years and is headquartered at Oakland County International Airport (KPTK). For more information, please visit