About us


“Dedicated to promoting the arts in the Great Lakes region

through education, instruction, interaction and performance”


It all started when...

Big Water Creative Arts, Inc. was formed in April 2016 as a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation. It was superseded by the Mackinac Island Songwriters Workshop, which was formed in 2014, from which BWCA developed out of.

Both BWCA and the MISW have the same objectives; to educate people in the art and skill of songwriting, and related subjects. BWCA has had more of an emphasis on a curriculum and classes geared towards elementary, middle and high school students, while the MISW has been an annual, 4-day long, adult event for the past 3 years. 

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