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Why It’s Still So Important For The Future of Our Youth As young people transition back to school at such a time as the existing global pandemic, there is bountiful room for more discussions on the state of our children, their futures, and...
Jessica Care-Moore, an interdisciplinary artist who was born and raised right here in Detroit, made history in 1995 when she was the first artist to win the Showtime at the Apollo showcase five weeks in a row. Growing up, she spent her time...
The Who’s-Who List of Artists to Watch In Detroit. With multiple highly-ranked art schools, organizations and avenues dotted across the map, Metro Detroit is a wellspring of creativity and unique style and Fall is the time to honor our artists. Artivist, long-time educator and...
Deniece Daniels is our Detroit Artist of the Week. A sculptor since elementary school, Daniels’ artistry spans over six decades. After graduating from Martin Luther King High School, she was welcomed as a sculptor for the esteemed Detroit Institute of Arts. Throughout her career, Daniels has nurtured...
Sheefy Mcfly, a proud Detroiter, painter and visual artist amongst other creative expressions as a rapper, DJ, and producer, is BLAC’s Artist of the week. Designing across an array of elements, Mcfly’s work is locally and globally present from his diverse fan base of art collectors and...
Grand Rapids is known as a city for the arts. Piper Adonya is a leader of the Renaissance movement combining unique artistry and social justice messaging into her work. The powerhouse Art Prize winner is creating experiences through art, those we at BLAC foresee will be...
This week's #ArtistOfTheWeek is Torri Sharron, a multifaceted woman and visual artist who deems herself a creator of many sorts. Clever in spirit and poignant with stencil and brush, Sharron has crafted and commissioned prolific artwork since 2009. Her varied portfolio consists of profound portraits and scenes...
Comic book creator, Martheus Wade, brings a breath of fresh air to the world of graphic novels. Alongside his wife, Janet Wade, they use his martial arts background to tell relatable, fantastical stories. His art shines a light on diversity by putting an array of different characters...
This week’s #ArtistOfTheWeek goes to Jamaal Barber, @jbarberstudio. An artist and printmaker exploring Black identity, Barber’s primary medium is printmaking. His wood cuts and mixed media prints have been featured in many local Atlanta shows, including the Decatur Arts Festival, Atlanta Print Biennial Show and more. He’s...
Doug Jones is a multifaceted artist from Jackson, MI whose practice encompasses everything from paintings and murals to video and garden architecture. Although his creative output manifests itself in different ways, it all stems from the same place – his dauntless creativity, and love for community.
Mario Moore
His retrospective, ‘Enshrined: Presence + Preservation’ is on view at the Charles H. Wright Museum.
Black Art Library
Art educator Asmaa Walton has amassed an impressive collection, now on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit.
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