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Nep Sidhu’s first solo exhibit in the U.S., “Paradox of Harmonics,” is on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) now until September 11, 2022. The Toronto-based artist dedicates the exhibit to his Sikh religion. Sidhu uses Afrofturist and Sikh practices to reveal how the power of sound...
“Detroit Dreams” is hitting the big screen this Sunday, May 1, 2022, at the Garden Theater in Detroit. Written and directed by Detroit entertainment executive and filmmaker Al Nuke in partnership with Lite Skin Productions, the two are highlighting and securing Detroit’s musical past, present, and future. “This movie really inspires...
Artist of the Week is E’lla Aimee Webber. Her creative flavor, professional acumen, and homegirl essence bring further depth to the artistic space of Grand Rapids. E’lla’s persona resonates within her work and character. Everyone loves an artist that can not only create but also speak to their distinct...
Detroit is known for many things: cars, music and food. But, Detroit has more to offer than meets the eye. Over the last few years, Detroit has taken health and wellness to a new level. Fitness studios are popping up left and right, and it seems that Detroiters are...
Artist of the Week is Darin Darby. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Darby established himself as a self-taught visual artist. His artistic roots derive from his drawings of comic book characters with pencils, evolving into creations by use of colored pencils, charcoal, pastels and acrylic paint in his...
Artist of the Week is Mariah Mitchell of Riah’s Canvas, a gifted and versatile artist and painter. Mitchell’s gallery of work is a fascinating collection of commissioned portraits of cartoons, at-home art and paint kits, and even custom belly molds for mothers-to-be.  ...
Rooted in the activation and elevation of relationships with art, Friends of African and African American Art (FAAAA) was established in 1962 and serves as one of Detroit Institute of Arts’ (DIA) oldest auxiliaries. The esteemed Auxiliary welcomed seven new board members in October to continue driving the mission...
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 daydreaming while staring at the sky,...
Purpose and intent behind any one artist’s creative process can and will vary.Ask one, and they’ll say they create for their family or with their family in mind.Another might say for their community, for their ethnicity, etcetera. Some mightsay they create for themselves, but even then, it probably isn’t...
Sculptor, animator and artist James Braddock answers some questions for BLACand explains that sometimes, universities don’t make artists – artists do. James Braddock has spent the last eight years honing his skills in traditional methods like drawing, painting, markers and clay, all for the purpose of melding those techniques with...
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 creative free spirit Sabrina Nelson helped...
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 and sharpened...
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