Bahamas Biennale


  
Pillow Talk
Bahamas Biennale is excited to announce Pillow Talk a solo Exhibition by Lauren Taylor her first with the gallery. 

Opening Reception will be on September 16th from 6:00 - 9:00 pm  

9.16.17 - 11.4.17












Opening Reception, Saturday Sept. 16th,  6-9pm.  [East Side, Detroit] 
3106 Bellevue St.

Show runs through November 4.
  
Paul Kotula Projects 
@ 700 Livernois

  
 
Jason E. Carter: #Distracted_Presence and Paul Schwarz: A Shadow is Never Still; Chapter 2: 7:15
Los Angeles-based, Cranbrook graduate Jason E. Carter presents a series of photographs based on the evolving realities of image experience and Saarinen House, the restored 1930 home of noted architect Eliel Saarinen and his wife and artist Loja Saarinen located at Cranbrook Academy of Art. Also on view, Paul Schwarz: A Shadow is Never Still. Chapter Two: 7:15 celebrates the life and work of Detroit artist Paul Schwarz (1946-1998). Chapter Two: 7:15 includes a selection of the artist's noted collage/painting hybrids, sculpture and works on paper.



Opening Reception, Saturday Sept. 16th,  5-7:30pm [Ferndale] 
700 Livernois  St.                                               
Show runs through October 28.
  
Center Galleries


  
 
Cooper Holoweski: Basement Cosmos
Basement Cosmos is a multimedia exhibition that examines the relationship between human beings and the infinite expanse of space through everyday objects. Materials such as aluminum foil, cardboard, and coffee grounds are used to depict the origin and collapse of our universe, and our place within it. Presented in conjunction with Holoweski's two-channel video "As Above, So Below," projected on the outside of the Detroit Institute of Arts for DLECTRICITY. Opening night is Friday, September 15 from 6:00-8:00pm, and open thereafter until October 21 Tuesday-Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm.




Opening Reception, Friday Sept. 15th, 
6-8pm. [Midtown, Detroit
301 Frederick St.

Show runs through October 21.
                   

Simone DeSousa Gallery / EDITION

  
Zero-Craft Corp: produceriZm
Simone DeSousa Gallery/EDITION is pleased to present produceriZm, an exhibition of new work by art and design collaborative Zero-Craft Corp (ZCC). Founded by Mark Dineen and Michael Neville, ZCC is an experimental studio engaging with art and design as highly compatible disciplines. "produceriZm" is a presentation of the body of work created in response to ZCC's experience as Schara Artists/Designers in Residence in a collaboration with the 3rd grade class at Bennett Elementary School in southwest Detroit, plus editions of screenprints and sculptures created in the following months.



Opening Reception, Saturday Sept. 16th, 4-6pm. [Midtown, Detroit] 
3309 Caniff Ave.

Show runs through September 30.
  
Hill Gallery


  
 
Bill Rauhauser: Life Through The Lens
The Hill Gallery is pleased to present "Bill Rauhauser: Life Through The Lens". The moment of the photographic magic is captured by Bill Rauhauser with exquisite clarity, freezing the instant of a human connection, passion and relevance while exploring the dramatic visual graphic as only an exceptional artist can achieve. Opening Reception will be on Thursday, September 14th from 5-8pm at 407 W. Brown St., Birmingham, MI 48009. "Bill Rauhauser: Life Through the Lens" will be on view from September 14 to October 28, 2017.





Opening Reception, Thursday Sept. 14th, 5 -8pm.  [Birmingham] 
407 W. Brown St.

Show runs through October 28.
  
The Carr Center


  
 
Art in the City - Detroit Visionaries
Detroit Visionaries explores the rich diversity of emerging and established artists in the Metro Area. Combining artists from different disciplines and stages in their careers has given way to an exuberant mix of original works that are meaningful and thought provoking. There will be something for every taste represented with art from 20 participants. In keeping with the Carr Centers mandate to Inspire. Entertain. Challenge. and Educate., this exhibition will not disappoint.






Opening Reception, Friday Sept. 15th, 
6-8pm.  [Downtown, Detroit] 
1505 Woodward Ave.


                   

Ellen Kayrod Gallery


  
Structural Atmospheres - B.B. Winslow
The paintings of B.B. Winslow are featured in the latest exhibit at the Ellen Kayrod Gallery in Midtown. Winslow recently retired as the director of the Alden B. Dow Museum of Science and Art at the Midland Center for the Arts. Artist Talk: Friday, September 15th, 1pm. Opening Reception: Friday, September 15th , 5-8 pm. Join us for the opening of Structural Atmospheres. Enjoy light refreshments and the opportunity to meet B.B. Winslow. Collaborative Painting Workshop: Wednesday, September 20th, 1pm - 4pm



Opening Reception, Friday Sept. 15th, 
9am-5pm.  [Midtown, Detroit] 
100 South Old Woodward Ave.

Show runs through October 6.
  
The Gallery at Marygrove College


  
 
The Final Faculty Show at Marygrove College
Join us in celebrating our final Faculty Show at Marygrove College! Featuring the work of Mary Lou Greene (Ml Greene), Christine Hagedorn, Henry James Haver Crissman, Maria R. Prainito, Rose DeSloover, Sarah Nesbitt and Tim Gralewski. Exhibition runs through October 13.








Opening Reception, Saturday Sept. 16th, 4-7pm.  [Livernois, Detroit] 
Liberal Arts Building 8425 W McNichols.

Show runs through October 13.
  
Dresner Foundation Soul Studio at Friendship Circle Farber Center

  
 
In A Groove
"In A Groove" is a group show of 8 artists making work at the Dresner Foundation Soul Studio. Large scale paintings, dinosaur covered 3D landscapes, homemade guitars, and some rock icons will be on our gallery walls. Join us for our final show of this summer!










Opening Reception, Thursday Sept. 14th,  6-8pm.  [West Bloomfield] 
5586 Drake Rd.

Show runs through November 1.

                   

Ann Arbor Art Center


  
In Transit Opening Party
Join us for the Opening Party for In Transit, a moving exhibition featuring over 70 works from current and alumni WCC students with awards being presented for Best Composite, Best Black and White, Best of Campus Life, Best of Photography 101, and an overarching Best in Show. In Transit is a moving exhibition that will be presented in three unique contexts, curated by WCC faculty. The moving, pop-up nature of this exhibition features artwork displayed inside the entire fleet of AAATA buses as well as in spaces throughout the Ann Arbor area.





Opening Reception, Friday Sept. 15th, 
6-9pm.  [Ann Arbor] 
117 W. Liberty St.

Show runs through September 30.
  
Guardian Building - Promenade


  
 
epiphany glass Detroit Pop-Up Store Grand Opening
Glass artist April Wagner, owner of Pontiac's epiphany glass studio, will soon open a 270 sq. ft. pop-up store in downtown Detroit, located within the Promenade of the historic Guardian Building. The store will offer Wagner's handblown glass pieces including contemporary nest vases, Kayan decanter sets, delicate baskets, colorful holiday ornaments and more. Larger works of art and glass sculpture by Wagner will also be featured in the temporary location. epiphany glass is a state-of-the-art, 4,000 sq. ft. glassblowing studio and gallery located in Pontiac, Michigan.



Opening Reception, Friday Sept. 15th, 
4-8pm.  [Downtown, Detroit] 
500 Griswold St.                                                  
  
Art Department Gallery at WSU


  
 
2017 Mobile Arts Workshop Exhibition
The Department of Art and Art History provided abstract three-dimensional art workshops in Detroit, July 21 through August 7, 2017. Approximately 100 relief sculptures were created for the exhibition by workshop participants at the following parks and centers: Gordon Park, Adams Butzel Recreation Complex, Roberto Clemente Recreation Center, Farwell Recreation Center, Butzel Family Recreation Center, Mack Alive, Clark Park Coalition, and Patton Recreation Center. Also included in the exhibition are sculptural artworks created by seniors from the Pablo Davis Elder Living Center, Detroit.




Opening Reception, Friday Sept. 15th, 
5-8pm.  [Midtown, Detroit] 
150 Art Building, 5400 Reuther Mall

Show runs through October 20.
                   

KO Gallery


  
Heidi Barlow "Heavy" at KO Gallery
KO Gallery is excited to present "HEAVY", a solo art exhibition by Heidi Barlow. Barlow's stand-out painting style makes use of vibrant color and her knack for creatively building texture into seemingly other worldly forms. With "Heavy" Barlow takes her practice to the next level, channeling a Y2K zeitgeist into a collection mystical sculptural assemblages. Familiar commercial materials like clear plastics, glitter and resin are warped into engrossing new forms, as Barlow's experimentations in materials and textures produce futuristic artifacts.




Opening Reception, Friday Sept. 15th, 
7-10pm.  [Hamtramck] 
9536 Jos Campau St.

Show runs through September 22.

  
River's Edge Gallery


  
 
Closer To G-D
Two artists know what comes after death and two are speculating. This is part of an upcoming show at River's Edge Gallery in downtown Wyandotte opening September 15th. Event Starts at 6pm and goes until 10:30pm. Show runs September 15th - October 21st.












Opening Reception, Friday Sept. 15th, 6-10:30pm.  [Wyandotte] 
3024 Biddle Ave.

Show runs through October 21.                                                  
  
Delray Neighborhood House


  
 
People's Community Services Mural Dedication/Open House
Local artist Dennis Orlowski, with the help of local budding youth artists, has created a pictorial history of the Delray Neighborhood. The colorful rendition, underwritten by the ERB Foundation, depicts significant events throughout the Detroit area's history, from the 1700's to present. The mural has been installed in the Delray Neighborhood House and is ready for viewing! Dennis and others will talk about the eventful history of the area and of the project. Refreshments will be served. People's Community Services Delray Neighborhood House is located at 420 South Leigh Street, 48209.



Opening Reception, Saturday Sept. 16th,  1-3pm.  [Delray, Detroit] 
420 South Leigh St.


                   
 
LECTURES + OTHER EVENTS

Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center
"Tales of Absurdity, Precarity & a Series of Touchy Circumstances" - fun stuff with artist Melanie Manos
Thursday September 14th, 6:30-7:30pm. [Birmingham] 1516 S Cranbrook Rd.  

Art Leaders Gallery:
Gabe Leonard is making his way back to Detroit for his second appearance at Art Leaders Gallery! Don't miss this opportunity to acquire work from his popular limited edition collections, as well as original paintings and concept studies.
Saturday, September 16th, 6-9pm. [West Bloomfield] 39221 33086 Northwestern Hwy.  

DIA's Friends of African and African American Art and Detroit Institute of Arts:
As part of its commemoration of the 1967 Detroit rebellion, the Detroit Institute of Arts presents a second series of panel discussions related to the exhibition "Art of Rebellion: Black Art of the Civil Rights Movement" on September 15 from 10 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Friday, September 15th, 10am-3:30pm. [Midtown, Detroit] 5200 Woodward Ave.  

Play House and The Hinterlands:
Writer and bibliophile Maia Asshaq hosts readings and discussion around poetry in translation for our second event in the Porous Borders: All Over the Map series. With writer/translators Tamar Boyadjian, Stephanie Jean, and Chris Tysh, we'll investigate the flexibility, fallibility, fulcrums and breaking points of language.
Saturday, September 16th, 7-9pm. [Hamtramck] 12657 Moran St.  

N'Namdi Center For Contemporary Art:
Join us for a fun time! Stop by the Black Box Wine Down Bar located in the N'Namdi Center for the inaugural Art of the Virgo Happy Hour to celebrate George N'Namdi's contribution to the arts community!
Thursday, September 14th, 5:30-8:30pm. [Midtown, Detroit] 52 E Forest Ave.  

 
REVIEWS + CRITICAL WRITING

Read short essays on 78 Detroit artists


NEW! 78 Gary Eleinko

 
77 Susan Aaron-Taylor
Detroit Art Review
Fall Exhibitions 2017 @ BBAC

Epicenter X @ 
Arab American National Museum
A Day @ the Rijksmuseum