Exhibitions & Events
The Detroit Artists Market has selected Wayne State University as the beneficiary of the 2019 John F. Korachis Annual Scholarship and Exhibition Program. All currently enrolled Wayne State University sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students from the James P. Duffy Department of Art including ceramics, design, fibers, metals, painting, photography, print media and sculpture are invited to apply for this scholarship and exhibition program. Non-students do not qualify for this exhibition.
All the scholarship “finalists” (usually 12 students) selected by the scholarship committee, will be invited to participate with each finalist showing multiple works of art in the forthcoming scholarship exhibition that will open on March 8, 2019 at the Detroit Artists Market, along with the invited alumni and faculty. All exhibited works must be for sale. The three student scholarship recipients will be announced during the exhibition opening reception.
Scholarship Application/Call For Entry forms are available below. Be sure to fill out both page 1 and 2 of the call form. Additionally, the Call For Entries can also be found on the Detroit Artists Market Facebook and the CAA hotline. You can also secure copies of the application form from your corresponding Department. Completed application forms must be delivered to the Detroit Artists Market by January 10, 2019.
The opening reception of the scholarship exhibition will be Friday, March 8, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and continue through April 13, 2019 at the Detroit Artists Market Gallery, located in the Cultural Center Area at 4719 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48201. The opening of the scholarship exhibition is a celebratory event that is extremely well attended every year. The Gallery also provides a focus of interest on the students’ artwork during the entire exhibition period.
If you have any questions, please contact Helen Vachon, DAM Exhibitions Manager, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 313-832-8540. You can also contact the Scholarship Committee Chairman, John F. Korachis, at 313-963-4100.
Tylonn J. Sawyer, our juror for the All Media Exhibition, is an American figurative artist, educator, and curator living and working in Detroit. His work centers around themes of individual and collective identity, race, history and pop culture. His drawings and paintings have been included in solo and group exhibitions throughout the United States and abroad. Sawyer is a full-time instructor of art at Oakland Community College and teaches drawing at the College for Creative Studies. He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in drawing and painting from Eastern Michigan University and a Master of Fine Arts degree in painting from the New York Academy of Art: Graduate School of Figurative Art.
The All Media Exhibition is currently taking applications here. The deadline for applicants is December 8th. This is a members-only exhibition. If you are not a DAM member, you my join the Detroit Artists Market to be eligible to apply. Best of luck everyone!
*Special Note: Artists who are exhibiting in Art for the Holidays are required to bring their work to DAM between Oct 16 and Oct 20. Questions pertaining to AFTH can be directed to Helen Vachon at email@example.com, or feel free to call DAM at 313.832.8540.
Friday, November 2, 2018 – Sunday, December 30, 2018
Mark your calendar for DAM’s festive annual market that launches the Holiday Season. Enjoy the brilliant display of one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone on your shopping list, created by the finest Michigan artists. Paintings, prints, ceramics, glass, jewelry, fibers, and more!
10% off purchases for DAM Individual Members and above.
FIRST GRABS FRIDAY
Nov. 2, 2018 5 – 9 p.m.
Event is free and open to the public.
Dec. 1, 2018 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Event is free and open to the public