Breakfast with the Artist

1/2/2016 – Letting Stuff Go with Mary Fortuna

Artist: Mary Fortuna (image above courtesy of the artist) Location: Detroit Institute of Bagels Breakfast: MF – Coffee, ham/egg/cheese on a sesame bagel (toasted), orange juice SRS – Coffee (black), toasted salt bagel with plain cream cheese It’s 2016, have you had a bagel with Mary Fortuna yet? Well, sorry, my year is off to […]

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10/10/15 – Forming a Breakfast Tradition with Kirsten Lund

Artist: Kirsten Lund Location: Honest ? John’s Breakfast: KL – The Special? (something like eggs, bacon, hash browns, no toast), tea with lemon (maybe honey) SRS – Coffee (cream, little bit of sugar), frosted flakes french toast, sausage I had business reasons for meeting Kirsten for breakfast this weekend – I was lucky enough to […]

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Review of Essay’d III @ Detroit Art Review

Never am I more impressed with the curatorial efforts of Steve Panton, then when I see an installment of the ongoing Essay’d series at his gallery, 9338 Campau, in Hamtramck. Panton already has established his reputation as one of the most innovative and intuitive curators around the Detroit art scene, with his first gallery 2739 […]

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Hamtram-O-Rama: the weekend recap @ Knight Arts Blog

Hamtramck was a hub of fun and fundraising last weekend, as two of the city’s venerated art institutions held head-to-head group shows in support of their innovative arts programming. Popps Packing was the scene of the 3rd Annual Pinewood Derby—a chic update to the car race that was traditionally the mien of Boy Scouts fundraising. […]

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KAID Awards Ceremony

Tonight was the awards ceremony for the 2015 Kresge Fellowships. A lot of things were amazing. First of all, and I cannot overstate the importance of this: I think my hair looked pretty okay. Secondly, I met my two main goals, of not tripping or crying onstage. Pretty much all gravy from there. I don’t […]

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