Public Appearance

Call for Entry: The Snowden Exhibition @ The Scarab Club

Hey y’all – I am the guest juror for the 2018 Snowden Exhibition (formerly called the Silver Medal Exhibition) at the Scarab Club. Pertinent information is below. Definitely submit! BUT ALSO DEFINITELY DO NOT CONTACT ME ABOUT SUBMISSIONS OR SEND WORK TO ME – follow the instructions below, or be in touch with Treena Ericson […]

Read More

Mary Eddy & “May Contain Fruit” at the Scarab Club @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — To those who consume it, fruit may be among nature’s most delicious treats, but fruits are also reproductive bodies. “Its [fruit’s] entire design is to better produce the next generation,” said Mary Eddy, one of four participating artists in the group show May Contain Fruit  at the Scarab Club. “That vessel to produce another vessel […]

Read More

BEAMS at the Scarab Club @ Culture Source

The Scarab Club has been a Detroit art institution since its opening in October of 1928 (as the Scarab “clubhouse”). Its rich history of visiting and local artists is famously catalogued by the collection of signatures on the wood beams of its second-floor lounge. The beams display some 230-plus signatures, including those of Diego Rivera, […]

Read More

The Printer’s Devil at Scarab Club @ CultureSource

We may live in a post-print, digital world, but our ability to so widely distribute writing and visual ideas is due to the invention of various forms of printing. While digital technology has surpassed analogue printing techniques as the premier form of informational communication (when was the last time you received a printed invitation that […]

Read More

Whitney Snow at The Scarab Club @ Detroit Art Review

Magical realism is the watchword of the Whitney Snow solo retrospective on display at the Scarab Club – the first since the painter’s passing in 2006. Snow certainly captured the spirit of magic realism, wherein surreal or “magical” elements are introduced to otherwise everyday scenarios. Likewise, his large-format paintings contain many cultural and art-historical allusions, […]

Read More