Art at MDC
FRIDAY, MARCH 22 | 10 AM - 3 PM | BUILDING-WIDE

Join us for a day of boundless creativity and inspiration at the upcoming Art Walk at MDC. event. On Friday, March 22, MDC will transform into a haven for art enthusiasts, featuring multiple professional artists whose work will be shown in showrooms and studios throughout the building.

 

Art Walk Open House

10 AM - 3 PM | Artists Open House

Attendees will have the exclusive opportunity to meet nearly 30 artists and curators, gaining insights into their creative processes and inspirations. Explore works in all medias including painting, sculpture, glass, woven art, and more. A selection of art works will be available to purchase. There is no admission to attend the open house.

Click each showroom for more info:

Art Walk Map of Participating Showrooms

PARTICIPATING SHOWROOM SUITE
Lighting Resource Studio 18
Chatham House Lifestyle Gallery 27
TRA Art Group 29
Italcasa Design 30
Scavolini Store Detroit 37
Tennant & Associates 61
CAI Designs 82
Resource Center 84
The Ghiordes Knot 90
E.W. Kitchens 93
Bruce White Gallery 97
Gunnar Olivier 102-A
Ruth Casper Design Studio 102-E
Room Service Interior Design 104-A
Rita O'Brien Interiors 111
Cercan Tile 122

 

 

 

 

Art Walk Presentations

MDC’s new fine art galleries, TRA Art Group and Bruce White Gallery, will be hosting a pair of art-focused presentations in MDC’s Mid-America Room (Suite 86).

11 AM | Artful Spaces – Harnessing Color, Texture, and Personality

Embark on an insightful journey with TRA Art Group to explore how to use original art to bring unique color, texture and personality to any space. Michigan artists Mary Rousseau and Lenore Gimpert will present their overall creative process, and describe how nature can be the ultimate muse. Discover key design trends, and see how art can ultimately create a unique fusion of color and elements as only seen through the artists’ discerning eyes.

1 PM | Detroit Arts Mashup

Join Bruce White Gallery for a panel discussion with six Metro-Detroit based artists making waves in the city's art scene. Showroom owner Bruce White will moderate the discussion with panelists Nathan Facciolla, known for his captivating wood sculptures blending realism and abstract elements; Shannon Fody, a skilled portraitist specializing in figurative realism using charcoal, graphite, and oil; James Oscar Lee, renowned for his dynamic abstract compositions created with acrylic and oil on canvas; Mike Han, who showcases modern vandalism through calligraphic paintings; Jesse Kassel, celebrated for his illustrative work displayed on paper and canvas; and Javier Paricio, known for his Detroit-inspired fine art photography. 

Seating at both complimentary presentations is on a first come, first serve basis.

Art Walk Demonstrations

NOON - 1 PM | Demonstration & Interview with Kader Boly

CAI Designs welcomes you to join Kader Boly for an engaging live demonstration and interview starting promptly at Noon in Suite 82. Witness the creative process unfold as Kader showcases his skills.