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“Divergence” Sculpture Lands in New Center Park Designed by CCS Student Adriana Ohar

College for Creative Studies student Adriana Ohar has designed and fabricated the newest public art addition to New Center, a sculpture entitled, “Divergence.”  The public artwork commission was a part of Broder & Sachse’s “Influence of Innovation” contest. The urban real estate development company in Detroit, along with partners College for Creative Studies and Midtown Detroit, […]

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ELYSIA VANDENBUSSCHE SOLO EXHIBITION, “RELATIONS BETWEEN” OPENS JUNE 16TH

PLAYGROUND DETROIT presents Relations Between featuring multi-disciplinary artist Elysia Vandenbussche. The exhibit explores and breaks boundaries of traditional crafts, the concept of a canvas, and skill combined with intuition through her porcelain wall installations on June 16th from 6-9pm with a Members-only VIP preview hour from 5-6PM. On view through July 14th. “I’m really interested […]

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ARTIST PROFILE: ELYSIA VANDENBUSSCHE STANDS OUT IN COMM[UNITY]

Is it possible to take the road less traveled while still promoting a sense of community? Artist Elysia Vandenbussche represents this dichotomy in both her own life and her artwork in our most recent exhibition, COMM[UNITY]. Vandenbussche’s installation, untitled., is made up of 65 handmade porcelain canvases. Each piece began as a pile of powder, which […]

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THE FORTRESS EXHIBITION FEATURING ARTISTS STEVEN KUYPERS & STEVEN MCSHANE

Both Detroit-based Steven Kuypers, sculpture artist [College for Creative Studies, BFA 2009] and Steven McShane, metal artist [College for Creative Studies, BFA 2010] pursued their passions of art and craft, leading to a business partnership made only in Detroit. After meeting at CCS, the two forged a collaborative effort to support their respective crafts and work […]

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ARTIST PROFILE: CURTIS GLENN ON HIS SOLO SHOW, LI AT CAVE GALLERY

Cave presents li. An exhibition of new work by the preeminent and tall artist Curtis Glenn. Glenn hails from Detroit as an alum of College for Creative Studies, and has since graduating re-located to Prospect Park, Brooklyn. His solo exhibition at Cave Gallery will be on view through July 30, 2013 in the Russel Industrial Center.  […]

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CRISTIN RICHARD ANNOUNCED FOR PLAYGROUND DETROIT X F.A.S.H. FEST ARTIST SHOWCASE

PLAYGROUND DETROIT PRESENTS: Cristin Richard at the 1st Annual Michigan F.A.S.H. Festival. PLAYGROUND DETROIT is excited to announce Cristin Richard as our artist choice to showcase at Michigan F.A.S.H. Fest. After reviewing all of our application submissions, Cristins proposal and body of work are an exceptional match for this event, representing our mission and her involvement in […]

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NEW CCS CAMPAIGN SPOOFS D.A.R.E. ADS, VIA BREAKING COPY

Overall, this is a pitch-perfect satire of anti-drug PSAs, down to the over-dramatic, obviously posed photos of gravely serious family situations. It’s also done in a way that elevates and glorifies art school. By laughing at anyone who considers art education unwise, impractical or even reckless, the ads remind us of what a reasonable choice […]

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