HAMTRAMCK NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS FESTIVAL
October 9th, 2021

The BACK TO LIFE Special Edition

HNAF Storefront Band
Festival Map Image
Artist Sign up

DEADLINE OCT. 1 to BE On PRINTED MAP

About THE Festival

More About The Festival

Instead of an impersonal mega-event, HNAF was created to offer a humble way to engage with artists on a more intimate level. Last year we had to cancel...for reasons.

This year, we are Back, To, Life...Back, To, Reality.

We always get a slow start, so keep checking back for more information, or shoot us an email at HamtramckNeighborhoodArtsFest@gmail.com.

Also, if you are an artist in the area and already know what you want to do, please fill out the sign-up form! Deadline to be included on our printed maps is October 1st!

The Hamtramck Neighborhood Arts Fest is a loosely curated showcase of artists, writers and musicians living in Hamtown and the surrounding neighborhoods. The Hamtramck Neighborhood Arts Festival takes place annually the second weekend in October.

Our goal is to activate the city’s indigenous talent and create a walkable, neighborhood-scale, art experience on porches, in houses, on sidewalks and storefronts.

This Year's Events

See last years events to get a taste for what you can look forward to...
Organized by ENDING time so if you want to hit them all...start at the top and work your way down.

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12:00 pm
Music on Porches
1
Caveman & Bam Bam deploy the rock!

12:30 pm

Energic punk rock duo playing primitive, noisey tunes gleefully dressed as cavemen. Bring grandma!

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Caveman & Bam Bam bash out a primitive set on the front lawn.
Location
2283 Bernard
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Caveman & Bam Bam

Energetic punk rock duo bashing out primitive, noisey tunes gleefully dressed as cavemen.


11:00 am
Music on Porches
2
Meet & Greet

1:00 pm

This event will be considered a meet and greet with the artist, Dominique Mary Davis and a chance to get know her newly birthed wellness platform The Garden of Growth! Get a chance to connect for future endeavors, check out upcoming shows, and hear recently released music. Dominique Mary Davis welcomes you to The Garden of Growth

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This event will be considered a meet and greet with the artist, Dominique Mary Davis and a chance to get know her newly birthed wellness platform The Garden of Growth! Get a chance to connect for future endeavors, check out upcoming shows, and hear recently released music. Dominique Mary Davis welcomes you to The Garden of Growth
Location
12087 Saint Aubin St
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Dominique Mary Davis

Dominique Mary Davis is a musical artist originally born in Columbia, South Carolina but bred mainly in Hamtramck, Michigan and the surrounding areas. Dominique has been performing for numerous Hamtramck events since the age of 9 and has blossomed into an artist all her own with original music full of soul that transcends generations.


12:00 pm
Open Studio
3
Festival Information and Map Pickup

2:00 pm

For festival information and map pickup, stop by Bank Suey to see the HNAF folks. And if you donated to the Patronicity campaign, come pick up your swag!

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For festival information and map pickup, stop by Bank Suey to see the HNAF folks. And if you donated to the Patronicity campaign, come pick up your swag!
Location
10345 Joseph Campau Ave
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Hamtramck Neighborhood Arts Fest

The Hamtramck Neighborhood Arts Fest is a loosely curated showcase of the artists, writers and musicians living in Hometown and in the surrounding neighborhoods.


12:00 pm
Open Studio
3
[CANCELLED] Spinning and Mending into the Future

2:00 pm

12-1: demo of spinning a variety of fibers on a wheel and spindles. If you feel bold, try your hands (and feet) at it! 1-2: demos of various mending techniques. Grab a mending kit (as supplies last) and apply your newly learned skills to your own well-loved textiles.

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Join Sydney at Book Suey to learn about the timeless domestic arts of hand-spinning yarn and mending and how they can play a role in a sustainable future. From 12-1, she'll demonstrate spinning a variety of fibers on a wheel and various types of spindles. If you feel bold, there will even be tools for you to try your hands (and feet) at. From 1-2, Sydney will demonstrate different mending techniques for clothes and house goods. Mending kits will be available (as supplies last) so you can apply your newly learned skills to your own well-loved textiles.
Location
10345 Joseph Campau Ave,
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Sydney Stabler

Sydney (she/her) is, among other things, a self-taught fiber artist, graduate student of Library Sciences, and Book Suey member-owner living in Hamtramck. These identities and passions have pushed her to dream of an equitable world guided by justice, knowledge-sharing, and sustainability. When not making art, studying, or at Book Suey, she works at various libraries & volunteers at Arts n Scraps.


12:30 pm
Open Gallery
4
Kevin D Gregory

3:00 pm

A collection of loosely related paintings that tell a fantastic story.

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A collection of loosely related paintings that tell a fantastic story. The artist has created a number of pieces that depict their thoughts, emotions and life events. Full of texture and life these rich oil paintings are sure to catch your attention and spark curiosity introspection.

Location
9600 Joseph Campau
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Kevin Gregory

A Detroit native and artist who primarily uses oil on wood to portray life. Between a career in Applied Behavior Analysis my passion includes using art as a medium for expression, introspection and connection.


12:00 pm
Open Gallery
5
Open House: See our 2 exhibits - Yarema Kozak "Deliberate Versatility" and "Treasures of Our Homeland"

3:00 pm

The "Deliberate Versatility" retrospective in the small gallery features the artwork of a well-known local Ukrainian American artist, Yarema Kozak. Artwork ranges from portraits, icons, abstracts, landscapes to book illustrations. The second exhibit features the Hnatiuk Collection of embroideries, ceramics, woodcarvings, and paintings.

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Come enjoy our 2 exhibits and get to know our Museum. We also have a gift store that features the work of local artists.
Location
9630 Jos Campau
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Ukrainian American Archives & Museum

The UAAM has been in Hamtramck since 1958 and has featured the culture, art, and history of Ukrainian Americans in the area.


2:00 pm
Performance Venue
3
StoryTime with Phil Leslie

3:00 pm

A crazy hour of stories, songs, jokes and games for all ages: little kids, big kids, and grown-up kids! There'll be lots of silliness, surprises and good stuff to think about, as always. For the uninitiated: expect to sing along, laugh, maybe get up on stage, and join other folks in the wonder of a good story.

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Phil's story shows are a mix of skits, jokes, songs, stories and audience participation. He writes intentionally to engage all ages of the audience: from simple sing-a-longs to musings on the human condition. He simply believes stories are meant be shared, and our neighbors are some of the best people to share them with!
Location
10345 Joseph Campau
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Phil Leslie

Phil is a former camp counselor turned actor, storyteller and Hamtramck Public Schools teacher.


11:00 am
Open Studio
6
Alice V Schneider open studio.

4:00 pm

Stop by my studio, and see my process. I will be featuring Linocut Print making. although my artwork is not limited to just that. Show up early to learn the process, and for a donation, you can print your own from my available blocks.

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Stop by my studio, and see my process. I will be featuring Linocut Print making. although my artwork is not limited to just that. Show up early to learn the process, and for a donation, you can print your own from my available blocks.
Location
11473 Klinger St
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Alice V Schneider

Alice V Schneider is an artist, curator and gallerist in Hamtramck, MI.


11:00 am
Open Gallery
7
Chalk Contest & Community and Kids arts and crafts

4:00 pm

Come one, come all and participate in the Hamtramck Chalk Contest! Anyone can join. Sidewalk space will be provided at the Hamtramck High School. There will also be some tables for numerous arts and crafts for all ages to create including painting rocks, paper pumpkins, and more! There will be candy for the kids.

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Chalk drawing contest open to the public to participate- arts and crafts table for all ages.
Location
11350 Charest
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Emily Brancel

Emily is a new-comer to the Detroit area, but a long time art enthusiast. She passed the art portfolio review from Bowling Green State University and works as a student advisor. Her mission is to foster community through the joy of creativity and artistic expression.


12:00 pm
Open Studio
8
Lynn Blasey

4:00 pm

Come explore an engaging art collection and dive into the creative world of Hamtramck's own commission costume designer, Lynn Blasey.

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In addition to viewing Lynn's sewing studio, guests will be able immersed in her extensive art collection. Her collection includes family heirlooms passed down from her grand and great grandparents, pieces from other family members, exchanged through “Free Art Friday,” “Art Abandonment,” and other online-based free art scavenger hunts, from the College for Creative Studies students and exhibitions, and picked up from countless local gallery and art shows. You’ll notice a light, playful feel to her art, as she collects pieces that make her smile or feel something.
Location
2255 Faber St. Upper
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Lynn Blasey

Lynn is a commission costume designer whose work has been worn by Theatre Bizarre patrons, The Dirty Show performers/workers, Burning Man Event attendees, Slow Roll Detroit bicyclists, Burlesque performers, Clown Skate skaters, and displayed on mannequins and worn by patrons in exhibitions at the Scarab Club, Tangent Gallery, Atomic Cafe, etc, among others. She's also a mixed media 2D artist.


2:00 pm
Open Studio
9
"The Balancing Act" - A Make-and-Take Circus Clown for Children

4:00 pm

Come up to the table in front of the porch and personalize your own circus act! Walk away balancing your clown, to the amazement of onlookers! Pre-cut clown forms will be ready for you to color and embellish, while learning the science behind it all.

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At this venue, the young or young-at-heart will have a chance to learn the science which allows high-wire acts to balance, by decorating their own circus clown. Participants will be able to walk away with their own balancing act, personalized to their liking.
Location
2608 Neibel St
Hamramck
Artist Information
Jan Vujic

Ms. Vujic, a 6th Grade Teacher at Dickinson West Elementary, has a Science Certification and likes when ART and her curriculum overlap. A lover of all forms of art, she tries to use her talents practically.


1:00 pm
Art Installation
10
MegaZine Unveiling - Sentience Oceanic Issue No. 1

5:00 pm

Enter. Find there, upon a table, the singular copy of Abe and Ian’s Sentience Oceanic No. 1. Nearby, a figure playing musical instruments and wearing white buckskin shoes, their head replaced by a large papier-mâché sculpture of a brain, represents the vanguard of The Muse Collective Consciousness. You will be integrated.

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It started in 2007 with a vision of a boy wasting away in a dry riverbed, but Ian didn't know what it meant. A few years later, Abe, transmitting from a once parallel and now perpendicular universe, attempted to explain it. But Ian, being a bit slow, didn't realize what he was supposed to do exactly. And so he wrote a bunch of songs, formed a band, and performed here and there in front of crowds small and smaller. Soon he found that this only partially satisfied the compulsion introduced into his mind and personified by Abe. What Abe was trying to say, what he needed Ian to do, was draw and write Abe's universe into existence in our universe so that the collective consciousness known as The Muse might flourish here and someday integrate all our little minds into its ever-growing and infinite awareness - the God-Brain. The MegaZine, Sentience Oceanic, is the vanguard of The Muse, infiltrating our world for the greater good of all. Within its pages one can find a narrative, spread across six regular zines tucked inside pockets within the greater MegaZine. The story, a metafictional novel serving as the MegaZine's feature article, is hidden amongst lyrics, letters, an interview, drawings, collage, interdimensional propaganda, jumbled receptions of confused transmissions, and a short piece on Abe's favorite novelty folk duo, Salmon & Bearfunkel. It is made of cardboard and paper, glued together with paste, and adorned in black and white with ink. Ian made it all. Abe made him.
Location
2172 Trowbridge St
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Ian Gleespen

Together, Ian and Abe are a multimedia art project that at one time presented itself, (with the help of others) as a band that nobody ever saw. Now they make singular, hand-made copies of novels that present themselves as MegaZines, (oversized, hardcover magazines.) Abe transmits the content from a future not our own into Ian by way of a pair of white buckskin shoes, and Ian does the rest.


1:00 pm
Open Studio
11
Open Studio, and Jeff Jablonski plays on porch at 4:pm

5:00 pm

The home/studio of local artist Emily Jane Wood will be open, so come view her personal collection of art and see where an how she does it all! All her drawings and sketchbooks will be open to peruse, there will be free comics, woodworking stuff, and live music by Jeff Jablonski at 4:pm!

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The home/studio of local artist Emily Jane Wood will be open, so come view her personal collection of art (paintings, drawings, needle-point, quilts, rugs, pottery, woodworking), and see where and how she does it all! All her drawings and sketchbooks will be open to peruse, there will be free comics, woodworking and pottery stuff; come sew on an 1890s White treadle sewing machine, and in addition they'll be children's activities (coloring pages and markers, a chalk maze, etc) -AND- Jeff Jablonksi will perform at 4:pm, with other surprise musical guests TBA!
Location
2418 Holmes St
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Emily Jane Wood Art (Open Home Studio!)

Emily Jane Wood is a local artist, with a well-rounded portfolio that encompasses a number of mediums, her work has a level of authenticity that can only come from being intimately involved in her community.


3:00 pm
Performance Venue
3
Bingo time + More with Kinyel Friday

5:00 pm

Bingo time + More with Kinyel Friday @ Book Suey. Come meet children’s author Kinyel Friday from 3 to 5 pm at Hamtramck’s independent bookseller Book Suey. Kinyel will read from her work “Swim Like Fishes” and “I am My Hair” and play a round of bingo with little readers.

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Bingo time + More with Kinyel Friday @ Book Suey. Come meet children’s author Kinyel Friday from 3 to 5 pm at Hamtramck’s independent bookseller Book Suey. Kinyel will read from her work “Swim Like Fishes” and “I am My Hair” and play a round of bingo with little readers.
Location
10345 Joseph Campau Ave
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Kinyel Friday

Kinyel Friday is the author of children’s books, I Am My Hair and Swim Like the Fishes, Books One and Two of Six of the Believe in Me Series, and short story, Troubled Minds. Activity books, I Am My Hair Coloring Book and Swim Like the Fishes Activity Book, accompany their picture books. She has a genuine interest in relationships, which serves as the focus of content in her stories.


9:00 am
Open Gallery
12
Historical Hamtramck Art

6:00 pm

The museum will present an eclectic assortment of art works donated by businesses and persons. It's a fascinating and unique mix of professional and amateur works, some with significant historical significance. All the works will be put in context to understand their provenance and significance.

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Over the years a number of people and organizations have donated various works of art the The Hamtramck Historical Museum. Some are the works of ambitious amateurs while others are done by skilled professional artists. Some have significant historical significance, such as a painting done through the Works Progress Administration just before World War II. In addition we have also acquired "practical art," which are architectural drawings that are works of art in their own right. This makes for an interesting, and insightful, assortment of works.
Location
9525 Jos Campau
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Hamtramck Historical Museum

On display will be an eclectic assortment of art woks assembled by the Hamtramck Historical Museum, including paintings, sculpture and more.


11:00 am
Art Installation
13
Yard Signs

6:00 pm

Handwoven & hand dyed yard sign sculptures installed in their natural habitat - the front yard (and maybe the alley too)!

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In a world where so many of our communications are online and surveilled, what does confidential and authentic communication look like? How can we be real with those we love when it feels like everyone is watching? Expanding surveillance technologies - like cctv, Ring doorbells, programs like Project Greenlight in Detroit, parking meter cameras in Hamtramck, video calls, and the constant data mining we’re all subject to - provoke our paranoias and limit our ability to let our guard down. There is tension in wanting to be seen and loved for who we are, even through the screen, and needing to maintain our privacy and safety. When every text message is recorded and the robot stereo reacts to a whisper, to what lengths do we have to go to share our most personal and radical thoughts with those we trust? Can we still keep secrets? Yard Signs is a series of hand-woven, text based sculptures I began in 2020 which examine the effects of surveillance culture on interpersonal and community relationships. Made of double woven cotton cloth and steel frames, the yard signs aim to intimately communicate with another by hiding in plain sight, using the form of a public advertisement to convey an urgent private message. Here I display them in their natural habitat, the front yard.
Location
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Kit Parks

Kit Parks is a weaver, writer, and performer based in Hamtramck, MI. They are figuring out what it means to live and make art in a late capitalist society in the midst of a climate crisis, grappling with themes of power and violence, gender, and human impact on the environment. In their spare time, they like to write tongue twisters, admire trees, and knit while watching bad tv.


12:00 pm
Open Studio
14
Making Music With What You Got- Building Homemade musical instruments on my porch.

6:00 pm

Come Learn To Make & Play Homemade Musical Instruments on my front porch.

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I build musical instruments of all different types, but mostly stringed, out of common objects like cigar boxes, cookie tins, tin cans, reclaimed wood, hardware, kitchen utensils and as much reclaimed wood as possible. Most of the instruments I make are based on some of the earliest instruments from Africa and other parts of the globe that found their way to American, especially the South. these types of homemade instruments were often the first ones played by people who would become legends in their musical genres- Bluesmen like Lightning Hopkins and Blind Willie Johnson, Rockabilly pioneer Carl Perkins, Country legend Roy Orbison, the "father or Jazz" Eddie Lang, R&B star George Benson, and even "guitar god" Jimi Hendrix. I have won awards for some of my instruments and have been regularly featured in marketing materials by CB GItty Crafter Supply- who I buy most of my guitar parts from. My build and tips videos often appear on their weekly FB and Youtube live stream, "The Gitty Gang Show." Throughout the afternoon I'll have my Cigar Box guitars and other instruments on display (many for sale) and I'll be demonstrating how to build and play simple single stringed instruments called Diddley Bows and Canjos (Any of these built during the day will be immediately available for around 30 dollars.) And depending on who comes by I may show how to make other simple instruments as well. I'll also be sharing how traditional instruments like these exist in every culture around the world, including the ones that many of the residents of our stewpot of a city come from. I recently taught a series of virtual Cultural Awareness Through The Arts classes (including canjo making) to some students at Kosciuszko Middle School, and I'll showing examples of this as well. Musicians feel free to come and play these instruments, I'm more a builder than a player so I enjoy it when other people have fun with my instruments. It'd be awesome to have some informal spontaneous jams happen. If you're a builder feel free to bring what you've made too! For more examples of my work, check me out @ https://www.facebook.com/RevvyTone or as Revvytone on youtube.
Location
2650 Commor
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Michael Copado- Revvytone Modern Primitive Instruments

Michael "Revvy" Copado is an ordained progressive minister, audio visual specialist at Wayne State's Medical School, former public radio producer, award winning homebrewer and a "Junkyard Luthier" who builds musical instruments, mostly stringed, out of cigar boxes, cookie tins, found objects and other reclaimed and repurposed materials.


5:00 pm
Open Studio
3
Poetry Writing

6:00 pm

We are reigniting our workshops at Book Suey and want to invite other writers (local or nearby) who are interested in developing a community of writers.

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Have some poetry you want to share? Want to meet with other writers? Then come join us at the Hamtramck Neighborhood Arts Festival on October 9th from 5pm to 6pm.
Location
10345 Joseph Campau Ave
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Reynaldo Hinojosa

Rey is a member-owner of Book Suey and has been the lead facilitator in previous workshops. When not writing or at Book Suey, he works with InsideOut.


12:00 pm
Open Gallery
15
The Ghosts That Haunt Us: Anna van Schaap

6:00 pm

Hatch will offer a gallery show of paintings and sculptures by Anna van Schaap, an installation by Anthony Brazeau, and open studios by resident artists. The galleries are open noon to 6pm; open studios from 3 to 5pm.

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Hatch will offer a gallery show of paintings and sculptures by Anna van Schaap, an installation by Anthony Brazeau, and open studios by resident artists. The galleries are open noon to 6pm; open studios from 3 to 5pm.
Location
3456 Evaline St
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Hatch Art

Hatch is an art hub, featuring 11 artist studios and two galleries. Located in Hamtramck's former police station, we are a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting local artists and connecting the community to the arts.


10:00 am
Open Gallery
16
Face of Hamtramck

6:00 pm

Water color paintings of Forhadul, featuring Houses of Hamtramck, will be exhibited on Cafe 1923. You can come, see and buy!

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Water color paintings of Forhadul, featuring Houses of Hamtramck, will be exhibited on Cafe 1923. You can come, see and buy!
Location
2287 Holbrook Ave
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Forhadul Islam

Forhadul Islam is a water color painter living in Hamtramck. His website - https://forhad.crd.co/


2:00 pm
Performance Venue
17
MICHAEL SMITH

7:00 pm

Putting together a list of local DJ's

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Dj's and Live Painting
Location
10238 Jos Campau
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Detroit Threads

Various Detroit DJ's and a Live Painter


11:00 am
Open Studio
18
Backyard Art Sale

7:00 pm

Come peruse through some prints and watch me paint

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I’ll set my tent up outside with tables of work for sale
Location
3434 Edwin
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Kate Murphy

Painter / Doodler of Hamtramck, specializing in custom pet portraits and line drawings of our favorite Hamtown Hotspots


6:00 pm
Music on Porches
19
Loop Pedal music

7:30 pm

A one person band, Shrinq Mountin will use loop pedals and effects to create full length original songs from scratch using guitar, keyboard, electric drums, and a microphone.

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Shrinq Mountin is one person named Raphique who creates music from scratch and does loops. All songs are original.
Location
10035 Joseph Campau
Pope Park, Hamtramck
Artist Information
Raphique Barakat

Shrinq Mountin is a loop pedal player who rotates between guitar, bass, keyboard, and drums, created from scratch each time. Shrinq has an EP on all streaming platforms called Train Tracks and is currently recording another album.


6:00 pm
Music on Porches
20
Feel the Fall with Tony Paris & The Sugarburn

8:00 pm

A down home Hamtramck act if there ever was one offering up a glimpse into their home base of operations and playing you their new album of witchy hits. Free fall treats and maybe even some street meat. Come on baby let's ball it up!

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A down home Hamtramck act if there ever was one offering up a glimpse into their home base of operations and playing you their new album of witchy hits. Free fall treats and maybe even some street meat. Come on baby let's ball it up!
Location
11721 Sobieski
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Tony Paris

We started somewhere in the old bakery part of Baker Streetcar Bar where the ghosts go down the rattling rails to ball fields of lost little league and Turkey Stearns. Or maybe it was in that past Casmere flat to the sounds of motorbikes drag racing, church chimes, and train veins whistling reminders of what once was. Call to Prayer! Getting colder? We'll bring you that sweet heat.


1:00 pm
Open Gallery
17
Thomas Bell

8:00 pm

Pop-up exhibit at Detroit Threads, checkout Thomas Bell's work at thomasbellart.com or instagram.com/thomasbellart

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doing a pop-up exhibit at Detroit Threads
Location
10238 Joseph Campau Ave
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Thomas Bell

There are many reasons why one might paint. For fun, for money, for a release or for self expression. The main reason I paint is for survival. Painting gives me a purpose and a reason for living when I cannot seem to find that any where else. When I am wanting to call it quits or just give up I have my paints there to transform me from suffering to clarity. Painting is an escape yet at the same ti


12:00 pm
Open Studio
19
Sigman’s Caricature

8:00 pm

I will be drawing caricatures live on paper with markers in 4 minutes and sharing services offered for private events.

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I will be drawing caricatures live on paper with markers in 4 minutes and sharing services offered for private events.
Location
2740 Belmont
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Andrew Sigman

Andrew enjoys drawing caricatures to make people feel seen for a moment and to bring laughter. When hired for weddings/parties/work events he can draw 15 faces per hour and can use custom paper. Check out some of his latest events at www.instagram.com/sigmanscaricature


12:00 pm
Art Installation
21
"Deities" : Ten New Paintings by Mike Ross

9:00 pm

Ten new abstract paintings that attempt to signify the spirit of their titular namesakes: scientists, lovers of nature, studiers of animals and humankind, explorers and musicians; people who make the world a better place through their curiosity and dedication and their actions.

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This series of shaped panel works has come to form over the course of the past six months, during which my wife Christina & I had a baby (Desmond). The prospect of raising a kid is daunting to say the least, but I think the best general philosophy toward child rearing is to embrace the idea of attempting to guide him into being a better person than ourselves. This idea got me thinking about the sort of people I admire (in the larger world, beyond the scope of the many admirable people in my own life). Scientists, lovers of nature, studiers of animals and humankind, explorers and musicians; people who make the world a better place through their curiosity and dedication and their actions. Each of these pieces was created with these people in mind, and with the idea that art – even abstract art – can subconsciously call up the spirit and qualities of a person.
Location
10215 Jos Campau
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Mike Ross

Mike Ross studied art and anthropology at Oakland University, graduating in 2003. He currently lives and works in the Detroit area; since 2014 he has been painting out of 333 Midland Studios in Highland Park, Michigan (a city within the city of Detroit).


7:00 pm
Open Gallery
22
Honest to God Jug Band Live

10:00 pm

Join us in the backyard and view the 'Ant Party' mural by Milan Fliipec up close and personal. Peruse or purchase the visual art of David Morrison and soak up the sounds of the Honest to God Jug Band.

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Paintings large and small with American Folk Music.
Location
2360 Yemans
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Philip P Salatrik

The Honest to God Jug Band performs traditional American folk music.


6:00 pm
Open Gallery
23
Skok w Bok

10:00 pm

Skok w Bok (one night only) is an eclectic mix of Bumbo Krawczyk’s current paintings. This event is a cash and carry, meaning you can take the painting home with you.

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Public Pool is pleased to host “Skok w Bok” Brian Krawczyk, also known as Bumbo, is a painter, musician, and sometimes reluctant chef residing in Detroit, MI. Of Eastern European descent, his heritage has influenced his creative accomplishments. Musical endeavors include Piranhas, Druid Perfume, Smelly Tongues and Bumbo’s Tinto Brass Band. Past co-owner of Bumbo’s Bar in Hamtramck, where he did a weekly pop-up featuring his spins on Polish and Eastern Euro cuisine. Currently concentrating on visual arts, Bumbo’s outsider dystopian painting style depicts a raw gestural stoic glimpse into an impoverished landscape.
Location
3309 Caniff Street
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Public Pool

Brian Krawczyk, also known as Bumbo, is a painter, musician, and sometimes reluctant chef residing in Detroit, MI. Of Eastern European descent, his heritage has influenced his creative accomplishments. Musical endeavors include Piranhas, Druid Perfume, Smelly Tongues and Bumbo’s Tinto Brass Band.


4:00 pm
Open Studio
25
Garden chess party at Ceramics School, and Artist talk with Giovanna Pizzoferrato Ribeiro

10:00 pm

Ceramics School's current resident artist, Giovanna Pizzoferrato Ribeiro, will host an afternoon of chess in the garden on artist made chess sets and give an artist talk with projected images outside starting at 8pm

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Ceramics School's current resident artist, Giovanna Pizzoferrato Ribeiro, will host an afternoon of chess in the garden on artist made chess sets and give an artist talk with projected images outside starting at 8pm
Location
2692 Carpenter St
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Ceramics School

Giovanna Pizzoferrato Ribeiro is a dual-citizen Brazilian American artist, born in Los Angeles. she is currently based in Chicago and has been the Artist in Residence at Ceramics School in Hamtramck for the last 5 weeks. Following the residency, Giovanna will be returning to Chicago to instal a solo exhibition at Parlour and Ramp, featuring her ceramics, painting, and photography.


4:00 pm
Open Studio
24
Soul Poetry

10:00 pm

I will set up a small table and my typewriter.

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Description
Writing Soul poetry by reading you/astro chart and intuitively writing a poem!
Location
3212 Evaline St
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Raneem

Writer and poet doing soul poetry for anyone who wants an intuitive poem done for them on a vintage typewriter.


7:00 pm
Performance Venue
21
FilmFest Detroit: EL PLANETA with tapas tasting

10:00 pm

Screening as part of FilmFest Detroit! Special outdoor screening featuring a tapas tasting with Vinovi & Co! El Planeta is a dark comedy exploring contemporary poverty, female desire, and the always complicated filial relationships of mothers and daughters.

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Description
Screening as part of FilmFest Detroit! Special outdoor screening featuring a tapas tasting with Vinovi & Co! ------------ El Planeta is a dark comedy exploring contemporary poverty, female desire, and the always complicated filial relationships of mothers and daughters. A daughter forced to return home after the death of her father, reconnects with her eccentric mother, hustling to maintain the semblances of their middle-class lifestyle in the face of an impending eviction. Over the course of the week, we watch as the daughter’s hopes are tested as she attempts to use her sexuality as a means of escape. Meanwhile, the mother grifts her way to certain security — the care of a jail cell. Official Selection, 2021 Sundance Film Festival.
Location
Oloman Cafe, 10215 Joseph Campau Ave
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Cinema Lamont

Amalia Ulman is an airport based artist with an office in New York City. Born in Argentina but raised in Spain, she studied Fine Arts in London. Her works, which are primarily voiced in the first person, blur the distinction between the artist and object of study, often creating humorous, gentle deceptions, while exploring class imitation and the relationship between consumerism and identity.


4:00 pm
Open Gallery
26
PAINTING THE WILD WOODS

11:00 pm

Folk artist TWILARK shows PAINTING THE WILD WOODS while Canal Radio provides MUSIC MUSIC MUSIC. Cash and carry paintings available.

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Description
HenriettaHaus hosts Detroit folk artist Twilark , featuring her series Painting The Wild Woods. Local radio station Canal Radio will be visiting from Jefferson Chalmers to provide the tunes. Come to the show and check out one of Hamtramck's newest spots, featuring freshly roasted coffee, cocktails, wine, and an unrivaled beer selection. And PIZZA.
Location
8609 Jos Campau
Hamtramck
Artist Information
Twilark

Folk artist


3:00 pm
Open Studio
27
Open Studio and Surprise Performances

11:30 pm

Open Studio and Surprise Performances

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Description
We will have the studio open all day to visitors and will have a few surprise performances throughout the day featuring musicians and DJs associated with our studio. We plan to add a visual art element to the open studio event and will announce which artist(s) will be participating a week before the event. At No Label Audio we believe that spontaneity and improvisation are some of our most valuable creative tools and we hope to bring that vibe to our open studio event!
Location
11833 Jos Campau
Hamtramck
Artist Information
No Label Audio

Independent recording studio.


12:00 pm
Art Installation
28
Giovanna Pizzoferrato Ribeiro @ The Waterfall

11:30 pm

Giovanna Pizzoferrato Ribeiro will present selected works as the inaugural installation at The Waterfall, a space visible through a hole in the window frosting at 12185 Joseph Campau Ave in Hamtramck, MI.

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Description
Giovanna Pizzoferrato Ribeiro will present selected works as the inaugural installation at The Waterfall, a space visible through a hole in the window frosting at 12185 Joseph Campau Ave in Hamtramck, MI.
Location
12185 Joseph Campau Ave
Hamtramck
Artist Information
The Waterfall

Giovanna Pizzoferrato Ribeiro is a dual-citizen Brazilian American artist, born in Los Angeles. she is currently based in Chicago and has been the Artist in Residence at Ceramics School in Hamtramck for the last 5 weeks. Following the residency, Giovanna will be returning to Chicago to instal a solo exhibition at Parlour and Ramp, featuring her ceramics, painting, and photography.


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