Mint Artists Guild is blooming with growth, and has broken records this year. Read more in our yearend By the numbers report.
Sell more art with these seven smart strategies
The global art market is growing robustly, with a record $65.1 billion in 2021 art sales by dealers and auctions. Women artists in particular are experiencing strong sales, according to a Bank of America report on the art market. And with the gift giving season upon us, artists are looking for ways to connect with buyers – some of whom …
Free art, coloring, community and more at our Paint Detroit with Generosity exhibit
Join us for a wide variety of activities and generosity during our Paint Detroit with Generosity exhibit at the MSU – Detroit Center.
Showcasing Mint Artists Guild’s Summer Job Minterns
Mint Artists Guild’s Summer Jobs brought in five Mint interns – who are known as Minterns – from the Wolverine Pathways program at the University of Michigan and the Urban Alliance. Us Minterns have dug into an array of creative work developing social media campaigns, writing blog posts, organizing art supplies, planning for the Concert of Colors Youth Art Fair, …
Meet Oluwaseyi Akintoroye, a Mint creative leader, artist, and mentor
Meet Oluwaseyi Akintoroye: A Mint team leader, artist, photographer, student at Wayne State University and so much more. Calm, creative, and caring, Oluwaseyi Akintoroye has been a member of Mint Artists Guild for about four years. She has worked with Mint Artists Guild as a summer mentor/team leader for more than two years. During that time, she’s helped Mint grow …
Six smart, strong tips for completing your internship with professionalism.
With your internship about to end, you must work harder than ever – and build your portfolio and connections.
Why and where children need to get creative this summer
Summer brings long lazy days without school and with fewer responsibilities. And that opens up more time for children and families to explore their creativity. We want to share why that is important and where families with children may find creative activities in metro Detroit. First the why it matters. Creating art in school may increase learning, and improve …
Mint’s wish list for 2022
As we continue to grow and bring on more youth artists in the Mint Creative Summer Jobs program, we continue to need more art supplies. This year, we expect to hire up to 20 youth artists, plus we will work with five interns from Wolverine Pathways and The Urban Alliance. This translates to a lot of granola bars, snacks and …
Model, photographer and business woman, meet Mint’s new intern Tyesha McLean
Mint intern Tyesha McLean is on a journey of self love and growth.
7 tips for job interview success
Mint Artists Guild interviews dozens of youth every year for internships and summer jobs. We almost always can tell which candidates have prepared for the job interview – and who has not. Job interviews can be stressful, especially for a job you really want. So it pays to prepare. With summer jobs open and graduation coming, it’s time to dig …
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