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 …

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.

Color your way to wellness and focus

Coloring can be great fun and researchers say it may increase your mindfulness and creativity.

Mint measures up: Success by the numbers in 2021

Learn about Mint’s growth and success in 2021 in this success by the numbers report.

How Mint created two beautiful new Detroit debit cards

Artists commissions require planning and teach lessons. Learn some of ours.

Meet Toni Topp, our creative marketing intern

She’s creative and business-like and more.

Better than Pinterest: Creative summer arts or craft activities and places in Detroit

Visit Mint in three parks this summer, or head to many other places, in person or online, for your creative child and family fun.

Help Mint with our creativity, community, youth jobs and growth this year

Group of Mint Artists working during the pandemic at our outdoors studio

Mint Artists Guild is on a mission – make that two missions. One serves creative youth and children in Detroit, creating opportunities and launching careers, teaching business skills and more. The second creates more room for art in Detroit, with donated art and art exhibits, Free Art Fridays, free arts and crafts and our growing Art in Windows initiative. Our …

Heroes earn low wages and high praise – and ours show up in Grand Rapids

The heroes of the covid-19 pandemic wear scrubs and stethoscopes or care for frail seniors. They carry a megaphone, cook eggs and work overnight to refill grocery shelves. And they show up in the paintings Mint Artists summer workers created last year, which formed our first traveling exhibit Heroes; Now & Then. That exhibit will be on display at the …

Generosity All Around: Mint gives back in Detroit during a tough pandemic year

“Not being able to do everything is no excuse for not doing everything you can.” – artist, cartoonist and author Ashleigh Brilliant [space_20] This year, as the world shut down, slowed down and took stock, Mint Artists Guild embraced the strength and beauty of generosity. We knew it would be a tough year for children and youth in Detroit, with …