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.

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.

Be a better mentor as you help advance or launch careers

Follow our advice to become a better mentor.

How Mint created two beautiful new Detroit debit cards

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

Mint guide: Steps to prepare for a commission

Mint’s new guide helps emerging artists prepare for a commission.

Meet the rest of the 2021 winners and celebrate Imagination and Unity

They believe in the power of imagination – and in Detroit’s beauty and unity. Their art and poetry celebrates all that – and gives us something to think about. This year’s winners of the Metro Detroit Youth Arts Competition are just as diverse as the 2020 winners. But many were drawn to the new theme “Just my imagination … running …

Creative sister and brother are Metro Detroit Youth Arts Competition 2021 winners

Arise and Temple Rock are siblings and encourage each other’s creativity. They both won Mint’s Metro Detroit Youth Arts Competition in 2021.

Three tools for a successful summer job hunt

If springtime has you dreaming of a summer job that brings money and joy, it’s time to get serious about your resume and your storytelling skills. Jobs will be available and in some beautiful places exploring National Forests or welcoming guests to  Mackinac Island . Yet they may be more competitive or less plentiful. Tourism and hospitality employment remains the worst affected …

TaNiah McQueen: Mint Alumni combines creative artist and caring nurse

TaNiah McQueen has always been a care-giver since she was a girl. She remembers taking care of family pets and always being interested in medical equipment.   More recently, as a second-year nursing student, her care extended to larger groups; she gave about 50 covid-19 vaccines to individuals at TCF Center in downtown Detroit and on another day, in a …

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 …