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Mint Artists Guild press and media support

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Alexis Bagley is featured in PBS segment on young leaders in Detroit

https://youtu.be/pur00rtHiYI

Mint Artists Guild lifts up young Detroit artists, helps them turn their passion into a career: WXYZ Detroit, January 2022

https://www.wxyz.com/news/mint-artists-guild-lifts-up-young-detroit-artists-helps-them-turn-their-passion-into-a-career

Undaunted by the Pandemic, Mint dances into new projects: Second Wave Media January 2022

https://www.secondwavemedia.com/features/Undaunted-by-the-pandemic-Mint-dances-into-new-projects-and-draws-in-more-creative-youth.aspx

Board Member & Artist, Kelly O’Neill, shares her story: Voyage Michigan Magazine, January 2022

Porch shares expert advice to design the perfect set gallery at home.

https://porch.com/advice/expert-advice-design-art-gallery

Mint Artist Guild featured in article titled, 5 festive ways to engage with Detroit for a more magical season.

https://www.modeldmedia.com/features/5WaysToEngage.aspx

2021 Paint Detroit with Generosity Art Exhibition: Click on Detroit

https://www.clickondetroit.com/community/2021/12/02/detroit-historical-museum-exhibit-showcases-citys-artistic-youth/

Paint Detroit with Generosity 2021 exhibition at the Detroit Historical Museum.

Mint’s first traveling exhibit goes to Grand Rapids as Mint keeps growing. Model D feature story:

 https://www.modeldmedia.com/features/MINT-artists-guild.aspx

Heroes: Now & Then opens at GRAM. Macomb Daily February 2021:

 https://www.macombdaily.com/entertainment/mint-artists-guild-youths-show-images-of-their-heroes-at-gram/article_3f2941a6-1a80-59a8-b38b-e2ed2afcf446.html

Mint’s first show at a Detroit museum shows Paint Detroit with Generosity and youth self portraits:

 https://www.clickondetroit.com/community/2021/12/02/detroit-historical-museum-exhibit-showcases-citys-artistic-youth/

Mint is among 56 Michigan nonprofits to donate to for Giving Tuesday 2021. WDIV Channel 4:

 https://bit.ly/3d5m888

Mint donated a painting to Strategic Community Partners. Blog post:

 https://strategiccommunitypartners.org/news/skys-the-limit?fbclid=IwAR1WY8hB70AHz70hczUzyOAvI6I4CXuKkZ2muLPzyhqGPHv1nxt1ZJxPUZM

OpenChange interview with Mint co-founder Vickie Elmer, February 2021:

 https://idealstate.app.box.com/s/xnykcbnty47jxzkd56iqd9iv1uuj1tla

Power to the People mural with Hubert Massey downtown Detroit:

 https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/18/us/politics/detroit-protests-mural.html

Mint’s Paint Detroit with Generosity show is the backdrop for the CBS Detroit Eye on Detroit feature:  

The Creative Armory :

  “Our artists are so united in their love of being able to create and sell their work that I don’t think it occurs to them to think about their differences. They truly become each others tribe and support system, and it’s really beautiful to see.”  – Vickie Elmer https://thecreativearmory.com/2019/09/mint-artists-guild-works-to-develop-detroits-creative-youth/

Starting toward success in the art world.  Ferndale Friends, October / November 2018: 

Funky Ferndale Art Fair preview, with Mint Artists’ Eleanor Aro:

 https://www.clickondetroit.com/live-in-the-d/this-art-fair-in-ferndale-is-funky

7th edition by Carroll Michels.

Mentions Mint Artists Guild  How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist,  

Cool summer jobs with Mint Artists. The Hub, 2018:

 https://www.thehubdetroit.com/mint-artists-guild-hires-talented-teens-to-create-art-for-detroit-parks/

Mint helps young artists showcase their talents. Detroit City Limits, March 2018:

 https://www.detroit-city-limits.com/articles/id/21/mint-artists-guild-helps-young-artists-showcase-and-sell-their-work  

(Starts around 7:35 )  https://www.clickondetroit.com/video/live-in-the-d-palmer-park-art-fair-1493910022928

Young artists among the scene at 2015 Palmer Park Art Fair. Deadline Detroit:

 http://www.deadlinedetroit.com/articles/12178/photo_gallery_a_picture-perfect_day_for_the_palmer_park_art_fair

Teaching Young Artists the World:

 http://www.michipreneur.com/tap-teaches-young-artists-the-world-of-business/