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.
Creative sites to help land your next creative job
Want to land a wonderful, creative job or freelance gig this year? Check out these sites that focus on creative work.
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
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Mint guide: Steps to prepare for a commission
Mint’s new guide helps emerging artists prepare for a commission.
Plein air painting tips and tricks
Painting outdoors – or en plein air painting – started 200 years ago with groups of French and English artists. Artist John Constable’s paintings View on the Stour (1819) and The Hay Wain (1821) were created outdoors and won gold medals at the prestigious Salon in Paris. Impressionists Claude Monet and Camille Pissarro captured light and modern life by painting al …
Six ways to plan for artists’ care during an art fair
Mint Artists Guild is going to the art fairs again this year – starting with Palmer Park Art Fair this weekend. We will set up at the Belle Isle Art Fair in early August, the Funky Ferndale Art Fair in September and some pop up art events in between. We spend a lot of timing getting ready for these fairs, …
Why artist Judy Bowman believes in Mint
Artist Judy Bowman believes in Mint – and supports Mint and other emerging artists. Hear her advice and watch the new Mint video of her career.
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