Arise and Temple Rock are siblings and encourage each other’s creativity. They both won Mint’s Metro Detroit Youth Arts Competition in 2021.
Trinity Brown learned wire wrapping herself while on a break from dancing, following tips on a YouTube video. She had had surgery on her back for scoliosis. She started doing shows at 13 and soon joined Mint, the youngest artist to start in our Learn and Earn program. She is a senior at University High School Academy in Southfield, …
Summertime seems better and more beautiful with a trip to Belle Isle. And Belle Isle State Park on a weekend with 100 artists, plus food trucks, tropical drinks and more, sounds like a slice of heaven. So mark your calendar for Aug. 3 and 4 for the Belle Isle Art Fair, produced by our long-time supporter Integrity Shows. (Mark Loeb, …
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.
Here are the final four, who we hope you come buy and buy from in person on June 1 or 2:
Oluwaseyi Akintoroye creates photographs of nature, and increasingly of people and scenes from Detroit and around Michigan. She also sometimes works in water color or acrylic paints and she attends Cass Tech.
Selene Craddock makes felted animals that look very lifelike – from lambs to butterflies and elephants. Appropriately enough, the CASA and Clawson High School student will work at the Detroit Zoo this summer.
Jessica Fligger is new to Mint, and also lives fairly close to Palmer Park. She creates both paintings and ceramic tiles and pieces, and works with Mint Ambassador Barbara Barefield as her mentor.
Lia Massey is graduating from Cass Technical High School this year. She designs and creates original fashions and gowns (including the prom dress shown) and paintings of women wearing fashion apparel.
Meet all our artists in person – and buy their beautiful work at the Palmer Park Art Fair ! Hours are Saturday 10-7 and Sunday 11-5.
Meet two newcomers to Mint Artists Guild and one veteran artist, all of them heading to the Palmer Park Art Fair.