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Blight Abatement Artist Residency


The City of Detroit has partnered with the Southwest Detroit Business Association and the Inner state Gallery in Eastern Market to curate the first ever municipal street art program, the Blight Abatement Artist Residency Program (BAARP). Roula David curated the selection of three Detroit Artists for this inaugural cycle. Focusing on the hardest hit walls these artists will work with the Blight Abatement team at General Services Detroit over the course of 8 weeks to paint murals in and around the City of Detroit. After the 8 week residency a group art show including the 7 viaduct mural artists will happen October 26, 2017 6-9pm at 2024 Springwells Detroit, MI 48209 in order to celebrate the program and the group’s achievements. Participating artist will be required to donate one piece of art to the city.

For any further questions or concerns, please email  citywalls@detroitmi.gov

Phillip Simpson
Phillip Simpson
Louise Chen
Louise Chen
Bevan
Bevan

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