State Gallery is proud to showcase an entirely new body of work from three of
Detroit’s most progressive up and coming local artists with It’s
In The Water
an exhibition featuring Malt,
us in Eastern Market to celebrate the talents of these artists on September 27th
from 7-10pm. This exhibition is free and open to the public.
exploration of vibrant color palettes and textural layers of paint and mixed
media, each of these multifaceted artists brings a unique style to “It’s In The
Water”, showing what makes them a creative force to be reckoned with in the City
the past decade, graffiti mainstays Malt and Tead have collaborated on
everything from gallery exhibitions to public art installations throughout the
country. Using hard lines and explosive color schemes, their work juxtaposes the
deeply layered mixed media pieces of Ellen Rutt. Coming off of her sold-out
exhibition at the Detroit Red Bull House of Art in the spring of 2013, Rutt
continues to explore her mixed media collage work, blending digital and
traditional techniques into compositions of organic forms and sharp geometric
over 50 new mixed media paintings and limited edition prints, this is an
exhibition that is not to be missed.
of these artists have made a strong impact on us with their work. We feel that
this explosion of color will cap off another great Detroit summer and provide a
fitting transition into fall,” gallery co-founder Jesse Cory said.
artist reception will begin at 7pm and will end at 10pm.
- Saturday 11am - 4pm
Hours Available by Appointment
State Gallery is Detroit’s premier art gallery for both established and emerging
artists, both locally and internationally. Located in Eastern Market, the 1800
square foot gallery is home to two exhibition spaces, an artist live/work space,
as well as a retail boutique for the gallery’s online counterpart