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June 6: The MONA Prize Exhibitions begin at Midtown MONA Detroit Friday June 6th 2014 6-9pm



An Exhibition Award sponsored by the MUSEUM OF NEW ART (MONA) and given to 3 Graduating Students of Cranbrook Academy of Art.


There are currently three MONA Locations and each will offer a separate 4-week exhibition to the three chosen artists over the summer and will also include a cash award of $1500 (a gift from Frank Edwards and Ann Williams), broken down into $500 per awardee.


1) Midtown MONA | Detroit
Opening Friday June 6, 6-9pm
A collective of 8 artists

2) Museum of Photography and New Media | Troy
Opening June 29, 3-7pm
Jared Patton Plock

3) MONA North | Armada
Opening June 22, 3-7pm
Yunjung Kang



Midtown MONA is proud to present the First MONA Prize Exhibit:
"Where are they now?"
Opening reception: June 6, from 6-9pm @ 4130 Cass Ave. Detroit, MI 48201


view of Midtown MONA | Galerie Camille

This working exhibition explores the relationship between an artist and their studio as well as the institutional support needed to continue producing artwork post-graduation.

At this Museum of New Art site [aka Galerie Camille], 6 recent graduates from Cranbrook Academy of Art will receive a 12x12ft studio space for one month.

Participating artists include:
Yoroe Lin

Rachel K. Bury

Andrew Schmidt

Daniel Greenberg

Irene Walker

Katie Zazenski

Every Friday, a working artist, critic, or curator within Detroit will conduct studio visits with the residents. The exhibition will culminate in a panel discussion with the public. This exhibition is curated by recent graduates of the photography department at Cranbrook Academy of Art, Chanel Von Habsburg-Lothringen and Kate LaPier.

This exhibition is a MONA prize winner.


image by Daniel Greenberg.

The show will run June 6 - July 11th, 2014
@ Midtown MONA 4130 Cass Ave. Detroit, MI 48201.

Exhibition Hours: 9am-5pm

Closing Reception: July 11th, 6pm / Panel Discussion at 7pm


MONA Locations:

Armada: 15655 33 Mile Road, Armada, MI 48005

Detroit (in collaboration with Galerie Camille): 4130 Cass Ave. Detroit, MI 48201

Troy: 2501 Rochester Court, MI 48083