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Marie Woo – 2020 Kresge Eminent Artist

Marie Woo – 2020 Kresge Eminent Artist

Marie Woo’s groundbreaking personal work, including vessels, sculptures, installations, and the creation of her signature and sought after glazes “Woo Blue” and “Woo Yellow,” achieve the often-elusive aspiration that drives many visual artists – honoring...
Making a Mark – Kristen Gallerneaux

Making a Mark – Kristen Gallerneaux

Kristen Gallerneaux is a writer and sound-based artist. At The Henry Ford she is curator of technology and keeper of objects like prototype synthesizers, prison radios, and hacking devices. Her essays about the hidden soundscapes of artifacts—combined with stories...
Making a Mark – Mariam Ezzat

Making a Mark – Mariam Ezzat

Mariam Ezzat is a sculptor who lives and works in Detroit, Michigan. She attended Wayne State University, receiving a BFA in 2007, and Johnson State College, receiving an MFA in 2015. Her work has been shown nationally in Detroit, MI; Chicago, IL; New York, NY; and...
Making a Mark – Tylonn Sawyer

Making a Mark – Tylonn Sawyer

Tylonn J. Sawyer is a Detroit-based figurative artist and educator whose work centers around themes of individual and collective identity, race, history, and pop culture. His drawings and paintings have been included in solo and group exhibitions throughout the United...
Making a Mark – Madelyn Porter

Making a Mark – Madelyn Porter

Madelyn Porter has been telling stories since she was able to speak. She has worked as a professional storyteller/actress for the past forty years, and is a member of Actor’s Equity Association. Currently she performs historical reenactments and storyliving at the...