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Looking for an art community in metro Detroit?

We are a club for artists living and creating in southeastern Michigan and beyond. Our art group meets monthly for presentations by prominent artists, for artistic support and friendship, and to share news and accomplishments. As an art club, we exhibit twice yearly in venues in Oakland County and the greater Detroit area. We have many other member perks including monthly artwork juries, online group studio sessions, and a friendly critique group once a month. More on our history and club perks here.

Next meeting is Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at Color | Ink Studio in Hazel Park. Presenter will multidisciplinary artist Michelle Tock York, who creates imaginative sculptures using found materials. Take a look at her work here.

First meeting for non-members is free.

Inspiring monthly meetings

Detail of “Through the Looking Glass” by
Meike Rapp.

Not only do we meet, share and celebrate accomplishments each month, we also are inspired by some wonderful speakers. We’ve attracted some of the most talented artists in the country to give presentations at our meetings. Learn more.

Critique groups & paint-alongs

“Left Leaning,” by Nancy Slutsky, a painting that was previously critiqued in Mentors & Proteg├ęs.

We offer Mentors & Proteg├ęs, a monthly critique group on Mondays year-round, usually the first Monday. During our meeting months, we have Tuesday Tuneup, a studio paint-along where we join each other by Zoom for various painting challenges or just some company while we complete our own projects. Learn more.

Exhibitions & monthly juries

“The Color of Winter, ” by Linda Pelowski, our first place winner in our Spring exhibit.

We have two group exhibitions a year, usually juried and at local galleries. First place at our spring show gets a cash prize and a nice plaque. We also have monthly juries of our work with an annual award for the most cumulative points. Learn more.