LAX/DTW II: DETROIT HUSTLE II Opening Reception

Our second exhibition with Inner State Gallery, LAX/ DTW II: Detroit Hustle II opened with a positive reception and buzzing excitement.  The exhibition showed works from over 50 artists in the new contemporary art scene with works ranging from paintings to sculpture. Megg’s interactive installation bridged the gap between observer and artist.  Pieces from the exhibition are now available through 1xRun,  and are on view now through August 26th.

LAX / DTW : DETROIT HUSTLE II COUNTDOWN

We’re in the final countdown with only two days left until the opening of LAX / DTW: DETROIT HUSTLE II at Inner State Gallery. The artists and artwork have landed in Detroit to fill Motor City with their signature works.

Piece by Artist Dan Witz

Artist Dan Witz has put up pieces from his Is It Safe Sanctuary series around the city as a part of the exhibition, and the infamous Stickman left his mark in numerous places around Detroit too.

Piece by Artist Stickman

However, the excitement continues inside the walls of Inner State Gallery as installations and murals are underway.  Ghostbeard and Patchwhisky collaborate on a mural for LAX / DTW: DETROIT HUSTLE II, while Meggs constructs a massive installation with the help of Miya Tsukazaki.

Artists Ghostbeard and Patchwhiskey working on mural

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Join us this Friday, June 30th from 6 pm to 10 pm for the opening of LAX / DTW: DETROIT HUSTLE II with work from featured artist James Bullough, the completed interior mural from Ghostbeard & Patchwhisky, and installations from Drew Leshko and Meggs, in addition to a group exhibition showcasing the work of over 70 inspiring artists in the New Contemporary art movement.

And don’t forget to take your time while heading to Inner State Gallery too, you don’t want to miss the exterior installations around Detroit by Dan Witz and Skewville.

On view June 30 through July 21
Inner State Gallery
1410 Gratiot Avenue
Detroit, MI.

LAX / DTW: Detroit Hustle II – Coming Soon

Thinkspace Gallery owner Andrew Hosner is excited to get back to his home state of Michigan for the galleries second exhibition with our good friends at Inner State Gallery and 1xRun in Detroit, Michigan. This time around, we’ve upped the ante in a major way bringing in artists for interior and exterior murals along with interior and exterior installations.

This time we’ll have James Bullough as our featured artist and he’ll also be gifting the streets of Detroit with a brand new outdoor mural. We’ll also have an interior mural from our good buds Ghostbeard and Patch Whisky along with an installation in the gallery from Drew Leshko. If that wasn’t enough, we’re also bringing out Dan Witz and Skewville from NYC to leave their mark on the streets of Detroit. All this alongside one hell of a group exhibition featuring over 80 artists from around the globe, many of whom will be submitting 2-3 works each. This is going to be a massive show with close to 200 works of art on view and available for purchase PLUS we’re also working with the 1xRun crew to create a beautiful suite of prints to be available in tandem with this special exhibition throughout the run of the exhibition.
Opening Reception:
Friday, June 30 from 6-10PM

James Bullough Featured on Artist A Day

Thinkspace Family artist James Bullough was recently featured on Artist A Day. Bullough’s distinctive style has graced found materials, canvases, and massive walls. We have big things coming up this year with James Bullough including an artist spot in ‘LAX / DTW: Detroit Hustle II’ opening June 30th at Inner State Gallery/ 1xRun.

All available work from James Bullough can be viewed on Thinkspace Gallery website, and make sure to sign up for the Thinkspace Gallery newsletter for updates on Bullough.

Jump over to Artist A Day to view James Bullough’s feature. 

Spot Thinkspace Artists at Murals in the Market presented by 1XRun

1xrun murals in the market

Our friends in Detroit, 1xRun/Inner State Gallery, are coordinating a fantastic mural project in Detroit’s Eastern Market district, Murals in the Market. Thinkspace artists Meggs has already completed his mural for the project and Nosego, who’s new work is currently on view in our main room, will be creating a mural later this year. Please visit 1xRun’s website for more details on Murals in the Market, this is a must participate month long event.

“September of 2015 will be a month to remember as Detroit’s Historic Eastern Market District will be the epicenter of the burgeoning public art movement.” – 1xRun

meggs and flowers

Hello Detroit! LAX/DTW Opening Night

LAX DTW thinkspace invades detroit

We want to give a big thanks to 1xRun and Inner State Gallery for helping to coordinate this extraordinary show. The LAX/DTW exhibit is showing 90 pieces from over 80 artists who are all contributing to the post contemporary art movement with their work and talent. We’re excited to share the photos of LAX/ DTW’s opening night. The exhibition is on view till July 4th for those looking for great art in Detroit. Please visit this link to view the full collection of available work from LAX/DTW and don’t forget to check out 1xRun’s coverage of the opening night as well.

Shawn in window LAXDTW

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For more information on the exhibit please visit the Thinkspace Gallery website.

STUDIO PREVIEW OF NEW WORK IN LAX/DTW

Stephanie Buer Featured Artist LAX/DTW
piece by Stephanie Buer – featured artist in LAX/DTW at Inner State Gallery

LAX/DTW opens next Saturday, June 6 at Inner State Gallery in Detroit, Michigan. The show features 16×20 inch works from over 80 artists spanning the globe, including featured artists: Stephanie Buer and Liz Brizzi. This special exhibition has been curated by Thinkspace and serves as an amazing introduction to the burgeoning New Contemporary movement for art lovers in the Midwest. Please join us at the opening reception from 7-10 pm, but if missed LAX/DTW will be on view through July 4th, 2015. For additional details please visit the Thinkspace Gallery website.

Enjoy the following peak of the ‘works in progress’ for LAX/DTW

Sean Mahan Lemons

Sean Mahan 

Allison Sommers

Allison Sommers

Tony Philippou

Tony Philippou

Kikyz1313

Kikyz1313

Adam Caldwell

Adam Caldwell

Frank Gonzales

Frank Gonzales

Kyle Stewart

Kyle Stewart