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