Inner State Gallery + Heron Arts Present The Detroiter Opening July 30th in San Francisco
Detroit Artists From Around The World Descend on the Bay Area for Immersive Group Exhibition
Inner State Gallery and Heron Arts are proud to announce The Detroiter a unique collaborative group show opening July 30th in San Francisco. Featuring a vast selection of artists with ties to Detroit, the exhibition includes artists currently living and working in Detroit, expatriate Detroit artists from around the globe, as well as select artists from the Bay Area who take inspiration from Detroit’s unique visual landscape. On top of over 50 visual artists, the exhibition will also include a showcase from Ghostly International curated by Detroit's trendsetting Movement Electronic Music Festival, bringing the Detroit sound to San Francisco with live performances from Matthew Dear, Shigeto and Lusine.
The expansive group exhibition will feature original artwork from:
- Andrew Krieger - April Armand - Ben Saginaw - Brett Amory - Camilo Pardo - Clinton Snider - Dabls - Dan Armand - Derek Weisberg - Dessislava Terzieva - Eddie Colla - Ellen Rutt - Fel3000ft - Glenn Barr - - Graham Whyte - Jeremy Harvey - Jerry Vile - Jesse Kassel - John Dunivant - Jonny Alexander - Julian Spradlin - Lauren Harrington - Lucien Shapiro - Mark Arminski - Mark Sarmel - Matt Eaton - Matt Gordon - Michelle Tanguay - Monica Canilao - Nick Jaskey - NNII - Ouizi - Pat Perry -Patrick Ethan -Paul Johnson - Paula Schubatis - Paula Zammit - Peter Adamyan - Rashaun Rucker - Ron Zakrin - Ryan Doyle - Scott Hocking - Shaun Roberts - Stephanie Buer - Sydney James - Tiff Massey - Tom Thewes - Tylonn Sawyer - Vaughn Taormina and Eugene Watson -
Located in the heart of Detroit’s historic Eastern Market, the creative team at Inner State Gallery has produced nearly 100 exhibitions across the world, including Detroit, Mexico City, Miami and Vienna. With a deep understanding, respect and knowledge of the past three decades of the creative spirit of Detroit, Inner State has curated a wide spectrum of art, spanning countless disciplines and genres in The Detroiter.
“Having an opportunity to bring this group of artists from Detroit to San Francisco is really exciting, as we’ve been championing their work for years,” Dan Armand, Co-Founder of Inner State Gallery said. “Sharing their work with a new audience will give the world a look into what’s going on right now in Detroit’s art community.”
San Francisco’s Heron Arts showcases immersive visual and audio driven exhibitions. Teaming up with curators and galleries is at the core of its mission, and The Detroiter will be no exception as the unique partnership will feature one of the hottest contemporary art cities in the world. Once declared as left for dead by outsiders, Detroit has emerged from the ashes with a vibrant art community that is busting at the seams.
Join us July 30, 2016 from 6 - 11 p.m. at Heron Art, located at 7 Heron Street, San Francisco, 94103 where we will close traffic to the alley and greet fans with a warm welcome. The work will remain on display throughout the evening’s performance.
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About Inner State Gallery: Inner State Gallery is Detroit’s premier gallery for established and emerging artists from Detroit and across the globe. Located in Historic Eastern Market, the gallery has exhibited the work of local icons Glenn Barr, Camilo Pardo and Tyree Guyton, as well as international street artists Nychos, Askew, Ben Frost and Meggs. The 10,000 square foot building is home to two exhibition spaces, an artist residency program, full-time printmaking studio and the gallery's fine art publishing company 1xRUN.
In addition to showcasing the work of international artists in the gallery, the team at Inner State Gallery and 1xRUN has collaborated on extensive murals, international festivals and showcased pop-up exhibitions in Honolulu, Mexico City, Vienna, Taipei & Cozumel to raise awareness to charitable causes and promote art in public spaces.