A new Black History Month art exhibit called “Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity” is now on display in Downtown Detroit. Ten high school students from the Detroit School of Arts were chosen to feature their artwork at the 1413 Woodward Avenue storefront. It’s part of an art competition sponsored by Bedrock and hosted by the local mentorship group Leaders Amongst Leaders.
You can vote for your favorite art piece in the competition and the winner will receive a grand prize: a gift basket of art supplies valued at $1,500. The competition ends on February 28th so make sure to cast your vote soon!
HOW TO VOTE IN THE BLACK HISTORY MONTH ART COMPETITION
Visit the storefront at 1413 Woodward Avenue to see the ten art pieces. Next, use your smartphone to vote for your favorite artwork. All you do is open your camera app and take a picture of the QR code. Your phone should automatically connect you to the website for voting. You can also click this link here to cast your vote.
Once the competition ends, the students’ artwork will be displayed in the Hamilton Tucker Art Gallery in Highland Park from March 2nd to March 31st.
“THE BLACK FAMILY: REPRESENTATION, IDENTITY AND DIVERSITY”
WHERE: 1413 Woodward Avenue, Downtown Detroit
WHEN: Now until February 28th
HOW: To vote, use the QR code in the window of the display or click here.
Support young Detroit artists and best of luck to the students participating in the art competition!
Photographs of the art exhibit are courtesy of Bedrock.
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