GIFTS AT THE EDGE
All from Local or Regional Michigan Artists
Welcome to the River's Edge Gallery, the art of New Detroit. Please click below to see the art in our current exhibition.
Read about artists in our current exhibition and our featured artists.
“Great Lakes maritime history preserved through art.” Leo Kuschel has had over five years of formal education on the University level and has spent over 40 years working to improve his art. He has traveled extensively throughout the Great Lakes Region (United States and Canada) searching out the many art museums and galleries to further […]
Artist Statement My current work stems from my deep fascination with the features and systems of the natural world. I utilize serenity and the sublime in nature as primary sources for developing what I believe is an innate, universal aesthetic. Like objects in nature, my work is simply present. It is peaceful, fossilized, and not […]
Audrey was born in Detroit, Michigan in the summer of 1979 and was raised in the Mexicantown area of southwest Detroit. A self taught painter, Audrey is constantly working to hone and refine her craft. Statement: I believe art should be attainable to everyone, visually or mentally. This is something I strive for in my […]
While attending the University of Michigan in 1974, Niagara, along with Mike Kelley (artist), formed Destroy All Monsters (band. D.A.M. was active until 1985, earning international recognition due largely to the presence of former members of The Stooges and the MC5. Niagara soon after fronted the supergroup Dark Carnival (also with Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton, […]
Patricia Izzo received her Art degree from Northern Michigan University with an assistantship in her Masters of Arts Program. Izzo’s work, fine art photography and painting, are shown widely both regionally and nationally. Twice awarded the Gold Medal for the State of Michigan Photographic Competition, her work has also been published in American Photo, Black […]
The work of Johnny Bee Badanjek is a contemporary example of a true naive artist, with an amazing ability to express personal journeys as well as busy and bright compositions. The works are active and playful, much like the beat of a drum, which was Johnny’s first touch of artistic expression. “John Badanjek is a […]
By: Stephanie Knight I’ve been to several renown art museums over the years. The Met in New York, the Toledo Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, and of course the Detroit Institute of Arts. This past week, I was fortunate enough to make it out to Denver. I wasn’t able to get […]
by: Stephanie Knight Art is Priceless In “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” there is a scene in which Indiana Jones points a grenade launcher at the stolen Ark of the Covenant. Jones thought that by threatening the Ark, he could convince his rival to give it back. His rival, a French archaeologist named Belloq, remains […]
#ArtofNewDetroit Heads to Chicago #ArtofNewDetroit, #theArtist and #theIdiot is going to take a sudden turn for the day. We are celebrating Detroit’s very own Patty Izzo and her accomplishment of being chosen to represent the Women’s Caucus of the Arts Best of 2014. For anyone reading this article and not familiar with the series #theArtist […]