Detroit artists can have their work featured on a billboard this summer


Attention Detroit artists: Here's a chance to have your work seen by thousands.

Playground Detroit is partnering with SaveArtSpace to put the work of Detroit-area artists on six billboards around the Motor City this summer.

The campaign will be curated by Detroit-based artist Ellen Rutt. Artists are invited to submit up to 10 images before May 28, and winners will be announced the week of June 10.  

The billboards will be up for the month of July to coincide Detroit Art Week, which is planned for July 16-21. The artwork will also be featured in a gallery exhibition at Playground Detroit, with an opening reception from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on July 13.

More information is available at saveartspace.org/detroit.

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Leyland "Lee" DeVito grew up in the suburbs of Detroit, where he read Metro Times religiously due to teenaged-induced boredom. He became a contributing writer for Metro Times in 2009, and Editor in Chief in 2016. In addition to writing, he also supplies occasional illustrations. His writing has been published...
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