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Detroit Artists Market Small(er) Show

The Detroit Artists Market is proud to present the DAM Small(er) Show opening Friday, August 5th, 2011 and running through August 27th.  Detroit art collectors both experienced and new will not want to miss this LARGE selection of SMALL art works by more than 100 talented Detroit area artists.  All pieces for this cash-and-carry show are limited in size to 8” by 8”, and all work is priced at $250 or less. The DAM Small(er) Show Opening Reception is August 5, 2011 from 6 – 9 p.m.  This event is free and open to the public.

Detroit Artists Market Small(er) Show

Detroit Artists Market Small(er) Show

DAM Small(er) Show – July 29-August 27, 2011

Small pieces. Small prices. Big names. An invitational featuring more than 50 of the area’s most talented artists exhibiting and selling small scale work at affordable prices. The market style exhibit (cash and carry) will have rotating inventory so it’s sure to be an exhibition to view several times during the two week run.

I have a few pieces that will be shown in the exhibition.  Come on out on opening night and have some fun!

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Cool factor lures the young, artsy to Detroit

“My friends in New York, L.A., Europe all think Detroit is really cool, and, thankfully, so do more and more people here. The energy seems great right now,” said Angela Topacio, an artist and managing partner of Gyro Creative Group downtown. The Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau has been targeting the young for four years now. “The 21- to 34-year-old demographic is the best target audience for Detroit,” said Larry Alexander, CEO of the convention bureau. The brand identity resulted from surveys of more than 1,300 visitors and focus groups in five cities that identified Detroit as “the American city where cool comes from,” Alexander said. They are open-minded and adventurous opinion-setters. This age group is considered to be the best type of visitor for whom Detroit can be positioned as a new destination, ripe for discovery.

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