The arts that are
driving Detroit.

United Artists of Detroit membership is comprised of an inclusive roster of creatives including Visual Artists, Musicians, Interdisciplinary Artists, Curators, Arts Administrators, Graphic Designers, Textile and Fashion Designers, Printmakers, Filmmakers, Writers, Poets + Spoken Word Artists, Dancers and Performing Artists.

Directory

Jozie Bullard

Hi, my name is Lauren Bullard but! you can call me Jozie.  I am a Detroit based Illustrator and 2020 graduate from the College for Creative Studies.  My work is heavily inspired by music, diversity, the LGBTQ community, culture, nature, fashion, and many other elements that make up the beautiful world around me.  I enjoy...

Julien Godman

Self-employed, international freelance professional excelling in public and media relations, creative writing, interdisciplinary storytelling, and non-profit strategic planning. Broad range, but with specialty in festivals, arts, cultural exchange, creative fundraising campaigns, and event-oriented promotions.

Loren N

My studio practice is primarily fibers-based, and includes intimate needlepoint pieces as well as large-scale, participatory sculpture and installation projects. Thematic concerns combine mysticism, depth psychology and the occult with environmental philosophy and contemporary sociocultural criticism. I have been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions, and have produced participatory...

Markham|Artist

I never tire of talking about my art until someone requires an exhaustive explanation of my subject matter and why it is I paint.  I intuitively paint from the visions in my head that express dark overtones of monsters and uncertainty through a mostly surrealist view in order to reveal...

Mav One - Motor City Street Dance Academy

Native to Southwest Detroit, Benito “Mav One” Vasquez came up at a time when hip-hop was a cultural norm. In the late ’90s, breakin’ crews practiced all over Southwest Detroit. Existing in the cultural in-between, hip-hop was taught person-to-person. For Mav, it was the one constant amidst many changes in...

Nandi Comer

Nandi Comer is the author of Tapping Out (Triquarterly) and American Family: A Syndrome (Finishing Line Press). She is a Cave Canem Fellow, a Callaloo Fellow, and a 2019 Kresge Arts in Detroit Fellow. She directs the Allied Media Projects Speakers Bureau and is a founding member of the collective,...

One Single Rose

Rosemarie Wilson aka One Single Rose when she’s nice, aka Pearl when she’s naughty, aka Queen Rose on the house music tip is an award-winning poet and playwright, spoken word artist, singer/songwriter, actress, filmmaker and author of three self-published poetry collections, nice and naughty chapbooks.  Her notable performances include the Floacist’s Flovertex...

Paulina Petkoski

Contemporary Fashion Designer and Wardrobe Stylist with over ten years of fashion experience along New York’s 7th Avenue aka “Fashion Avenue.” Specializations include: Embellishment & Trim Development, Women’s Wovens, and Women’s Cut-and-Sew. Skills include: Trend/Design Research and concept presentation, Detailed flat sketching by hand and Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop, Knowledge...

PLAYGROUND DETROIT

PLAYGROUND DETROIT is an art gallery and creative talent agency. Our mission is to create opportunities for artists, creative professionals and residents in order to enhance and develop Detroit’s creative economy. Services include artwork sales, private and corporate commissions, artist management and development, arts advocacy and special projects curation. PLAYGROUND...