March 21st, 4–6PM — Opening Reception
Exhibition Open to the Public Thursday-Saturday from 9-5PM through April 25th
This group exhibition explores letters, words, images and messages as interpreted by artists using a wide variety of techniques and approaches to the notion of public lettering. Artists include Ocelot Collective (Detroit) The Golden Sign Company (Detroit), Eno Laget (Detroit), Erica Walker (Halifax, Nova Scotia), Hannah Smotrich (Ann Arbor), Endi Poskovic (Ann Arbor) Jessica Kricmark / Gratiot + Riopelle (Detroit), Kim Beck (Pittsburgh)
Curator Nick Tobier is an artist/designer teaching at the Stamps School of Art & Design University of Michigan. As a NYC high school student, he learned to hand letter signs in a grocery store, a skill he recently revisited in hand lettered sign projects in Hudson, NY and Pittsburgh, PA.