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Thomas Bell
Detroit, MI
artist.musician
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Spread Art is pleased to announce the five 2017 residency awardees: Congratulations to Yuri Popowycz, Walter Lacy, Emilio Rodriguez, Anna van Schaap, and WilliamjFE Spread Art was awarded the Knight Arts Challenge grant in November 2015 to provide eight Detroit based artists a three-month residency to develop and present new work Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2017 at Spread Art
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Spread Art is a “by artists, for artists” creative incubator designed to foster new creative work through residencies and collaborations with artists, curators, and arts organizations locally, nationally and internationally. Spread Art is a home to many Detroit based artists and serves as a place for the artistic community to experiment with new ideas, concepts and realizations and not be... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2017 at Spread Art
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Spread Art is accepting applications for our Residency program for residencies to take place between April 2017 and September 2017. Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2017 at Spread Art
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Spread Art Launches 2017 Three Month Artist Residency for Detroit Artists including $1,000 artist stipend! Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2016 at Spread Art
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Spread Art is looking to fill a few residency spots for our winter residencies. Winter Residencies take place January through March. Spread Art is one of the leading residency programs in Detroit having provided 28 residencies in the past year serving 36 artists! Spread Art's residency program is funding in part by, The Sustainable Arts Foundation, The Michigan Council on Arts and Cultural Affairs, The Knight Foundation and The National Endowment for the Arts. Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2016 at Spread Art
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Spread Art is pleased to announce that we received $7,500 from the Michigan Council on Arts and Cultural Affairs for General Operating in 2017. These general operating funds will help Spread Art continue to grow and provide support for our artist in residency program as well as our presenting programs. This is the second year in a row that MCACA... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2016 at Spread Art
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Spread Art returns to Bushwick Open Studios to present 13 performance artists, installations and more. Spread Art, Pine Box Rock Shop, and thingNY have once again have teamed up to close down the street and throw down! Piano Sonata #4 by Thomas Bell BOS 2014 On Saturday October 1st, as part of the 2016 Bushwick Open Studios weekend, Spread Art... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2016 at Spread Art
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Spread Art has an opportunity in their residency program for artists to participate in a one month long, six month long or one year long residency or anywhere inbetween. The residency would take place at the facility on Rosa Parks Blvd and due to a recent opening can begin as soon as September 2016. Spread Art is dedicated to supporting emerging artists who push their own creative boundaries regardless of discipline. Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2016 at Spread Art
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Dutch painter, Sjaak Kooij and Oakland, CA based performance artist, Sea Heikes will be in residence for the month of July. Get to meet the artists while enjoying brunch on Saturday July 9th from 11am to 1pm. Artist talk and audience Q&A along with free brunch! Sea will be giving a workshop / performance series on July 11th and 12th... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2016 at Spread Art
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As Spread Art begins fiscal year 2017 (July 1st - June 30th) we are grateful to have experienced another year of positive growth reaching more audience members and serving more artists in the Detroit Metro area and beyond. Below is a little update about how Spread Art has grown over the past year. How has Spread Art grown in the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2016 at Spread Art
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Spread Art is pleased to welcome artist Sara Hembree to Detroit for a two week residency. supported with funding from the Sustainable Arts Foundation. Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2016 at Spread Art
How do you experience intimacy? Is it something you can get better at with practice? Artist and Eastern Michigan University professor Chris Reilly would like you to consider your relationship with intimacy, and to this end, facilitates workshops that invite participants to assemble and play an instrument of his own devising, called the “Linguaphone of Tremulous Communion.” On Saturday, May... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2016 at Spread Art
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Spread Art is getting ready to host the first Detroit Free Arts Music Festival, curated by James Cornish and Michael Malis on April 15th and 16th. Check out the good word from the Detroit News and the Detroit Metro Times!! Two days of experimental and improvised music from Detroit-based, regional, and national acts. Highlights cutting edge work from emerging and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2016 at Spread Art
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Spread Art is pleased to announce funding for 2016 from the Sustainable Arts Foundation for the Spread Art residency program. Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2016 at Spread Art
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Spread Art is pleased to announce that we received $7,500 from the Michigan Council on Arts and Cultural Affairs for General Operating in 2016. These general operating funds will help Spread Art continue to grow and provide support for our artist in residency program as well as our presenting programs. During the past year Spread Art has received a $5,000... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2016 at Spread Art
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Thanks to generous support from the Sustainable Arts Foundation, Spread Art is able to provide unique support to visual and literary artists who have a child under the age of 18! We are currently seeking proposals from international and national visual and literary artists who have a child under the age of 18. To be considered for a residency, complete... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2016 at Spread Art
Posted Jan 14, 2016 at twin:72
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Spread Art is happy to announce that we have been selected as one of 57 winners of the Detroit 2015 Knight Arts Challenge! Spread Art proposed 8 three month residencies to Detroit based artists over the course of two years. Each artist selected will have rehearsal and or studio space for three months as well as presentation and exhibition opportunities... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2016 at Spread Art
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Spread Art is pleased to announce the first two of four artists in residence taking part in our Sustainable Arts residency program. With generous funding from the Sustainable Arts Foundation, Spread Art is able to offer four residencies for visual and literary artists with children under the age of 18. After a two month call for proposals from Detroit based... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2015 at Spread Art
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As our FY15 Fiscal year just came to a close (6/30/2015) we are starting to look at the past year and what we see is a lot of growth! And more is planned for 2016! While we are working on our official Cultural Data Project (CDP) numbers for FY2015 please feel free to Download Spread Art's 2014 CDP Report here.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2015 at Spread Art
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Thanks to generous support from the Sustainable Arts Foundation, Spread Art is able to provide unique support to visual and literary artists who have a child under the age of 18! We are currently seeking proposals from artists who are residents of Detroit, Highland Park or Hamtramck. To be considered for a residency, complete the proposal information requested at this... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2015 at Spread Art
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Spread Art will present it's annual Summer Group Show during Bushwick Open Studios on June 6th and 7th in Bushwick Brooklyn. First held in 2008, the Spread Art Summer Group Show has always highlighted artists in the Spread Art network and each year adds a few new names to the mix. This year the theme is Tansplant and it takes... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2015 at Spread Art
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Oxygen Ensemble kicks off the day on Saturday June 6th with a 12:30pm set. Featuring Thomas Bell on bass, On Ka Davis on guitar, Matther Daher on drums, James Cornish on tumpet and Michael Monford on sax. If you dig the early 70's Miles Davis groups you will love this ensemble. After the Oxygen Ensemble stick around for some more great music curated by thingNY! On Saturday, June 6, Pine Box Rock Shop, Spread Art, and thingNY are presenting the Grattan Street Performance Block Party. For the third year in a row, Grattan St. will be filled with performance art,... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2015 at Oxygen Music Collective
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Spread Art is pleased to announce funding from the Sustainable Arts Foundation for the Spread Art residency program. Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at Spread Art