TALKING DOLLS STUDIO



Current Exhibition

  1. Zahra Almajidi ︎︎︎


MDW Fair

SUMMER 2022
  1. Atlas
  2. Assembly


Past Exhibitions
OG 2022  
  1. Reuben Telushkin

IR 2021
  1. Know One
  2. TEIKAUT
  3. Lindsay Skvarek
  4. Yuming Song
  5. Jingying Su

OG 2021
  
  1. Aaron Jones

IR 2020
  1. Violet Luczak 
  2. Ciaran McQuiston
  3. Rachel DeBoard

IR 2019
  1. Laura Gibson
  2. Rebekah Sweda 


Talking Dolls

Info ︎︎︎
The mission of Talking Dolls is to empower our northeast Detroit neighborhood through justice-focused initiatives. We create a nexus of progressive art and community-led activism through access to our shop, artist studios, and gallery space for workshops, performances and celebration. It is led by co-directors Wes Taylor, Ron Watters, and Andrea Cardinal.

Mark





TD / 05.08–05.16 2021

Cloister


                        Rachel DeBoard is an artist and educator who lives in Highland Park, MI. Her work explores psychological portraiture, disruptions of social structures and existentialism. Cloister, her most recent body of work, draws on the ideas of liminality, ritual and medieval mysticism.


Cloister, her most recent body of work, draws on the ideas of liminality, ritual and medieval mysticism.






DeBoard is originally from Kailua, HI. She studied for two years at the New York Studio School and received her MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. She currently works at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, where she founded and runs the Imaging Center Risograph program. She has worked at various arts nonprofit organizations for 20 years.

Her favorite books include Howards End, by E.M. Foster, Middlemarch by George Eliot and Ragnarok by A.S. Byatt.