TALKING DOLLS STUDIO



Current Exhibition
OG 2021  
  1. Aaron Jones ︎︎︎

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

IR 2019
  1. Laura Gibson
  2. Rebekah Sweda 


Talking Dolls —
Info
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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 and exhibition facilities, use of our infrastructure for performance and celebration, as well as experimental art workshops.

Mark





FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Are you interested in working in Detroit this summer?

At Talking Dolls, we’re doing something a little different this year and opening our incubator residency to grad students Cranbrook Academy of Art, VCU, MICA, and RISD. Have a summer like no other.

We are a majority Black owned space with a growing family of artists, designers, architects, and musicians working to secure justice & joy for our community. We intentionally create this space for residents each summer to share these experiences with creatives who are beginning their careers.

RESIDENCY INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING
Your own personal studio space within our 7,500 sq foot studio.
Rotating critique scheduleMonthly studio visits with local artists, designers, curators, and arts practitioners.
Open studio eventsAccess to our woodshop, screen printing facilities, and risograph printers
AND a solo exhibition in the fall/winter of 2021

TO APPLY
Provide a Statement of Practice (~250 words), a Statement of Residency (~250 words) and 5 images of recent work.
Applications are due April 23rd

TERMS
We are an unfunded, independent artist space and gallery in Detroit, MI. Rent: $325–$375/month, May 15th–Sept. 15th. NOTE: Housing is not included and will be the residents' responsibility to secure.
If you have any questions, or if you have any issues with uploading documents to this form, please contact us at talkingdollsstudio@gmail.com.
APPLY TODAY!