Under the Influence: Youth Artists in the D

11 March 2015
Under the Influence: Youth Artists in the D

The spring exhibition season at the University of Michigan Detroit Center presents, “Under the Influence: Youth Artists in the D,” April 24 - May 22.

Highlighting student created art from the Detroit School of Arts (DSA), “Young Artists in the D” is a visual exhibition influenced by the works of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo. Under the guidance of DSA teacher and designer Sheryl Heading, students will showcase their talents through various artistic mediums.

Open to the general public, an opening reception for this exhibition is scheduled for Saturday, April 25 from 1-3 p.m. and includes complimentary admission, parking and light refreshments.

The exhibit may be accessed 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., Monday-Thursday, and 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays.

“Young Arts in the D” is one of fifty-two community events in Metro-Detroit held to complement the exhibit, “Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit,” running from March 15 – July 12 at the Detroit Institute of Arts.

The Detroit School of Arts (DSA) is a nationally renowned arts and academic high school that provides a unique integrated academic and arts education aimed to produce young adults that will succeed in a global society. DSA has a strong dual college preparatory curriculum in academics and arts with concentrations in vocal/instrumental music, dance, theatre, music technology, speech, radio/television production, visual communications and visual arts. The Detroit School of Arts has an annual average graduation rate 98% with all graduating seniors receive financial awards for college.

For more information, please contact the Detroit Center: (313) 593-3584 or detroitcenter@umich.edu