portrait and figurative artist

2018

Galerie Camille's Charity Event for Type 1 Diabetes

Date(s) TBD: project is currently in progress.


Galerie Camille and Vans Shoes are collaborating with artists who are reimagining a pair of white shoes in their individual artistic styles. This event is in support of research for a cure for Type 1 Diabetes.


Grand Circus Art Auction: DAM Gala 4

Saturday, October 27, 2018 | 7-10 pm


David Whitney Building

One Park Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226


Tickets: $100 via Eventbrite

Valet: $10

Street Parking Available


Evening Sponsors: Roger Garrett, E. Eleanor and Michael Marsh, and Jean and Joe Hudson


On Press: Making Visible an Unseen Detroit (2018, 2019)

This is a Signal-Return initiative that pairs Detroit artists with Detroit nonprofit service organizations.


This initiative is currently underway. Stay tuned for information regarding the completion, celebration, and exhibition of all of the artworks created in this project.


WOMEN: 7th Annual Exhibition and Workshop

Opening Reception & Panel "Women in Art"

Saturday, March 3, 2018 | 7-10 pm


Exhibition Dates: March 3, 2018 - April 26, 2018


The Carr Center

1505 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48226

For more info visit: http://mrisker.wix.com/womenartshow


2017

MOCAD's New Wave Monster Drawing Rally

​Date & Time: December 15, 2017, 6:30pm-9:30pm

Location: Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, 4454 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48201


Admission: $10 General Public ($7 MOCAD Members)


Art Party & Live Auction: Annual Fundraiser

Curated by: National Conference of Artists (NCA)

Honorary Chairs: Hon. Deborah Geraldine Bledsoe Ford and Atty. Jerome Watson

Date & Time: October 14, 2017, 5pm-10pm

Location: NCA Gallery, Northwest Activities Center, 18100 Meyers Rd., Detroit, MI 48235


Tickets: $75 each

Call 313-342-1786 for pre-registration and ticket information


Note: Auction preview begins at 5pm


Collector's Choice Exhibition

Curated by: National Conference of Artists (NCA)

Guest Curated by: Mr. David & Mrs. Linda Whitaker, Dr. Dexter Fields, Mr.Conrad & Mrs. Denise Mallett, Mrs. Marian Stephens, Mr. Harold & Mrs. Joann Braggs, Ms. Paralee Day, Dr. Margaret Betts, and Leslie Graves.

Exhibition Dates: September 9, 2017 - October 21, 2017

Location: NCA Gallery, Northwest Activities Center, 18100 Meyers Rd., Detroit, MI 48235


Bent, but Unbroken

Curated by: Anna Schapp (Things Feel Heavy) &  Jennifer Evans (The Wright Museum)

Exhibition Dates: July 28, 2017 - October 29, 2017

Location: Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 East Warren, Detroit, MI 48201


Detroit Artists Market

Garden Party & Art Sale

Curated by: DAM

Date: Thursday, June 15, 2017

Location: 56 Oxford Rd, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236

Cost: Free to DAM members (non-members may purchase a membership prior to the event or upon arrival).

Dress: Garden attire

Parking: On-site parking is available 


Exhibit: 'Black Identity: Redefining the Black Body'
Curated by: Stay Laced, and Laura Gibson of The Carr Center
Opening Reception: January 28, 2017, 6pm - 11 pm
Exhibition Dates: January 27, 2017 - March 3, 2017
Location: The Carr Center, 311 E Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48226​​


Exhibit: 'Faces of Freedom'
Curated by: The Freedom58 Project
Date: January 11, 2017
Location: Capitol Building in Helena, Montana


Faces of Freedom is an ongoing, traveling exhibition. Check http://freedom58project.com/faces-freedom/ for future dates and locations

2016

Publication: Starry Night's 'Artists to Look Out For', Volume 3
Release Date: December 1, 2016
Where to Purchase: Lulu.com and Amazon.com


Exhibit: 'You Are Here'

Curated by: Things Feel Heavy

Opening Reception: November 3, 2016, 7pm - 11pm

Exhibition Dates: November 3, 2016 - December 17, 2016

Location: The Carr Center, 311 E Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48226


Exhibit: 'PaperWorks IV'

Exhibition Dates: June 23, 2016 - July 24, 2016

Location: Upstream Gallery in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York


2015

Publication: 'AugustMan' Magazine

October 2015