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Global Faces: Photography by Maurice W. Sanders

Exhibition Dates: August 2-September 30, 2017

Opening Reception: Saturday, August 12, 5-9PM

Artist Talk: Saturday, September 9, 5-9PM

Maurice W. Sanders is a metro Detroit freelance photographer whose images have been published in local magazines and have received numerous awards. He has studied both film and digital photography for many years. As a self-taught photographer, Maurice has enriched his craft by attending photography workshops, by networking with other photographers and through online courses.

He is the president of two camera clubs, with membership in several others.  He enjoys the many benefits of club membership, including social interaction, hands-on learning and photo competitions. 

Maurice’s love for photography has taken him to all seven continents. The “Global Faces” collection of photos resulted from the hundreds of pictures Maurice took while traveling to different countries.

He sets himself apart from other photographers by creating photographic images that show emotion, vivid color, eye contact and negative space.

Sanders firmly believes “a great photograph tells a story and creates a feeling within the viewer”.  When asked what his favorite photograph of all his work is, he replied, “The one I’m going to take tomorrow”.

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Jimi King Textile Design Workshop FEE REDUCED! ONE Day ONLY!

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World renowned artist and textile designer Jimi King is returning to Detroit on Saturday, August 12, 2017, to present a one-day only textile workshop at Dabls MBAD Museum, 6559 Grand River, corner of West Grand Boulevard.

The workshop fee has been reduced to $200 for the day, and all materials and supplies will be provided as well as a light lunch. 

On Saturday, August 12, from 10:00 am-4:00 pm, Mr. King will teach Origami and Vintage techniques, as well as discussing indigo dyeing and discharge techniques.

For further information and registration please contact Gloria Bradley@ 313-309 3659.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Mr. King, a native of Nigeria, is a third-generation textile designer and fabric artist.  He studied fashion and textile design at the Chelsea School of Art in London. Mr. King has been in the fashion design business for over 30 years.  The Jimi King brand of clothing is known and enjoyed by fashion lovers worldwide.

“It is my desire to pass on the art of textile design to those interested in learning the craft I love,” said Jimi King.  The workshops will provide hands on knowledge of this art.  For those truly interested, it will provide an economic development opportunity.  Participants will learn a craft they may transfer to a life skill.  Join us as Mr. King passes on his vast knowledge of textile design.  You will not want to miss this opportunity.

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