Coming in 2024

April 20, Saturday, Noon-5 pm

Fishnet Artist Studios Open House

Located in the East Dearborn Arts District, Fishnet Artists Sasha Corder, Matthew Shoemaker Dietz, Sunshine Durant, Tom Livo, Martine MacDonald, Kayla Stafford, along with TEAD One Memorial Artist in Residence Bryant Valdez and The TEAD One Memorial Artist in Residence Diversity Outreach Habacuc Samuel Bessiake will be hosting Open Studios.
Stop by to view the studios, enjoy light refreshments, and enter your name for a chance to win a raffle basket.

April 1-28

You Can Get There From Here 

Opening Reception, April 5, 6-8 pm

@ Village Arts Factory | 50755 Cherry Hill Road,  Canton, MI 48188

A multi-media solo exhibit, featuring  Martine’s 20-year artistic journey as she continues figurative painting.

For more information: Village Arts Factory


March 9-April 12, 2024

When There Are Nine, III

@Kayrod Gallery/Hannan Center | 4750 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201

‘When There Are Nine” #4 is a multimedia women’s art exhibit featuring female artists showcasing over 50 works of art as a beacon of light and hope addressing women’s issues and uplifting Women’s History Month.

Art also focuses on ‘Remembering Women’s Suffrage’ and Laura Earle’s ‘Fet!sh Project’ is on display.

Wednesday, April 10 is our Artist Talk at Kayrod Gallery, 5-7 PM.

For information on hours visit Hannan Center

When There Are Nine #5 will travel to the Padzieski Gallery in Dearborn from October 2 – November 2.
The reception will be on Friday, October 4, 5-8 PM. Stay tuned for more information.

Gallery Representation

Virgo Rising-detail
oil on board, metal leaf

River’s Edge Gallery

3024 Biddle Avenue | Wyandotte, MI | 48192

I am pleased to have River’s Edge Gallery as my gallery representation. Housed in a turn of the century three story building, and credited for helping make Detroit art a global phenomenon, River’s Edge is owned by Patt Slack,  Jeremy Hansen serves as Gallery Director.

Visit River’s Edge Gallery for more information.



Folio (Candace Law, editor) is a collection of contemporary artwork created by members of the Detroit Society of Women Painters & Sculptors. Included is a cross-section of the artwork being produced today by the vibrant art community in metropolitan Detroit. Founded in 1903, the Society is the oldest organized art group in Michigan and the second oldest women’s art organization in the country.   Info/Sales: Folio

Local artist Martine MacDonald honors the memories of the subjects of roadside tributes in her new book, “Roadside Memorials: A Tribute to Michigan’s Unknown Artists,” featuring charcoal drawings of the heartfelt expressions of grief. Photo by Marianne LetasiRoadside Memorials (designed and edited by Marianne Letasi) features charcoal drawings of roadside memorials  from the “Stilled Lives in the Landscape” series and colored pencil drawings from the  “Grave Moments: Mount Carmel Cemetery” series.

Available at River’s Edge Gallery.

51C1sDTkaAL._SY414_BO1,204,203,200_The Art of Sleeping Bear Dunes, (2013, edited by Linda Young, essays by Jerry Dennis and Kathleen Stocking) features the stunning contemporary images of the Sleeping Bear landscape and includes a historic section which highlights artworks from 1882 to the mid-1970s.  Available through Leelanau Press.