jessica Care moore
2016 Kresge Artist Fellow
Design 99
2011 Kresge Artist Fellow
Juan Atkins
2014 Kresge Artist Fellow
Catie Newell
2017 Kresge Artist Fellow
Danny Kroha
2016 Kresge Artist Fellow
Salakastar
2018 Gilda Award
Jimbo Easter
2016 Kresge Artist Fellow
Chido Johnson
2009 Kresge Artist Fellow
Alex Way
2018 Kresge Artist Fellow
As we navigate the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, Kresge Arts in Detroit’s first priority is to support the safety of the community we proudly call home, and our employees and creative partners. For this reason, and in accordance with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and State of Michigan, the Kresge Arts in Detroit office is operating remotely. General inquires about Kresge Arts in Detroit’s work and the hundreds of metro Detroit artists we celebrate may be forwarded to admin@kresgeartsdetroit.org. Individual staff members are available by email and phone. Given the pandemic’s fluidity and uncertainty, we will continue to monitor the situation, adjust accordingly, and share any changes to our operations. Kresge Arts in Detroit will continue to elevate art’s role in vibrant communities via our social media channels. We invite you to join us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
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Literary and Visual Arts Guidelines Now Available!

In 2021, Kresge Arts in Detroit will award 20 fellowships to metro Detroit artists. Ten Kresge Artist Fellowships will be awarded in Literary Arts and ten in Visual Arts. Kresge Artist Fellowships are $25,000 no strings attached awards, plus professional development support and the creation of a short film highlighting the artist’s work. Ten Gilda Awards, $5,000 prizes for emerging artists, will also be awarded.

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