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Classes are back up and running! We hope to see you all Saturday!

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The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Congratulations to 2 of our DNAW East students!

Silver Key: Naomi Cook, 7th Grade “My Mind’s Kaleidoscope” color pencil and ink on paper
Honorable Mention: Matthew Lewis, 9th Grade “Inky” ink on paper

More information about the SE Michigan Region for Wayne & Oakland Counties:

The Southeastern Michigan Region of the Scholastic Art Awards is sponsored by the College for  Creative Studies and supported by volunteer art teachers in Wayne and Oakland Counties. This region receives over 4,000 works of art and almost 300 portfolios from middle school and high school students, which are then adjudicated and selected for Honorable Mentions, Silver and Gold Key Awards, American Vision nominations, and Best of Show Portfolios. The art exhibit and opening ceremony are held annually at the College for Creative Studies. Approximately 1,000 works of art are displayed in this exhibit throughout all four levels of the Walter B. Ford II Building.


Exhibition Dates: 2/17/2013 - 3/8/2013
Sunday, February 17 through Friday, March 8, 2013

College for Creative Studies
Walter B Ford II Building, Ford Campus
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
12:00 - 5:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
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We’re back and hope everyone had a restful break!

Our advanced Saturday programs (DNAW & DNAC) start back up THIS Saturday, January 5th and the rest of our programs start back up next week - January 7th, 2013.

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DNAW East - students hard at work on Saturday, December 8th

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We had a great time watching Saturday’s performances by our students from:

  • Detroit Children’s Choir
  • Mosaic Youth Theatre
  • Heritage Works

Reflections Exhibition, June 2, 2012

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DNAW East students are preparing their final projects for the “Reflections” Exhibition this Saturday, June 2nd at the Matrix Center!

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Students in the Detroit Neighborhood Arts Workshops program (DNAW East) are working in one of their last class sessions for the year. The students had the great opportunity to work in a wide range of mediums such as: acrylic and encaustic painting, using glass and tiles to create mosaics, spray painting, drawings, wax sculptures, using yarn to create self-portraits, beading, etc.

The students are preparing for their “Reflections” Exhibition this Saturday, June 2nd at the Matrix Center! 


We are hiring!

  • Teaching Positions
  • Part time
  • After School Art & Design classes with custom curriculum
  • Across Detroit in: Public/private/charter schools, community centers, churches, etc…

To apply, send a 1pg cover letter and 1pg resume highlighting your relevant work or volunteer experience to

College student deadline: May 25th
Public deadline: June 30th

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DNAW East working together getting things ready for the Exhibition!

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Keep up the great work DNAW East! Excited to see the end results at the “Reflections” Exhibition.