The MATI Group Presents: The Detroit Artist Ball II


Mar 24, 2018


The MATI Group would like to announce The Detroit Artist Ball at the Tangent Gallery located at 715 East Milwaukee Avenue,Detroit, MI 48202. The event is taking place on Saturday March 24th, 2018, from 7:00 p.m. – Midnight. The Detroit Artist Ball will feature over 40 artists with a focus on Detroit areas finest musicians, artist and performers. The MATI Group: Evans Tasiopoulos, Dave Messy and Marc Tice: For the last decade they have curated art exhibitions comprised of unknown and emerging artists from throughout the city in an effort to create a unified artistic community. Since 2006, they have presented 19 exhibitions as the MATI Group featuring 800 artists and attended by over 12,700 people. “Artists are the cornerstone of a growing city; through art we hope to continue to bring people back to Detroit; to show that Detroit is full of culture, an ideal place to spend time with family and friends; that Detroit should no longer be feared but embraced, and its growth welcomed.” Evans Tasiopoulos; His artwork has been featured in the Hellenic Museum of Michigan, TheScarab Club, The MONA Museum and the Palazzo Flangini in Venice Italy. His photography has been published in Pure Michigan Magazine, LoosenArt Magazine and the Detroit News. His work has also been featured internationally such as in Greece, Italy, France and Germany. He was the Pure Michigan Photo Contest Winner of 2016, Detroit Free Press Detroit Self Portrait Photo Contest Winner or 2012 and was a finalist in the Detroit News 10th Annual Celebrate Michigan photo contest. David Messerschmidt; is the founder of Dave Messy Art. Dave is also a self taught artist from the Detroit area. Dave is a larger than life character with one of the kindest hearts you will ever encounter. His personality is reflected in his filled with love and beauty for life. Marc Tice; Has been a life long artist in many different mediums. Pen and ink, Paint (oil and acrylic mostly), Computer Graphics, etc. Now-a-days, in addition to all that, He is a Professional, Licensed, and Certified Tattoo Artist working at 13th Hour since 2010. He’s a big fan of a number of different styles and love putting different influences together to create original art for customers. Influences include Renaissance Masters, Modern Surrealists, Comic artists and any number of amazing tattooists from around the world. Music for the event will feature The_Nyhylist and DJ Kyle Cole. Plus also over 40 artists and vendors from the Detroit area! With a special performance by The UnTheatre.Co


$5 at the door


View map Tangent Gallery
715 E. Milwaukee St.
Detroit, MI

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The MATI Group



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Evans Tasiopoulos

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