Exhibitions

The Creative Alliance presents more than 20 exhibitions per year, featuring work by artists at different points in their careers who work in a range of styles and media. We look for new ways to present what they do, new artists for them to collaborate with, and innovative ways to expand the meaning of their work.

Sat Aug 24

The intersection of Creative Alliance resident artist Christopher Batten’s passions - fine arts and martial arts are on display through the portraits and abstract work in No Play Fighting. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Battan demonstrated a profound interest in the visual arts from the age of four. At 8, he began his journey as a martial artist. This exhibition exposes Batten’s dual interests in both fine arts and martial arts, while at the same time calling attention to how that fights led both inside and out of the ring are both equally visceral.

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Sat Aug 24

The intersection of Creative Alliance resident artist Christopher Batten’s passions - fine arts and martial arts are on display through the portraits and abstract work in No Play Fighting. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Battan demonstrated a profound interest in the visual arts from the age of four. At 8, he began his journey as a martial artist. This exhibition exposes Batten’s dual interests in both fine arts and martial arts, while at the same time calling attention to how that fights led both inside and out of the ring are both equally visceral.

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Sat Aug 24

One of the Creative Alliance’s longest-running programs, this Saturday morning Life Drawing class has been meeting every week for over a decade and provides artists of all ages the regular and cost-effective opportunity to continue their individual studies of the human figure.

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Sat Aug 24

One of the Creative Alliance’s longest-running programs, this Saturday morning Life Drawing class has been meeting every week for over a decade and provides artists of all ages the regular and cost-effective opportunity to continue their individual studies of the human figure.

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Sat Sep 21

The intersection of Creative Alliance resident artist Christopher Batten’s passions - fine arts and martial arts are on display through the portraits and abstract work in No Play Fighting. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Battan demonstrated a profound interest in the visual arts from the age of four. At 8, he began his journey as a martial artist. This exhibition exposes Batten’s dual interests in both fine arts and martial arts, while at the same time calling attention to how that fights led both inside and out of the ring are both equally visceral.

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