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3456 Evaline Street
Hamtramck, Mi 48212

HATCH is a grassroots collective of artists from Hamtramck and the greater Detroit area. It exists to support, grow and promote local art and artists.


Anthony Brazeau: Another Word For Trash

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Now through November
Café 1923, 2287 Holbrook Ave., Hamtramck, MI 48212

I've worked as a janitor at an art center for five years - throwing out garbage, repetitively painting gallery walls white, sweeping up dirt, and cleaning toilets. I've seen different groups of people paint the same flower over and over and over again and then leave those paintings behind, adding them to the growing collection of discarded items.

These works are made from the leftovers of the art center made from things forgotten. They are culminations of repetitive physical acts and strict temporal limitations. The labor involved in their making can be equated to that of a minimum wage job, one works a certain amount of hours to obtain a sum that is deemed equitable. Each of these pieces takers nine hours - I begin making them at 8, take a lunch, and am done at 5.

Uprising: Recent Works from Activist Artists

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Exhibition November 2 – 30, 2019
Hatch Art Gallery, 3456 Evaline, Hamtramck, MI
Gallery Hours Wednesdays (6pm-9pm) and Saturdays (noon-6pm)
Opening Reception Saturday, November 2, 2019, 6-9 pm

Curated by Rocco DePietro and Gloria Pritschet from Gallery Project, we highlight artists who have moved from social commentary to social action. These include artists who are creating materials for social protests, are working to improve communities and neighborhoods, and engaging through art and performance in acts of non-violence against unjust laws and institutions.

The goals of the exhibit are to educate the public on the use of art to foment social change in their communities and across the nation, and to stimulate the imagination of artists who wish to move from social commentary to social action.


Participating artists:
American RIAD Project
(Oakland Avenue Artists Coalition, Ghana ThinkTank, Northend Woodward Community Organization and Central Detroit Christian)
Bri Barton
Sharmin Begum
Peter Daniel Bernal
Jada Bowden
Dana DePew
Razi Jafri
Ali Lapetina
Yusuf Lateef
Meg Lemieur
Nicole MacDonald
Michael Nagara
Keviyan Richardson
Ellen Rutt
Andrew Thompson
Vito Valdez


Somewhere Else: Four Artists Using Abstraction

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Exhibition October 5 – 26, 2019

Hatch Art Gallery, 3456 Evaline, Hamtramck, MI
Gallery Hours Wednesdays (6pm-9pm) and Saturdays (noon-6pm)

Reception Saturday, October 5, 2019, 6-9 pm
Artist Talk Saturday, October 19, 2pm

Abstract art is as difficult to define as art itself. Commonly, abstracts use color, form, and texture in place of identifiable subjects, although often to the artist it is representational. Filled with emotion, purpose, and meaning, these artists create a broad range of visual delights. Jide Aje and Judith Feist work in mixed media, while Sanda Cook and Sam Kthar paint.

An artist talk with all four artists will be Saturday, October 19th at 2pm.

Domestic Wilds: Anne Harrington Hughes and Teresa Petersen

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Exhibition September 7 – 28, 2019
Hatch Art Gallery, 3456 Evaline, Hamtramck, MI
Gallery Hours Wednesdays (6pm-9pm) and Saturdays (noon-6pm)

Reception Saturday, September 14, 2019, 6-9 pm
Drop-in collage workshop Saturday, September 21, 1-5 pm.
Drop-in relief printing workshop Saturday, September 28, 1-5 pm.

Domestic Wilds exhibits new work by Teresa Petersen and Anne Harrington Hughes. Petersen and Hughes explore the ways in which nature asserts itself in domestic spaces through collage, printmaking, assemblage, and installation. The artists employ images of everyday experience combined in compelling ways to create narratives that conjure the fantastic, mysterious, and unexplainable. Petersen and Hughes have worked together over several years in ways that aim to reconcile their personal lives with their art, and a desire to draw in the viewer to share in that quest.

Structural Elements: Contemporary Book Arts

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Opening Reception Saturday, August 3, 6pm - 9pm
Workshop Saturday, August 10, 3 to 5 pm

Hatch Art Gallery, August 3-28, 2019

Gallery Hours Saturdays (Noon-6pm) and Wednesdays (6pm-9pm)
Or by appointment.

We celebrate books. Instinctively we surround ourselves with them as containers of knowledge and entertainment. In this exhibition, 15 artists created handmade books that explore structure in a range of works that celebrate the traditional, conceptual, and sculptural elements of the book.

Participating artists include:
Jody Arthur
David Bacon
Ruth Bardenstein
Laura Beyer
Jean Buescher Bartlett
Egidija Čiricaitė
George Cullen
Linden Godlove
Karen Klein
Pauline Lamont-Fisher
Toby Millman
Erin K. Schmidt
Nancy Rodwan
Pati Scobey
John Wood

On Saturday, August 10th from 3 to 5 pm, join Erin K. Schmidt and Laura Beyer for a 1½ hour free bookbinding workshop. Each participant will create a two-signature notebook customized with watercolor details and stenciling.

Personal Mythologies: Creative Narratives in Art

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Exhibition July 6 – 27, 2019

Hatch Art Gallery,
3456 Evaline, Hamtramck, MI

Gallery Hours Wednesdays (6pm-9pm) and Saturdays (noon-6pm)

Opening reception Saturday, July, 6, 2019, 6-9 pm

Artist talk & workshop Wednesday, July 17, 6-9 pm

A visionary art exhibit inspired by dreams, stories, traditions & memories featuring more than 30 works by artists Peter Bernal, Alana Carlson, John Finazzo, Linden Godlove, Anita Schmaltz & John Wood.

Personal Mythologies is a multimedia exhibition of Metro Detroit artists that invites participants to enter a space of invented tales, surreal imaginings, and fantastic places. Some works are drawing on ancient characters and symbols, and others are newly imagined tales. All connect with the artists’ own narratives, yet guests may find their own stories reflected in the artists’ work. “Art has the ability to cross barriers of time, place, and language,” says John Wood. “My hope is that my artwork can create a bridge connecting people and ideas.”

Uncurated Self: Jen Fitzpatrick, Waleed Johnson, and Linda Ward

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Uncurated Self: Jen Fitzpatrick, Waleed Johnson, and Linda Ward
Hatch Art Gallery, June 8-22, 2019
Opening Reception Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 6pm – 9pm

Hatch presents three artists working in the realm of who we are as people today. Avatars, selfies, profiles, portraits, snapshots, personas, creatures, assemblages, caricatures-- we present ourselves in carefully crafted, curated ways. This show is an examination of the unedited version, self-not-selfie - the experience instead of the branded.

Included in the show are assemblage and found object sculptures by Jen Fitzpatrick, all new paintings by Waleed Johnson, and hundreds of repetitious portraits by Linda Ward.

Andy Malone: Happy Accidents

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Opening Reception Saturday, May 4 6pm – 10pm

Gallery Hours Saturdays (Noon-6pm) And Wednesdays (6pm-9pm) May 8 – 25, 2019

Hatch Art, 3456 Evaline St, Hamtramck, Michigan 48212.

"Happy Accidents" is a solo show featuring Andy Malone's playful interactive machines, games, and 2D pieces, all born out of experiments gone wrong.

Malone is a designer and furniture maker by trade. He has been a prominent artist in the Detroit area for nearly two decades and regularly does artist demonstrations at the DIA.

Hatchback 13

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Opening Reception Saturday, April 6 6pm – 10pm
Gallery Hours Saturdays (Noon-6pm) And Wednesdays (6pm-9pm) April 10 – 27, 2019
Hatch Art, 3456 Evaline St, Hamtramck, Michigan 48212

Hatchback 13 is Hatch Gallery's annual all-media juried show. This year, Melannie Chard served as jurist. Chard formerly worked for Sotheby's and now directs M Contemporary, an art gallery and consulting business in Ferndale. She selected an ecclectic show featuring 45 artists and 60 artworks. The show runs from April 6th to April 27th.

In addition to the opening reception, each subsequent Saturday in April will have art talks from Hatchback artists, each with a different panel, each at 2:00.

Artist Talk Schedule

Saturday, April 13 @ 2pm

Cathryn Amidei
Stephany Latham
Deborah Friedman
Phillip Hanson
Madeleine Barkey
Jerry Basierbe
Jen Fitzpatrick

Saturday, April 20 @ 2pm

Dawn Stringer
Nancy Unger
Veronica Diaz
Judith Feist
Rob Kangas
Jaime Feldman

Saturday, April 27 @ 2pm

Liz Fall
Melissa Jones
Marshelia Williams
Larry Zdeb
Mark Piotrowski
Cameron Jenkins
Kirsten Helmer
JenClare Gawaran

Participating Artists

Cathryn Amedei

Madeleine Barkey

Jerry Basierbe

Boisali Biswas

Matt Buday

Sanda Cook

Ian Decker

Aaron Deshields

Veronica Diaz

Barbara Dorchen

Elizabeth Fall

Judith Feist

Jaime Feldman

Roy Feldman

Jen Fitzpatrick

Deborah Friedman

Harah Frost

JenClare Gawaran

Kirsten Gerould

Daniela Gobetti

Megan Grierson

Phillip Hanson

Steven Hauptman

Kirsten Helmer

Claudia Hershman

Amanda Irene

Cameron Jenkins

Waleed Johnson

Melissa Jones

Rob Kangas

Sarah Koch

Stephany Latham

Laria Latour

Matt Lewis

Anthony Maughan

John McLaughlin

Jaime Pattison

Mark Piotrowski

Mike Ross

Emily Schnellbacher

Dawn Stringer

Nancy Unger

Helen Vachon

Marshelia Williams

Larry Zdeb

Collages by Lisa Galperin, March @ Cafe 1923

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"My collages practice zeitgeist preservation, alive with beauty, nostalgia and dynamic juxtaposition. I explore issues of female identity, domesticity, and the female form. These compelling vignettes provide a backdrop for personal discovery and interpretation.” — Lisa Galperin

Artist Reception Friday, March 15, 7-9pm
Artist Talk Sunday, April 7, 2pm

Cafe 1923 is at 2287 Holbrook Ave. in Hamtramck, MI

JEFF: By Any Means Necessary by Seamus Gallagher

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Exhibition March 9 – 29, 2019
Hatch Art Gallery, 3456 Evaline, Hamtramck, MI
Gallery Hours Wednesdays (6pm-9pm) and Saturdays (noon-6pm)

Opening reception Saturday, March 9 6pm – 10pm
Artist talk Saturday, March 23, 2pm

JEFF: By Any Means Necessary, is a large scale installation centered around a particular childhood memory, and the emulation of a masculine figure, or rather the after shock of the failure to do so.

Gilda Snowden: Bright, Bold, and Beautiful

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Opening Reception Saturday, February 2, 6pm -10pm
Gallery Hours Saturdays (Noon-6pm) And Wednesdays (6pm-9pm) February 2 - 23
Hatch Art, 3456 Evaline St, Hamtramck, Michigan 48212

Gilda Snowden was one of Detroit's most influential, beloved, and generous artists. Her paintings and encaustics project dynamic energy with unpredictable, delightful compositions, matching perfectly her own personality. This show at of 25 large and small scale work is curated by those closest to her in life: her husband, William Boswell, her daughter, Katherine Snowden Boswell, and her two sisters, Donna and Myra Snowden. All work comes directly from her estate, original and never before sold.

Bob Beras and Bruce Giffin: The Auto Show

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Opening Reception Saturday, January 5, 6pm -10pm

**Artist Talk rescheduled to Saturday, January 26, 2pm**

Gallery Hours Saturdays (Noon-6pm) And Wednesdays (6pm-9pm) January 12 - 26

Hatch Art, 3456 Evaline St, Hamtramck, Michigan 48212

The Auto Show is in Hamtramck this year! From January 5 to January 26, the photography of Bob Beras and Bruce Giffin will be on view. Both artists have spent a considerable portion of their careers looking at cars. Beras is a professional digital retoucher who works mainly for the auto industry. Giffin is Kresge Artist Fellow who has been photographing Detroit for over 35 years.

Cars have played an important role for these artists. Beras uses his immense skills in blending photos to recreate dreams, which seem to usually involve vehicles and animals in dramatic landscapes. Giffin's years of observing Detroit sees the unique relationship this city has with the car, beyond simply being "The Motor City".

These two will have an artist talk Saturday, Jan. 19th at 2:00.

Jessica Wildman Katz: An Altar for Things Being Felt

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Opening Reception Saturday, December 8, 6pm -10pm
Artist Talk Saturday, December 15, 2pm
Gallery Hours Saturdays (Noon-6pm) And Wednesdays (6pm-9pm) December 12 - 29

Hatch Art, 3456 Evaline St, Hamtramck, Michigan 48212

GM is leaving Hamtramck as it closes its Poletown factory. Recent Wayne State MFA grad Jessica Wildman Katz's work acts as a response to this latest headline with her full scale Buick installation. Katz is showing a series of photographs and felted sculptures on the themes of domesticity and consumerism. She presents classic American household objects with a twist that is both gaudy and comforting.

Poetry Pregame is back!

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Come enjoy a beer and listen to poetry before going out for the rest of your Saturday night! Readers TBA.

Saturday December 15th, 6-7pm

Hatch Art Gallery, 3456 Evaline, Hamtramck

Jes & Chris's Bizarre-o Bazaar

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Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 12 PM – 5 PM
Hatch Art, 3456 Evaline St, Hamtramck, Michigan 48212

Looking for the perfectly unique and strange gift?

Hate the mall?

Waited until the last minute?

Love to shop local?


We will have a psycho-delic smorgasbord of scintillating selections!

Sample: Ceramic Work by Lindsey Dezman

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Exhibition November 3 – 24, 2018
Hatch Art Gallery
3456 Evaline, Hamtramck, MI
Gallery Hours Wednesdays (6pm-9pm) and Saturdays (noon-6pm)
Opening reception Saturday, November 3 6pm – 10pm
Artist talk Saturday, November 10th, 2pm

People have been turning clay into art for all of our known history. It is both an ancient practice and a contemporary art form. Dezman explores the qualities of ceramics, using scraps and flaws to her advantage. She breaks down the elements of clay and reforms them in visually appealing ways that no longer appear to be traditional ceramic art.

This is Dezman's 6th solo show since graduating with her MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2014.

Poetry Pregame

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Saturday, November 17, 6pm - 7pm

Hatch Art, 3456 Evaline St, Hamtramck, Michigan 48212

Come enjoy a beer and listen to poetry before going out for the rest of your Saturday night! There are still a few spaces open for readers: Contact Greg to participate!

Let's Make a Whirlygig!

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Saturday, October 13, 12pm – 4pm
Hamtramck Disneyland, 12087 Klinger Street, Hamtramck, Michigan 48212

As a part of Hamtramck Neighborhood Arts Festival - Hamtramck Disneyland's Artist in Residence Gabrielle Finn Egnater will host a open studio/workshop to make Whirlygig's, something we're obviously very fond of! This is an all ages event, materials will be available and you're welcome to bring some yourself to craft with!

There will also be some music in the backyard provided by Chris Goldstein.

Yay! :)