Tylonn J. Sawyer, our juror for the All Media Exhibition, is an American figurative artist, educator, and curator living and working in Detroit. His work centers around themes of individual and collective identity, race, history and pop culture. His drawings and paintings have been included in solo and group exhibitions throughout the United States and abroad. Sawyer is a full-time instructor of art at Oakland Community College and teaches drawing at the College for Creative Studies. He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in drawing and painting from Eastern Michigan University and a Master of Fine Arts degree in painting from the New York Academy of Art: Graduate School of Figurative Art.
Participating Artists Include:
Alex Youkanna, Amber Resseguie, Antoine McDowell, Beth Billups, Boisali Biswas, Bruce Giffin, Candace Law, Carole Harris, Carole Morisseau, Catherine Peet, Chris Charron, Christine Ritchie, Christopher Crowder, Claudia Hershman, David Tyndall, Dominique Chastenet De Gery, Elise Martin, Evan Condron, Frances Seikaly, Gregory Carr, Irina Bondarenko, James Brown, Janis Walker, Jaye Schlesinger, Jide Aje, Joan Jones, Feather Chiaverini, John Kilpatrick, Karmen Wettlin, Kip Kowalski, Kristen Canda, Larry Zdeb, Lawrence Sekulich, Leman Lambert, Marco Sbrocca, Mark M. Burton, Maurits Sier, Mia Risberg, Michael O’Reilly, Myles Gallagher, Nina Caruso, Pat Duff, Priscilla Phifer, Rick Vian, Sajeev Visweswaran, Sandra Rice, Steven A Hauptman, Todd Mitchell, Whitney Sage, Yvette Rock, and Yvette van der Velde,