Although on the geographical outskirts of the
Corridor, the Michigan Gallery had a profound impact on artists in
the Corridor scene. Unique, in that it was truly a space where folks who were not
necessarily part of the elite art crowd could come out of the cold and be
first-time exhibitors, many times with brilliant results.
Brainchild of the owner Carl Kamulski
and Diana Alva many shows were curated by individuals who were doing
it for the first time, making mistakes - but also making great
insightful leaps resulting in outrageously wonderful exhibitions.
The bar at the Michigan Gallery was THE watering whole for many
artists, especially during the years 1983-93.
When it closed it's doors, the Zeitgeist Gallery moved into
Here's a list of Michigan Gallery directors
Here is a list of some shows and dates:
Here is a list of