The Snowden Exhibition is anannual unthemed, all-media exhibition, open to all artists. The exhibition is named for the late artist and educator, Gilda Snowden. The purpose of the Snowden Exhibition is to recognize the diversity and achievement of artists whose work shows creativity of concept, excellence of design and expertise of media; to display these works to regional audiences and to be an educational opportunity for students.
Sarah Rose Sharp is a creative generalist and writer of arts criticism and philosophy. Her writing is a mechanism for inclusivity and understanding between art makers and consumers, Detroiters and non-Detroiters. Her work leverages positive regard, accessibility, promotion of viewer agency, clarity of language, and sincerity of tone as tools for enabling an appreciation for art in viewers of all kinds. An active participant in the Detroit art scene, Sharp is a regular contributor to Knight Arts, Essay’d, ZIPR, Infinite Mile and Hyperallergic.
Photo credit: Gilda, by Donita Simpson, 2014