Director of Cranbrook Art Museum and Cranbrook Academy of Art Alumnus Honored for Illustrious CareerBloomfield Hills, Mich., June 15, 2022 – Cranbrook Academy of Art and Cranbrook Art Museum are pleased to announce that Andrew Satake Blauvelt (Design ’88) has been awarded an AIGA Medal, the most distinguished honor in the profession of communication design.The award is presented annually by AIGA, the professional association for design. It is given to those who are recognized for “exceptional achievement to the advancement of the field of design as a respected craft, strategic advantage, and vital cultural force.”Blauvelt is being recognized for his work in the field of art and design in service of the public as a steward of design history. According to AIGA, “he has redefined the traditional role of the museum in the community and made innovative cultural and educational programming accessible to all.”AIGA began issuing the award in 1920, with ...Read More
Tyrrell Winston: A Tiger’s Stripes Opens June 18Clockwise from L: Photo by Derek Balarezo. Image courtesy of the artist and Library Street Collective; Neighborhood Star, 2020; Patriots vs. Raiders (detail), 2020; Tomorrow, 2018; Tainted Love, 2021.Bloomfield Hills, Mich., June 7, 2022 -- Cranbrook Art Museum is pleased to announce Tyrrell Winston: A Tiger’s Stripes, the first solo museum presentation for the artist. The exhibition will run from June 18 through September 25, 2022.Winston is a Detroit-based artist who moved to the city from New York in early 2022. Winston’s work is rooted in themes of memory, nostalgia, and sports culture. The title of the exhibition is an homage to Detroit’s baseball team and references how each “tiger” has its own unique pattern of stripes, much like the trademarks of a sports team.“Tyrrell’s interest in sports culture is, in part, because it is a collective act that society undertakes together,” said ...Read More
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