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4 Tips to Fight Your Negativity Bias

Own Your Positivity — Fight Your Negativity We are creatures of our own minds — and our own minds are wired against us at times. We have hard-wired instincts,...

Unleash Your Creativity

Unleashing CreativityWe are drawn toward art. Toward creating. At a young age, we create without rules and without expectations just for the joy of creating. Art brings Joy. Research...

Intro

  Colin Darke, 42, is a fair-minded corporate executive from Detroit.  But his rarity lies in the fact that, while only 1% of the world population is naturally ambidextrous,...

Art in the City: Detroit Visionaries

I was honored to be a part of The Carr Center Gallery’s first group show at its new location in the heart of Detroit– Art in the City: Detroit...

Trapped Bird

“Trapped Bird,” 12″ x 12″ Watercolor on paper.

Hope and Stillness

“Hope + Stillness,” 6″ x 6″, Gouache on board This was part of a series of painting that I did called, “Hope against Odds.”   In 2010, a companion piece...

Fear

Fear 22″ x 30″ , watercolor on paper Currently showing at The Carr Center’s Art in the City: Detroit Visionaries

Gibberish

“Gibberish” 24″ x 18″ Acrylic on board (and acrylic pen)   Gibberish inspired by the Mad Hare in Alice in Wonderland. The hummingbird in the background is a motif...

Never-ending Story

Detail of “The Never-ending Story,” 3′ x 6′ Acrylic on canvas paper and wallpaper fabric This piece was sold.

Monkey See; Monkey Do

“Monkey See; Monkey Do”; 24″ x 18″ Acrylic pen on wood (and chalkboard paint) Currently showing at The Carr Center’s Art in the City: Detroit Visionaries