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Maurice Greenia, Jr. Collections
Poetic Express Volume 21
In 2006, the Zeitgeist Arts Space was still going strong. I worked with them, including the Visual Jam Sessions. I did the poster for the Dally in the Alley. I did some puppet shows and played music with the Space Band and the Don't Look Now Jug Band. I was in art exhibits at the Cass Cafe and CAID arts spaces.
Poetic Express Volume 22
In 2007, I curated a four person exhibit for the Zeitgeist Arts Venue. It was called Windows to Other Worlds (with Select Artifacts). That was in March and April. In July, we held a big ten year anniversary celebration there. I painted a large, triangular grouping of windows for a benefit. In September, I was part of a Telephone Game group exhibit in a gallery in Detroit's Eastern Market. Then too, I did a number of musical and puppet performances. At the end of the year, this Special Collections site appeared here for the first time, live.
Poetic Express Volume 23
In 2008, I had a great year. Early on, we worked on this site. There were a few additions and refinements. From May to July, I had an enormous exhibit at the MOCAD aka the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. It was part of a larger group exhibit. I also exhibited my puppet collection here at the University of Detroit Mercy library. In August, I got to New York City, as usual. Then, the Zeitgeist Arts Space closed its doors in November.
Poetic Express Volume 24
In 2009, I kept up with my projects, including this one, the POETIC EXPRESS. I was involved with several art exhibits and performances. I started my For Art and Artists blog. This was followed by three others. Adventures and Resources is my catch all/ grab bag blog. I write for the other two less often. They're Cinema, Movies and Motion Pictures and I Hear Music, my musical explorations blog. They're linked to at the front page of this site.
Poetic Express Volume 25
In 2010, the POETIC EXPRESS reached 25. It's been going for a quarter of a century and is still kicking. I had a small solo exhibit at the MOSAIC Gallery on Detroit's east side. It turned out to be the last show that they had there. Around the same time, my friend Ron Allen died, out in California. Mick Vranich and Mary Laredo Herbeck also had died this year. All three were great people and mainstays of the Detroit arts scene.
Poetic Express Volume 26
In 2011, we added a lot of images to this site. This included new sections on my Hudson's Building street art project, collages and pegboard drawings. It was an interesting year, full of changes and transitions, more good than bad. I was in three group art exhibits. One, only lasted a day, but it was still good. I kept drawing, painting, singing and making music. Adventures!