Graffiti Smart: Open Concept Gallery and Con Artist Crew showcase Detroit artists Malt and Tead

On Saturday, January 19th, Open Concept Gallery sponsored Silent Flight, a fundraising event showcasing the art of Malt and Tead, hosted by Grand Rapids’ Con Artist Crew. The two Detroit-based artists produced a large diptych mural in the CAC space between Friday and the early hours of Saturday.  The event functioned both as an exhibition of … Continue reading


by Emma Higgins Last Saturday night, Grand Rapids-based Con Artist Crew hosted “Lights Out” a lazers and music installation. After my previously harsh judgement of the Crew’s “We own the night” show in which they employed a gigantic androgynous female to stare down guests as they arrived,  I thought it would be fair for me … Continue reading