• 2015, Memories, invitational group show, Live Coal Gallery & Museum, Detroit, Michigan
  • 2013, Hope + Detroit, two person show with Yvette Rock, Live Coal Gallery & Museum, Detroit, Michigan
  • 2013, Artist Auction (fundraiser including work from Uta Barth, Pae White, the Gao Brothers, Gilda Snowden, and Alison Wong, among others), Museum of New Art, Armada, Michigan
  • 2012, Inspired Detroit, invitational group exhibition, Accelerator Gallery, Detroit, Michigan
  • 2012, 555 Grand Re-Opening in Detroit’s former Third Police Precinct, invitational exhibition, 555 Art Gallery, Detroit, Michigan
  • 2012, Michigan Fine Arts Competition, Juror: Mi-Kyoung Lee, juried group exhibition, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, Michigan
  • 2012, Beauty Debate, curator for group exhibition, Art Effect Gallery, Detroit, Michigan
  • 2012, Hope against Odds, solo exhibition, Art Effect Gallery, Detroit, Michigan
  • 2012, Homage, invitational group exhibition, River’s Edge Gallery, Wyandotte, Michigan
  • 2011, Rebellion & Empowerment in Contemporary Art, Curator: Kianga Ellis, Kianga Ellis Projects, Brooklyn, New York
  • 2011, DAM Small(er), juried group exhibition, Detroit Artist Market, Detroit, Michigan
  • 2011, Actual Size Biennial, Juror: Aaron Timlin, invitational group exhibition, Whitdel Art Gallery, Detroit, Michigan
  • 2011, Hope and Rules, solo exhibition, Michigan State University College of Law, Lansing, Michigan
  • 2010, ArtPrize, LaFontsee Galleries/ Underground Studio (host gallery), group exhibition, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 2010, 18th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Juror: Rackstraw Downes (2009 MacArthur Fellow), juried group exhibition, Bowery Gallery, New York, New York
  • 2010, artBlast, two person invitational exhibition with artist Susan Morosky, Robinson Gallery, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, Michigan
  • 2010, Members Group Exhibition and Competition, Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit, Detroit, Michigan
  • 2010, Michigan Fine Arts Competition, Juror: Sondra Freckelton, juried group exhibition, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, Michigan
  • 2009, Sibling Revelry, River’s Edge Gallery, two person invitational exhibition with artist Kelly Darke, Wyandotte, Michigan
  • 2008, Spring Fling and Silent Auction, group exhibition, Boston Nature Conservatory, Mattapan, Massachusetts
  • 2008, L’Art, juried group exhibition, Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 2001, BFA Graduation Solo Show, solo exhibition, Rotunda Gallery, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • 1999, International Workshops Group Show, group exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow, Scotland


  • 2015, Two small venues beckon, Michael Hodges, The Detroit News, April (my “Looking at Yesterday” painting featured)
  • 2015, Colin Darke’s Memories Set to Watercolor, Ferguson, Freshwounds (LA based art blog), February 18
  • 2013, Drawn to Art, Brian Cox, Motion Magazine, Spring (Cover story)
  • 2012, Visual Grab Bag at DC3 Gallery, Michael Hodges, The Detroit News, October 18
  • 2012, Arts & Humanities corner, Amicus, Spring 2012
  • 2012, River’s Edge to Host “Homage” Exhibit, Wyandotte Patch, February 5
  • 2011, Artist of the Day, Art Sharks, @artsharksnet, October 9
  • 2011, People Making News, Detroit Free Press, August 14
  • 2010, East Meets West (Side), Michelle Moran, Grosse Pointe Times, 3A, 7A, April 29
  • 2010, Rumblings, Lawyer’s art in N.Y. show, Crain’s Detroit Business, Vol. 26, No. 31, pg. 22, August 2—8
  • 2010, DAM show carries on tradition, Michael H. Hodges, The Detroit News, August 5


  • Mindful Art Center, Livonia, Michigan
  • Live Coal Gallery and Museum, Detroit, Michigan
  • Joshua A. Sherbin, Birmingham, Michigan; Chairman of The Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center; Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, and Secretary of TriMas Corporation
  • Arlene and John D. Lewis, Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan; (Arlene) Board of Governors, Stratford Shakespeare Festival; (John) Trustee of the Detroit Institute of Arts Founders Society; Managing Director, Donnelly Penman Capital LLC
  • Aaron Timlin, Detroit, Michigan; Executive Director of Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit
  • Illustrator for Detroit Institute of Arts Rare Book Exhibition
  • Illustrator for Museum of Contemporary Arts – Detroit First Annual Monster Drawing Rally
  • Illustrator for Swarm Creativity Blog; Peter A. Gloor, Boston, Massachusetts; Research Scientist at the Center for Collective Intelligence at MIT’s Sloan School of Management (leads projects that explore Collaborative Innovation Networks)



Bachelor of Fine Arts, with an emphasis in watercolor painting, August 2001

Honors:                Michigan Competitive Scholarship


International Workshops, painting workshop, July 1999

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