Darcel Deneau

 

Education

BFA College for Creative Studies 2002

 

Select Solo Exhibitions

  • Kaleidoscope City - Northville Art House, Northville, MI October 1 – 31, 2020

  • Picking Up The Pieces - CCS Center Galleries Alumni & Faculty Hall, Detroit, MI October 2019 – November 2019

  • Perceived Image - Northville Art House, Northville, MI August 2009

  • Darcel Deneau: Urban Landscapes - Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI October 2007

  • New Detroit Landscapes - Plymouth Community Art Center, Plymouth, MI October 2007

  • Detroit Sky - Ambient Gallery, Grosse Pointe, MI January 2006

  • Darcel Deneau: Solo Exhibition - Studio 427, Northville, MI May 2005

Select Group & Juried Exhibitions

  • Bond – Mosaic Exhibition, South Haven Center for the Arts, South Haven, MI, July 2019

  • Person, Place or Thing – 3 Person Exhibition, Corktown Gallery, Detroit, MI, May 2018

  • Just Desserts – 3 Person Exhibition, Janice Charach Gallery, W. Bloomfield, MI, Oct 2015

  • Chairs for CharitySerrano Picks Detroit – CCS Center Galleries, Detroit, MI Juried by Andres Serrano 2008

  • Detroit Frontier – Cass Café, Detroit, MI Juried by Taurus Burns September 2009

  • Governor’s Residence Michigan Artist Program -  Lansing, MI September 2005

 

Community Contributions

  • Detroit Artists Market, DAM, Board Chair – August 2012 – 2014

  • Detroit Artists Market, DAM, Board Member – Aug 2008 – Aug 2012

  • CCS Alumni Council Secretary – January 2009 – present, 

  • Detroit Artists Market, DAM, Exhibition Committee – 2007 – present

  • DAM, Honorary Board Member – August 2014 – present

Significant Commissions

  • 2019 TCF Center (formerly Cobo Center) Detroit, 4’ x 6 ½’ Mosaic Landscape

  • 2013 32nd CCS Detroit International Wine Auction, Auction Chair Gifts

  • 2012 St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Patient Tower 7th Floor, Pontiac, MI – 3’ x 8’

  • 2007 Detroit International Jazz Festival Poster Art

  • Hudson-Webber – 6’ x 6’, Large Scale Lobby Painting

  • Mural – Garage Restaurant Northville 29’ x 7’

 

Select Collections

Cobo Center, Gretchen Valade, Matt & Karen Cullen, Nathan Forbes, Peter Walsh of TLC, Mack Avenue Records, Carhartt, Mark & Molly Valade, Kat Richardson, Michael Farrell, Stan Dickson, Dave Enger, Skip Davis, Kwame Kilpatrick, University of Michigan, St. Joseph Hospital of Pontiac, Henry Ford Hospital, James Duffy, Ameriprise Financial, Ernst & Young, CCS Traveling Exhibition, Visteon Corporation, IAC Automotive

 

Select Publications

  • Detroit News - Review of Solo Exhibition at Northville Art House Gallery, Kaleidoscope City, by Arts Writer Michael Hodges, October 7, 2020

  • Detroit News – Review of Corktown 3 person exhibition, Person, Place or Thing, by Arts Writer Michael Hodges, May 2019          

  • Oakland Press – Muse for the City, by Elizabeth Hobbs, September 2006

  • Metro You Magazine – Artist in Residence, Jeanine Matlow, May 2012

  • Latino Press Detroit – From Tragedy to Success, by Xiomara Arballo, December 2012

  • Detroit News and Free Press – City Slicker, Jeanine Matlow, December 2007

  • Detroit News and Free Press – Lower Level Living, Homestyle Magazine Cover Story, by Marge Colborn, May 2005

  • Hour Detroit Magazine – Detroit on Canvas, January 2010, by Suzanne Bilek       

Awards and Recognition

  • 2021 Kresge Arts in Detroit Visual Art Fellowship

  • Best in Show, 2020 Michigan Fine Arts Competition juried by Det. Institute of Arts Director, Salvador Salort-Pons  

  • SAMA, Society of American Artists member

  • Featured in short documentary video

    • Dream in Color:  Detroit Artists Market profiles artist Darcel Deneau   

  • Chairs for Charity, Hour Detroit Magazine Sept. 2016

    • Designed, built chair and painted

  • Logo Designs

    • Dirty Dog Jazz Café, Grosse Pointe, Michigan

    • Capricious Shoe Store, Grosse Pointe, Michigan

    • Morning Glory Coffee, Grosse Pointe, Michigan

    • Sweet Melissa’s Restaurant, Sanibel, Florida

  • 1st Place National Award - Best Entertaining Space Indoors, Better Homes Better Living Contest 2004, Better Homes and Gardens Magazine