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Student Exhibition Opening Reception & Sale

Collectors' Preview and Private Reception 5:30 p.m.
Friday, May 16, 2014
General Admission 7:00 p.m.
Event Concludes at 10:00 p.m.

A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education
460 W. Baltimore in Detroit's New Center Area

Enjoy the exclusive opportunity to browse and purchase exceptional artwork by CCS students before the show opens to the public. Listen to live music by local bands and sample hors d'oeuvres and cocktails provided by area restaurants and caterers.

View the work from the Imre J. Molnar Artistic Achievement Award recipients, recognizing one outstanding graduating Senior in each department, which are featured within each department’s show.

All proceeds from art sales go directly to the students to help jump-start their art and design careers. Payment for artwork must be made at the time of purchase by either check (one per item) or credit card.

Collectors' Preview and Private Reception Tickets: $350 per person
General Admission Tickets: $50 per person
Alumni Tickets: 2 for $60
Includes private Alumni Reception in the Valade Family Gallery

Tickets are non-refundable/non-exchangeable.

Public Show Dates & Hours of Operation

May 18-30
Free & Open to the Public

Saturday through Wednesday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. 


A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education
460 W. Baltimore in Detroit’s New Center Area
Free parking is available on both campuses with
shuttle service to and from the Taubman Center.

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2014 Host Committee:

Kimm Campanale
Vicki Celani
Ashley L. Crain
Mary Kay Crain
Lois Pincus Cohn
Gretchen Davidson
Linda Dresner
Jennifer M. Fischer
Doris Gilles
Danialle Karmanos
Susan Thornton Rogers
Molly Valade

2014 Sponsors
as of 4/8/2014

Lead Sponsor
Lear Corporation

Collector's Preview and Private Reception Sponsor
Chrysler Design Office

Imre J. Molnar Artistic Achievement Awards Sponsor
Crest Automotive Group - Lynn and Paul Alandt

Floor Sponsor

AOL Autos

Entertainment Sponsor
Gretchen and Ethan Davidson

Food and Beverage Sponsor
Jennifer and David T. Fischer/The Suburban Collection

Department Sponsors
Nancy and James Grosfeld

Community Arts Partnerships


Fine Arts
Nancy and James Grosfeld


Interior Design
Michigan Design Center

MFA Interdisciplinary Design

PVS Chemicals, Inc.

Product Design
John and Nonie Sullivan

Transportation Design
Michelin North America

Benefactor Sponsors
R.H. Bluestein & Company
Clark Hill, P.L.C.
The Honorable Avern L. Cohn and Lois Pincus Cohn
Corporate Optics
KC and Ashley Crain
Keith and Mary Kay Crain
Linda Dresner and Ed Levy, Jr.
The Frameworks
Ralph and Doris Gilles
Graystone Consulting -
     Michael Holycross and William Messner
J.P. Morgan
Peter and Danialle Karmanos
Larson Realty Group
Marketing Associates
McGraw Wentworth,
     a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC company
Park West Gallery
Proper Group International
Anthony L. Soave
Strategic Staffing Solutions

Publications Sponsor
Foremost Communications

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