Winning entries from “A New Awakening,” our 2021 Youth Arts Competition in Visual, Performing and Literary Arts on display

Winners of our 2021 Young Artists Competition “A NEW AWAKENING ” will be featured in a new exhibition inside Gallery 4 of the Carr Virtual Center June 25 through September 17th. The multi-disciplinary competition was open to all students, grades 6 – 12,  who attend schools around the Metropolitan Detroit area. There were close to one hundred entries submitted and the level of work presented was truly outstanding. See the exhibition at

Jr. Division
1st Place:  Ricki Barnes/ age 11 / DANCE/  Metro Charter Middle School
2nd Place: Uche Adi/ age 13 /MUSIC / Birney Middle School
3rd Place:  Addison Hunter/ 13 /LITERARY/ University Liggett Middle School

Senior Division
1st Place:  Payton Thurber/ age 17/ VISUAL / L’Anse Cruese High School
2nd Place: Zharia Hunter /age 15/ LITERARY/ Cass Tech High School
3rd Place:  Farhana Shah/ age 18/ VISUAL/ Cass Tech High School