Portage Garage 2060 Norwalk Street, Hamtramck, MI, US 48212





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Outer Heaven, 2020

No Place Gallery

Photos courtesy of Jake Holler

Hamtramck Ceramck is an artist collective and curatorial project based in Hamtramck, Michigan at Portage Garage, est. 2014.

Residencies: 2019 Christen Shea (NYC), 2015 Hannah Smith (AUS)


Selected Exhibitions/Projects


Oct Outer Heaven, No Place Gallery, Columbus, OH


Aug Pasta Primadonna, Collaboration w/ Giovanni's Fine Dining, Detroit, MI

Apr Drama Club, Bahamas Biennale, Detroit, MI

Mar Hamtramck Ceramck x Mushroom Books x American Fantasy Classics, The Real Tinsel, Milwaukee, WI

Jan HC in the Zine Shop, The Pit, Los Angeles, CA

Jan Tetsuo, Group exhibition organized by American Fantasy Classics, Bahamas Biennale, Detroit, MI



Jul The Olive Garden of Earthly Delights, Collaboration w/ Giovanni's Fine Dining, Interstate Projects, NYC

Mar  AVP, Bahamas Biennale, Detroit, MI

Feb Mutual Symbiosis, Collaboration w/ Nolan Simon, Frontera, Mexico City, MX



Dec Ping Pong Table, Reyes | Finn Inaugural NADA Presentation, Miami Beach, FL

Nov "Unbreakable" film screening, Senate Theatre, Detroit, MI

Oct Fire Sale, Bahamas Biennale, Mukwonago, WI



Nov Rainforest Cafe, Collaboration w/ American Fantasy Classics, Bahamas Biennale, Detroit, MI

July Asian Room, Plexus, Bert’s Warehouse, Detroit, MI

Apr Flute Jamz, Club Nutz, Collaboration w/ Scott Reeder, Russell Industrial Center, Detroit, MI


Selected press

Cook, Ashley.”Outer Heaven: Hamtramck Ceramck at No Place Gallery” Runner Magazine. November 16, 2020.

Abrams, Loney. "Detroit Art Week Illuminates the Artists of "Old" and "New" Detroit." Artspace. July 27, 2018.

Sutton, Benjamin. "Lapping Up NADA New York’s Lush Portraits and Giant Tongue Sculptures". Hyperallergic. March 9, 2018.

Jezak, Marissa and Newberry, Jessica. "Ceramck Anxiety." Detroit Research: Volume 2. Fall 2017.

Curatorial Projects at Portage Garage



Oct  Kiss Me Goodnight, Carly Mandel

Sept Cloth Clown, Christen Shea 

Aug  Persephone, Ashley Cook 

May Come on Dun Horse, Matt Seigle, Solo exhibition organized by Good Weather


Oct Fresh AirGroup exhibition curated by Carly Mark



Nov On The Verge of Being Halfway Decent, Thelonious Bone 

Oct Signs of Life, Nick Jaskey