Past Exhibit

The Body Eclectic 2024

The Body Eclectic '24 An All Media Juried Exhibit Featuring the Figure

The Body Eclectic 2024
  • Show Dates

    January 31, 2024 - March 1, 2024


The Body Eclectic 2024

January 31, 2023 - March 1, 2024

Opening reception: Sunday February 4th, 2pm- 4:30pm.

Mid Reception: February 18th, 2pm-4:30 pm


The Body Eclectic '24 -an All Media, 2D and 3D Juried Show at Lawrence Street Gallery.  The theme of this annual show was...the human body, in all its shapes and forms and feelings. Eight-two artists competed for recognition with a total of 45 pieces of art being displayed.

The juror for this exhibit was Jeff Cancelosi.  Jeff Cancelosi was an artist, curator and photographer who is widely recognized for his ongoing creation of photographic portraits of artists -- national, regional and local -- working or showing work in southeast Michigan. His artworks have been juried into shows across the United States by curators from the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the dia Art Foundation of New York, the Berkeley Art Museum, and Cranbrook Academy of Art, as well as by artists such as Jim Dine, Brian Rutenberg, Andres Serrano, Mel Chin and Charles McGee. Before turning to fine art, Jeff worked as a graphic designer, including as art director of He has curated numerous shows in the Detroit area and served for a number of years as chair of the Exhibitions Committee chair and as a board member of the Detroit Artists Market (DAM), the oldest non-profit art gallery in Detroit. He is an active volunteer with ArtWorks Detroit, serving on the board and recognized in 2020 by Matrix Human Services with a Distinguished Volunteer award. Jeff is also an adjunct faculty member at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit. Jeff holds a B.F.A. in graphic design from the University of Cincinnati School of Design, Art, Architecture and Planning, as well as a B.A. in radio/television, with a minor in photography, from Southern Methodist University.

Work was available for viewing and for sale online for the duration of the show.   Pictures of work are available online as a record only now after the show.

Best of Show

Tim Pewe Major Index

2nd Place

Cecilia Proulx Glorious Sponge Cake


Honorable Mentions:

Danna Wolke Bowersox    Freedom
Deborah Hecht     Homebodies
Andrea Laker   Figure in Blue
Rebecca Markus   EveryBody

People's Choice:

Brett Sauve   The weight of the crown


Mid Month Reception also featured poets reading poetry inspired by their favorite works.


  • Opening Reception

    Sunday, Feb. 4th 2-4:30 p.m.

  • Mid Reception

    Sunday, Feb. 18th from 2 - 4:30 p.m.

  • Last Day of Exhibit

    Friday, March 1 2024

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