Art is Everywhere:
2024 NFL Draft Detroit

The NFL Draft is coming to Detroit, and the city turned to local artists to paint the town in preparation. CCS student and alumni work can be found throughout the city all week. We put together a guide to help you find your way.

Take a picture at each location and tag @ccs_detroit for a chance to be shared on social media.

The Art List

DCLEATED Sculpture Project

DCLEATED showcases the talent of local artists while raising awareness and funds for vital Detroit-based causes.

  1. Andrea Slomczenski, Illustration ’21
  2. Joshua Mulligan, Animation ’14
  3. Juliana Rabban, Advertising Design student
  4. Jess Fend, Illustration & Entertainment Arts student
  5. Tiera Knaff, Product Design student
  6. Robin Speth, Product Design ’20
  7. Ryan Wheeler, Illustration ’21, CCS Adjunct Foundations Instructor
    • Generated the 3D model for Prop Art and milled the approved design
City Walls Murals
  1. Anthony Lee, Fine Arts ’16
  2. Michael Polakowski, Illustration ’17
    • 316 Gratiot Ave., Detroit, MI 48226
    • This mural was commisioned by Bedrock Detroit, sponsored by City Walls and Library Street Collective.
  3. CCS’s Black Student Union
Bedrock Detroit, & Design Core Detroit Shinola Football Giveaway

Detroit artists were commissioned to design 20 Shinola leather footballs with their hand-painted art. Each football will be featured in one of 20 select downtown locations with a corresponding QR code. No purchase is necessary to enter the giveaway. 4 of the 20 footballs were painting by CCS alum, Ivan Montoya (Illustration ’17).

Location of the QR codes to enter to win a football in a raffle

  1. Bonobos
    • 1417 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI, 48226, US, Corner of Woodward and Grand River
  2. Born in Detroit
    • 1275 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
  3. Busted Bra Shop
    • 1425 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
  4. City Slicker Shoes
    • 300 Monroe St, Detroit, MI 48226
  5. De Laura’s Hallmark
    • 660 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
  6. Dez Delmar
    • 1419 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
  7. Former Vintage
    • 1435 Farmer Street Detroit, 48226
  8. Hot Sams Detroit
    • 127 Monroe St, Detroit, MI 48226
  9. Greyson Clothiers
    • 1500 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
  10. Girl Boss Fashions
    • 111 Monroe St, Detroit, MI 48226
  11. Gucci
    • 1274 Library St, Detroit, MI 48226
  12. H&M
    • 1505 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
  13. Lululemon
    • 1459 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
  14. Plugged in Collection
    • 1301 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226
  15. Rebel Nell
    • 1435 Farmer Street #126,  Detroit, MI 48226
  16. Shinola Hotel
    • 1400 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
  17. Survived
    • 1220 Library St, Detroit, MI 48226
  18. The Lip Bar
    • 1444 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
  19. Threads and Legs
    • 660 Woodward Ave #15, Detroit, MI 48226
  20. Throwbacks Home
    • 34 W Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
    • This store is owned by an Alumni, Woodward Throwbacks, Bo Dubay
The Coloring Museum (NFL Youth Hub)

The Coloring Museum (Sherrie Savage, Illustration ’08) is an official vendor of the NFL Draft. You can find The Coloring Wall and TCM coloring sheets at the @NFL Draft youth activities hub at the Corner Ballpark in @corktownhistoricalsociety from April 25–27th.

Corktown Block Party Caricatures

Stop by the Corktown Block Party and have your Caricature drawn by Abby Ferry (Entertainment Arts ’20).

  • 1620 Michigan Ave., Detroit, MI 48226
Lions Portrait Series in Collaboration with Bedrock

Lisa Spindler (alum) in collaboration with Bedrock Detroit is showcasing over 50 stunning portraits six Detroit Lions players.

Featured players include: Jared Goff, Amon-Ra St. Brown, Aidan Hutchinson, Jahmyr Gibbs, Alim Mcneill and Penei Sewell

  1. Bedrock Detroit: 630 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48226
  2. One Campus Martius: 1050 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48226
  3. The Stott: 1150 Griswold St., Detroit, MI 48226
  4. UBS Financial Services: 1217 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48226
  5. Hudsons Detroit: 1208 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48226


Juliana next to her cleat artwork for the NFL Draft.


“A North Farmington High School graduate is among 20 artists whose artwork on life-sized football cleat sculptures are on display in and around Detroit for the NFL Draft.”

Greg Shamus taking a photo.


For Gregory Shamus, anything is possible. From weeknights spent in the darkroom at CCS to Sundays spent on the ground at Ford Field, his story is one of determination and grit.