In the Studio: Mariuca Rofick and Carl Wilson
In this segment of In the Studio, we visit Detroit artists Mariuca Rofick and Carl Wilson.
Mariuca Rofick is a Detroit area photographer, film scorer, actor and model. Her work has been featured in numerous exhibitions, newspapers, theater, film festivals and museums. She is the Board President of the Scarab Club, and serves on the Arts and Cultural Diversity Commision of the City of Eastpointe.
Carl Wilson is the recipient of a 2013 Kresge Artist Fellowship and is an alumni of the historic Yaddo Artists’ Community. During his residency there he carved the prints for, and wrote the book, Her Purse Smelled like JuicyFruit, a recollection of his mother’s life. Carl was named 2014 guest curator of Detroit’s Carr Center. Also in 2014 Complex Online Magazine named him one of Twenty Detroit Artists You Should Know. He was featured in Essay’d, a monthly publication about Detroit artists. In 2017 Carl’s work was a part of Detroit’s contribution to The Saint-Etienne Design Biennale in France. 2017 also saw the release of a comic book, the first installment of his graphic novel, Dead & Lost in Detroit. Spring of 2018 saw Carl complete a residency at The MacDowell Colony in New Hampshire. The year has also seen the completion of a ten print collection based on James Weldon Johnson’s Prodigal Son poetry. It was commissioned by Dr. Larry Gerbens for Calvin College.
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