Detroit Evening Report: Detroit artist Judy Bowman makes solo exhibition debut at MOCAD at age 70

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On this Detroit Evening Report, we’re sharing stories we’ve covered in 2022 that show how special the people and places in our community truly are.

Today we hear from a Detroit artist whose first solo show is currently on exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit.

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Judy Bowman spoke to WDET’s Ryan Patrick Hooper about becoming an instant success in Detroit’s art scene at the age of 70. She was raised in Detroit’s Black Bottom neighborhood, and she sees it as her job to tell stories that are reflective of her coming of age experiences.

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  • Hernz Laguerre
    Hernz Laguerre Jr. is a Multimedia Journalist at 101.9 WDET. He is one of the co-host for "Detroit Evening Report," one of the weekend anchors for "Weekend Edition," the producer for our political podcast, "MichMash," and reports on arts, culture and politics.