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Markham is a graphic designer and fine artist for hire offering services for project-based and long term creative work. Markham works directly with clients as well as with agencies as a freelancer and contractor. Tell us about your project or your business goals and let's see how we can collaborate. Serving clients in Detroit and beyond.

Services Include: -Graphic Design -Menus -Brochures -POP Displays -Banners -Billboards -Poster Design -Book Covers -Logo Design -Flyer Design -Illustration -Video Editing -Audio editing -Print and Magazine Design -Photo retouching -Fine Art & Illustration -Video Editing -Audio Mastering & Production

EXHIBITIONS & RETAIL
Farmington Hills Public Arts Program [Farmington Hills, MI] (2022-03-04 to 2024) • Fantasticon [Port Huron, MI] (2021-11-20) • Planet 9 Film Fest [Hamtramck, MI] (2021-11-14) • Birmingham Day On the Town [Birmingham, MI] (2021-07-31) • Barter Detroit Solo Exhibition [Detroit, MI] (2021-07-10 to 2021-09-30) • Boogie Down Block Party [Detroit, MI] (2021-07-10) • Celebration of Freedom Art Expo [Detroit, MI] (2021-06-19) • DAM Elements Gallery [Detroit, MI] (2021-02-08 • UIO Work Party [Highland Park, MI] (2021-02-06) • Detroit Artists Market: Art For the Holidays [Detroit, MI] (2020-11-13 to 2020-12-30) • Damned Show Showcase Exhibition [Detroit, MI] (2020-10-30) • 20 After 4 Meet and Greet [Livonia, MI] (2020-10-23) • City of Oak Park AC/DC Quarterly Exhibit {Oak Park, MI] (2020-07-30 to 2020-10-31) • Fallen Stars 4, Studio 8700 [Oak Park, MI] (2020-03-07) • The Spirit of Art, Detroit Unity Temple [Detroit, MI] (2020-02-09 to 2020-02-29) • Le Mort des Limites (The Death of Limitations Art Festival) [Hamtramck, MI] (2019-11-29 to 2019-11-30) • The Damned Show 12, Tangent Gallery [Detroit, MI] (2019-10-24 to 2019-10-26) • Planet 9 Film Fest, Ant Hall [Hamtramck, MI] (2019-10-20) • T’s n’ a Matinee, The Phoenix 510 [Hazel Park, MI] (2019-10-19) • Anima Mundi Exhibition, Pallazo Ca’ Zanardi [Venice, Italy] (2019-10-03 to 2019-11-24) • Squid Ink Gallery, Art Inspired by Music [Antioch, CA] (2019-09-18 to 2019-12) • Artcall.org, Summer 2019 Portfolio Art Show [Salt Lake City, UT] (2019-09-18 to 2019-10-01) • Lawrence Street Gallery: Summer Invitational [Ferndale, MI] (2019-07-05 to 2019-07-26) • Psychedelic Shack [Detroit, MI] (2019-06-27 to 2019-09-28) • Detroit Showcase, Tangent Gallery [Detroit, MI] (2019-05-30) • Mix with a Maker Pop-Up Art Show, Gallerie Camille [Detroit, MI] (2019-04-17) • Embrace Creatives, Warmth Exhibit [Detroit, MI] (2019-03-01 to 2019-04-01) • J. Mane Gallery, Colors Exhibit [New York, NY] (2018-12-01 to 2018-12-31) • The Damned Show 11, Tangent Gallery [Detroit, MI] (2018-10-25 to 2018-10-27) • Northville Art House, West of Center Exhibit [Northville, MI] (2018-09-07 to 2018-09-29) • St. Andrews Hall, Pancakes & Booze Art Show [Detroit, MI] (2018-05-17) • Featured artist in the inkandvoices.com Colors of the Mind series (2018-05) • Eastern Market, Live Art Detroit [Detroit, MI] (2016-08-21) • Blick Art Materials [Royal Oak, MI] (2016-07-11 to 2016-07-29) • Tangent Gallery, Detroit Zombie Apocalypse [Detroit, MI] (2016-04-18) • The Ritz [Warren, MI] (2015-03-20) • DiMaggio Fine Art & Jewelry [Lathrup Village, MI] (2014-Present) • University of Michigan, Social Justice Art Festival [Ann Arbor, MI] (2014-03-29) • State Theater Gallery [Ann Arbor, MI] (2013-07 thru 2015-07) • University of Michigan, Allies for Disability Awareness [Ann Arbor, MI] (2013-10-21 to 2013-11-01) • Motor City Art Collective [Detroit, MI] (2013-06-14 to 2013-08-14) • Sherwood Forest Art [Detroit, MI] (2012-present) • DiMaggio Group Companies [Lathrup Village, MI] (2012-2013) • Hybrid Moments [Ferndale, MI] (2010) • New York Art and Jewelry Liquidators [Lathrup Village, MI] (2009) • Mid-Summer Expo [Detroit, MI] (2009) • Xcape Con 2 [Birch Run, MI] (2008) • Pan African Film Festival 14 [Los Angeles, CA] (2009-01) • The Future Gallery [Clinton Twp., MI] (2008) • The Day's Inn [Hazel Park, MI] (2008) • Xcape Con [Flint, MI] (2007) • The Future Gallery [Clinton Twp., MI] (2007) • BF Goodrich Building [Detroit, MI] (2006) • Edgewise 4th Friday's Storefront Exhibit [Detroit, MI] (2006-07 to 2006-08) • Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Wayne State University [Detroit, MI] (2005) • 555 Gallery West "Open House" exhibit [Detroit, MI] (2005) • Pat's Portrait Studio [Grosse Pointe Farms, MI] (1999) • MCC Student Showcase [Warren, MI] (1998) • New York National Scholastic Art Awards [Manhattan, NY] (1995) • East Detroit High School Student Work Exhibition [Eastpointe, MI] (1994)

INTERVIEWS, REVIEWS, & PUBLICATIONS
Farmington Hills Public Arts Program: Interview [Farmington Hills, MI] (2022-03-04) • Oak Park City Guide Article (2020-10-27) • City of Oak Park Exhibition: Interview [Oak Park, MI] (2020-10-09) • Fox 2 Detroit: The Edge [Detroit, MI] (2020-08-05) • EC: Inside Empowerment Interview [Detroit, MI] (2020-06-30) • The Spirit of Art, Artists Talk [Detroit, MI] (2020-02-28) • Interviewed by Luca Curci for Its Liquid Group: Anima Mundi Festival (2019-12-17) • Featured artist on the Artist Portfolio Magazine Instagram account (2019-12-02) • Featured artist on myartcontest.com (2019-11-27) • Anima Mundi Exhibition Publication (2019-11-24) • Creative Fuel, Interview (2019-09-18) • The Pretty City Project, Promotional Post (2019-09-13) • Theee Urban Spacecat Zine #1, reviews A Dramatic Denouement From This World by Moaning Dwarf (2019-07) • Studio Visit Magazine, Volume Forty-One [Boston, MA] (2018-11) • WNZK 690 AM, Detroit (2018-11-16) • Propulsion Magazine, issue 10, Moaning Dwarf feature (2018-07) • Featured artist on inkandvoices.com (2018-03-01) • Featured in the 1340art.com review blog (2017-07-23) • Participated in the Backroom Projects Artist Trading Cards Series featuring 9 cards of my work (2017-03) • Nothing (The Death Cat Zine) #2, Los Angeles, California (2017-02-09) • WHFR 89.3 FM, Detroit Live Performance with Panic or Pain (2017-01-19) • The Desperate Beat (2016-11-16) • Ferndale Friends Magazine, Ferndale, MI (2015-08-31) • “Metaphysical Stasis” published in the 2015 spring and fall editions of The Finger: Featuring 39 Artists From Around the Country, Canandaigua, New York (2015) • Tremble Under Boomlights review of Sweet Kelly’s self-titled vinyl (2012-10-31) • Metro Times City Slang: Weekly Round-Up by Brett Callwood review of the Moaning Dwarf release “Adam's Grizzly Disco” (2012-10-30) • Metro Times City Slang: Weekly Round-Up by Brett Callwood review of the Alien Inquisition release “The Virgin” (2012-10-16) • Metro Times City Slang: Weekly Round-Up by Brett Callwood review of the Moaning Dwarf release “The Coke Years” (2012-05-29) • Metro Times City Slang: Weekly Round-Up by Brett Callwood review of the Moaning Dwarf release “Coral Reef Orgy” (2012-04-03) • Give Your Talents review of the Alien Inquisition single “’Cause I F!@#ing Will (radio mix)” (2011-07-20) • Go DIY review of the Alien Inquisition single “The Virgin” (2011-07-20) • Give Your Talents review of the Alien Inquisition press-kit (2011-07-18) • Go DIY review of the Alien Inquisition EP release “The Virgin” (2011-03-11) • Xiie.net review by Johnny Houston of the Alien Inquisition song “I Am” (2010-07-23) • The Wolfman Mac show, Ch. 20 Detroit broadcast the Alien Inquisition video “’Cause I F!@#ing Will (radio mix)” (2010-02) • Alien Inquisition awarded 2nd place in the Ernie Ball “Play Mayercraft” Competition (2010) • Alien Inquisition warded 2nd place in the Guitar Center “Your Next Record With Slash” competition (2010) • Xiie.net review by Johnny Houston of the Alien Inquisition song “I'm With You” from (2009-03-09) • Featured in the Guinness Book of World Records with Alien Inquisition (2009-03) • Xiie.net 2nd interview with Alien Inquisition (2009-02-28) • The Spiritual Significance of Music: World Edition by Justin St. Vincent, XtremeMusic.net (2009) • iTunes review of the Alien Inquisition single “’Cause I F!@#ing Will” (2009) • Xiie.net interview with Alien Inquisition (2008-10) • Xiie.net review by Gypsy Something of the Alien Inquisition press-kit (2008-08-13) • Unsigned.com review of the Alien Inquisition song “Never Alone” (2008) • Aj’s Café radio promo featuring Alien Inquisition (2007-10 thru 2007-12) • Blog Talk Radio, Arizona interview (2007-07-29) • Music Promo Station Podcast Ep. #28 with Alien Inquisition (2007-04-30) • Indiescript Magazine [Ferndale, MI] (2006) • Hanson Records review of the Sweet Kelly self-titled vinyl (2003) • University Reporter Magazine interview with Sweet Kelly (2002-02) • Real Detroit Weekly write-up of the Sweet Kelly press-kit (2002-02) • Jam Rag Magazine review of the Moaning Dwarf release “Failed Abortions” (2000) • Jam Rag Magazine 2nd review of the Sweet Kelly release “In the Eyes Of…” (2000) • Jam Rag Magazine review of the Sweet Kelly release “In the Eyes Of…” (2000) • Jam Rag Magazine 2nd review of the Sweet Kelly self-titled vinyl (2000) • Real Detroit Weekly straight from the grave rave article write-up on Sweet Kelly (2000) • Jam Rag Magazine review of the Sweet Kelly self-titled vinyl (1998) • Metro Times Vision Quest Article write-up on Sweet Kelly (1997) • Jam Rag Magazine review of the Sweet Kelly self-titled cassette (1997) • Jam Rag Magazine review of the Sweet Kelly press-kit (1996) • Propeller Magazine, vol. 12, no. 47 (1993-12)

ADDITIONAL ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT’S
3 pieces by Markham featured in an episode of Castle Cat (2022-03-06) • Painted a mural on a hummer (2021-09-16) • Painted a help wanted sign for Rula’s Resale Detroit (2021-09-04) • Painted a mural on a Mazda MX5 (2021-09-03) • Collaborated on a piece with M. Yaldoo (2021-08-02) • Mastered the Delta Sleep EP by The Post Modern Dream (2021-06-11) • 3 pieces by Markham featured in the film Death Cat vs Christmas (2020-12-22) • Premiere of Art Comes To Life by Markham Artist during DAM Art For the Holidays Exhibit [Detroit, MI] (2020-12-19) • Painted custom dress and accessories for the Art Comes To Life premiere (2020-12) • Painted a mural for Rula’s Resale (2020-11) • Performed and produced 2 television commercial voiceovers for closing19.com (2019-03) • Performed and produced 2 radio commercial voiceovers for WDTK 101.5 FM [Detroit] (2019-03) • Performed and produced 2 television commercial voiceovers for DFAJB (2019-03) • Served as editor and producer for the What’s It Worth radio program on WMUZ 103.5 FM [Detroit, MI] (2012-2015) • Served as graphic designer and consultant for The Promoter Magazine [Detroit, MI] (2013-2014) • Played the role of Lee Oswald in the play, “Last Call At the Conspiracy Lounge” for 18 performances at 1515 Broadway, Detroit (2013-04-17 thru 2013-05-05) • Performed cassette to CD audio transfer, mastering and editing for Deborah Jones Ministries (2012) • Served as graphic designer, illustrator, art director, songwriter, and performer for the band Alien Inquisition (2006-2013) • Serve as graphic designer, illustrator, art director, songwriter, and musician for the band Moaning Dwarf (1994-present) • Remastered audio and DVD video for Joey-Robin's, “Taking America Back” DVD (2011) • Served as illustrator and graphic designer for What’s Up Novelties [Berkley, MI] (2006-2009) • Served as programmer, coordinator, and graphic designer for The Midwest Urban Film Festival at Cobo Hall [Detroit, MI] (2006-06 thru 2006-07) • Served as consultant and graphic designer for Indiescript Magazine [Ferndale, MI] (2006) • Played the role of Simon in the film "Death to the Scorpion" by DM Films (2006) • Performed with the group Adrian's Parrot (2003) • Performed photography for Detroit recording artist Nicodemus on four album releases: "On" (2003), "Son Cosa De La Vida" (2002), "I Am Dog" (2002), and "Raw Energies" (2001) • Served as drummer, vocalist, song writer, associate art director, and illustrator for the band “Sweet Kelly” (1994-2003) • Reviewed Tomahawk's first, self-titled release for The University Reporter Magazine (2002) • Performed and recorded with the group Suncrusher (1999-2002) • Painted a mural for Pat’s Portrait Studio [Gross Pointe, MI] (2001) • Reviewed Planet Ant's production of "This Is Our Youth" for Real Detroit Weekly (2000-10) • Reviewed Planet Ant's production of "The House Of Yes" for Real Detroit Weekly (2000-08) • Performed photography and photographic retouching for Frank Nursery's spring catalog (2000) • Performed photography and photographic retouching for Hallmark's winter product catalog (1999) • Illustrated and designed upcoming event flyers for the Java House (1998) • Illustrated and designed employee recruitment flyers for Capital Communications (1997) • Designed CD and cassette layouts and performed with the band Purple Jesus (1992-1994)

LIVE MUSICAL PERFORMANCES 
The Post Modern Dream • Barter Detroit [Detroit, MI] (2021-07-10)

Panic Or Pain • Kelly’s Bar (2017-03-18) • 89.3 WHFR FM, In Studio (2017-01-20) • Hastings Street Ballroom (2016-11-26) • Tangent Gallery (2016-05-07)

Alien Inquisition • House Party (2011-07) • New York New York (2011-05) • Pub 1281 (2011-05-07) • GBPW Gibraltar Trade Center Event (2010-09-26) • Liberty Comics (2010-09) • House Party (2010-06) • The Hayloft (2010-05-29) • New York New York (2010-04-24) • Paycheck’s Lounge (2010-04-02) • The Dawg House (2009-11-13) • Liberty Comics (2009-10-31) • Arts, Beats, & Eats (2009-09-05) • Woodward Dream Cruise (2009-08-15) • Mid Summers Expo (2009-07-11) • Simon’s Bar (2009-05-30) • Fischer Hall (2009-04-04) • The Assembly Line Concert (2009-03-25) • House Party (2009-02-07) • X Cape Con 2 (2008-11-22) • The Future Gallery (2008-04-28) • The Future Gallery (2008-04-19) • Churchill’s Bar (2008-01-19) • AJ’s Music Café (2007-12-07) • The Future Gallery (2007-11-24) • X Cape Con (2007-11-02) • The Future Gallery (2007-10-19) • The People’s Arts Festival (2007-09-15) • The Future Gallery (2007-09-14) • The Future Gallery (2007-09-07) • The Painted Lady Lounge (2007-08-03)

Moaning Dwarf • House Party (1999-08-28) • The Ritz (1997-05-25)

Sweet Kelly • Mid-Summer Rock Fest (2002-06-14) • The attic Bar (2002-02-21) • Lili’s 21 (2002-02-16) • Stone House Grill (2002-02-09) • The Berkley Front (2001-12-01) • 3rd Street Saloon (2001-06-30) • Jacoby’s (2001-06-02) • 3rd Street Saloon (2001-05-19) • St. Andrew’s Hall (2000-11) • Timbo’s Hall (2000-10-28) • St. Andrew’s Hall (2000-10-25) • Scott’s Bar (1999-08-28) • The Old Miami (1999-07-09) • Roadrunner’s Raft (1999-06-12) • The Grounds Coffee House (1999-01-15) • Pat’s Portrait Studio (1998-12-12) • The Old Miami (1998-12-11) • The Blind Pig (1998-12-08) • The Hamtramck Pub (1998-12-04) • Xhedos Café (1998-11-21) • Roadrunner’s Raft (1998-11) • The Gold Dollar Bar (1998-10-29) • Roadrunner’s Raft (1998-10-09) • Xhedos Café (1998-08-29) • Paycheck’s Lounge (1998-08-01) • Joe’s Grill (1998-07-18) • Xhedos Café (1998-07-01) • Scott’s Bar (1997-12-31) • Paycheck’s Lounge (1997-11-28) • Roadrunner’s Raft (1997-11-27) • The Gold Dollar Bar (1997-10-04) • The Palladium (1997-07-22) • Scott’s Bar (1997-05-25) • The Palladium (1997-04-08) • Paycheck’s Lounge (1997-03-27) • I-Rock (1997-01-30) • The Grounds Coffee House (1997-01-25) • I-Rock (1996-11-17) • The Grounds Coffee House (1996-11-03) • The Grounds Coffee House (1996-10-12) • Java House (1996-10-26) • Java House (1996-09-28) • The Mosquito Club (1996-08-04) • Java House (1996-08-02) • Java House (1996-06-28) • Record Time (1996-05-17) • Record Time (1996-02) • The Grounds Coffee House (1995-12-06)

Purple Jesus • The Grounds (10-1994) • The Impound (06-29-1994) • Graduation Party (06-26-1994) • House Party #3 (06-17-1994) • The Impound (05-18-1994) • The Impound (05-18-1993) • Detroit Public Access Television (1993) • House Party #2 (1993) • House Party #1 (1992)

Soulshifter • Mid Summer Rock Fest (2002-06-14) • 3rd Street Saloon (2001-06-30) • The Old Miami (1999-07-09)

Adrian’s Parrot • 3rd Street Saloon (2001-06-30) • The Old Miami (1999-07-09)