The Artist

Tyree Guyton

Tyree Guyton

Photo: Ted Fines

Primarily a painter and sculptor, Tyree Guyton has also been described as an urban environmental artist. He has waged a personal war on urban blight on Detroit's East Side, transforming his neighborhood into a living indoor/outdoor art gallery. Through his art, Guyton has drawn attention to the plight of Detroit’s forgotten neighborhoods and spurred discussion and action.

Learn more about Tyree and his artwork at TyreeGuyton.com