Metro Detroit-based artist, Joey Salamon (b.1988), combines eye-catching patterns, a rainbow color palate and repeating geometric shapes to create his highly specific and unique style.
Beyond private commissions, Salamon has created work for or in collaboration with the likes of Microsoft, Steelcase, Downtown Grand Rapids Inc., Duo Security, Grand Valley State University, Blake’s Hard Cider Co, Andover Management, LBI Limited, Levitate Music Festival, the NORML Foundation, Fifth Estate Magazine and numerous musical acts such as Matisyahu, of Montreal, Lotus, Slightly Stoopid, The War on Drugs, The Orwells, The Disco Biscuits, Murder by Death, Guster, The Airborne Toxic Event, and has also been a frequent collaborator with the Bobcat Bonnie’s restaurant group in Detroit including the overall interior design, to name a few.
“zig / zag,” Salamon’s first solo exhibit opened April 3rd, 2019 at Detroit Shipping Co. and sold out in six days. His 7,000sq street mural titled “Rainbow Road” completed June 30th, 2019 for the city of Grand Rapids, MI is one of the largest LGBTQ-themed art pieces in existence. Salamon participated in the fifth annual ‘Murals in the Market’ event in Detroit, MI, a Smithsonian top 5 mural festivals in the world.