The blog of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Dec 16, 2013

Inside Detroit's reclaimed wood guitar project

Posted by Valerie Nahmad

Detroit resident Mark Wallace was awarded an $8,000 Knight Arts Challenge Detroit grant to turn abandoned homes into a source of creativity by using reclaimed lumber to create guitars. The dream is becoming a reality.

Wallace's project was chronicled this month as students from Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design joined the competition. Click here to view photos of their work and progress - and stay tuned to find out the winner!

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