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Social Distance Fundraiser

December 16, 2020

Tour poster for “IMAGINARY” Social Distance Tour 2020. This poster, kind of a light-hearted approach to a very serious situation was created to raise a little money for Detroit’s music | Read more…

The BIG Blotter Art Show presented by Agent Ink Gallery. April 6, 2018

March 4, 2018

Agent Ink Gallery Presents “The BIG Blotter Art Show” Friday April 6th From 6pm To 10pm! New releases of Blotter & Psychedelia Art by Artists:
Mark Arminski @markarminski – Martin Coyle | Read more…

Loaded Guns II presented by Blunt Graffix. March 24, 2017

March 4, 2018

It’s been 5 years since the original Loaded Guns show in 2013 and the highly anticipated sequel, Loaded Guns II, will be held at the new All Star Press | Read more…

Self Published “WELCOME TO THE SHOW-The Poster Art of Mark Arminski”

November 13, 2017


Mark Arminski, one of Detroit’s most acclaimed masters of graphic design, has finally found time to | Read more…

Hake’s Americana & Collectibles Presents The Mark Arminski Archives, Auction #215

June 24, 2015

Hake’s Americana & Collectibles’ current auction includes a wide variety of incredible items from the archives of legendary concert poster artist Mark Arminski.

With this offering of items from the Arminski Archives, | Read more…

Russell Industrial Center Summer Open House

August 6, 2012



Come celebrate the hub of creativity that is the Russell Industrial Center with our summer open house. Come wander the halls and meet the artists | Read more…

Dirty Show Detroit #13

February 2, 2012

Opening Friday, Feb 10, 2012 7:00pm at Bert’s Warehouse Theatre, Detroit, MI

Runs through Feb 18, 2012

‘ A Rogue’s Gallery’ exhibit opens in Northville

January 31, 2011

An article published by The Journal Newspapers. Vol. 8, No. 5, Page 2.

Processional of the Not-So-Ordinary

May 15, 2010

323 East Presents “Processional of the No-So-Ordinary” a rare exhibit of paintings by renowned artist Mark Arminski.

The show opens on Saturday May 15, 2010 with artist’s reception from 6 p.m.-11 | Read more…

The People’s Art Festival

August 29, 2009

First year over 4,000 people joined over 200 visual artists, filmmakers, musicians and other performance artists to celebrate the inaugural launch of the People’s Arts Festival (PAF) at The Russell | Read more…

Official Pre-Party of the 2009 People’s Arts Festival

August 28, 2009

323 East & Robert del Valle present: Post-Apocalyptic Motor City: A Group Show and a Collective J’Accuse Join me at the 323 East for the Post-Apocalyptic Motor City event which | Read more…

MOVEMENT 2009 Limited Edition Prints Available NOW!!!

April 27, 2009

DETROIT, APRIL 22, 2009 – Paxahau and 323 East commissioned famous American rock concert poster artist Mark Arminski to design and produce 100 limited edition Movement 2009 prints.

Each psychedelic print | Read more…

Russell Artists Spring Open House and Sale

March 21, 2009

Audrey and I, along with all the other artists and tenants of “the Russell” will be opening our studios to the public once again for our Annual Spring Open House | Read more…

Guest Host on 89X’s HOMEBOY SHOW with Jay Hudson

January 25, 2009

I’ll be guest hosting the HOMEBOY show with Jay Hudson on 89X this Sunday, the 25th of January, 2009. It’s usually a great show…hope I don’t get tongue-tied. Give it | Read more…


October 2, 2008

Head (or rather… “BEHEAD”) to the opening reception at the Majestic Cafe for Ghouls-A-Go-Go on Thursday, Oct. 2. The always regal cuisine there will be complemented nicely by some choice | Read more…

The People’s Arts Festival

September 21, 2008

Last year over 4,000 people joined over 200 visual artists, filmmakers, musicians and other performance artists to celebrate the inaugural launch of the People’s Arts Festival (PAF) at The Russell | Read more…

Russell Spring Show & Sale

May 10, 2008

Once again the artists and craftspeople of “the Russell” will be opening their studios for the Annual Spring Show and Sale. This year we will be joining ART DETROIT NOW | Read more…

Arminski’s art reflects his past

January 31, 2008

An article published by Northville Record. Vol. 138, No. 25, Page 2A.

Detroit artist Mark Arminski, like most of us, is a product of his upbringing. “My dad was a surgeon, | Read more…

Winter Sale & Gathering

December 1, 2007

Simon Gets a New Tattoo

October 26, 2007

Simon, a tattoo virgin gets his first! Something about the image on Mark’s Black Crowes poster pushed Simon into this seedy underworld of tattoo art. Even before this one had | Read more…

Mark Arminski & Audrey Pongracz – River’s Edge

October 19, 2007

Artist Reception Friday, October 19th 6PM – 11PM Show runs now through November 10th

Join us for an artists reception on Friday, October 19th at the Rivers Edge Gallery in Wyandotte.

On | Read more…

Brush With Fame

October 11, 2007

Poster Artist Arminski gets back to painting. Article in The News-Herald by Klint Lowry.

Live rock and killer art from Mark Arminski & friends, by Agent Automatic

October 10, 2007

Mark Arminski, one of Detroit’s world famous concert posters designers, has a new project in the works, and it is quite an ingenius one at that. Arminski, who has produced | Read more…

Art of Modern Rock Mini #1: A-Z

October 9, 2007

Mark Arminski’s inclusion in this continuation of the larger Art of Modern Rock. Look for Mark’s artwork on pages: 27, 104, 107, 143 and 173.


People’s Art Festival

September 15, 2007

This year was a huge success. Hope to see you next year!


Character Sketch (motown’s movers)

September 12, 2007

Mark Arminski – Murals, Mods and Mixing Colors


Sponge – Live from Detroit

September 10, 2007

Number 3 in a series of 10 LIVE FROM DETROIT, Detroit bands live in Detroit venues. Limited pressing. Available late November. * #1 – The Dirtbombs, and #2 – The | Read more…

Rockin’ Down The Highway

September 9, 2007

Mark Arminki’s artwork was used as a full page chapter opener in this book, by Paul Grushkin. Chapter 6; Detroit City page 162.


The David Singer Project

October 20, 2006

This project has been created to assist David who has recently suffered a financial burden brought about by personal illness. These cards have been created by friends and colleagues to | Read more…

Art is Hard

April 12, 2006

An article published by IMIGE. Written by James W. Plopa, Jr. Pages 12-17.

Mark Arminski, a Detroit native, has been drawing concert poster for national music artists for years. His studio | Read more…


March 11, 2006

Art about Bikes: Bikes that are Art.

A multi-media show featuring custom-built and historic motorcycles.

Show Dates: March 11- April 8, 2006

Circus Detroit

October 29, 2005

Artwork by: Mark Heggie, Tim Caldwell. Camilo Pardo, MARK ARMINSKI, Kobie Solomon, 7teen.L-sid, Guy Allen, Donovan Allan, Jeremy Harvey, The Dirty Brothers, Brandon Garrison, Shayne Labadie, Brian Stuhr, more artist | Read more…

An Artist Afternoon

September 18, 2005

As daring an event as the deck will ever get – hosted by Memphis Smoke of Royal Oak.

Screenprinted Rock&Roll Art by Mark Arminski

May 5, 2005

Day long lecture and demonstration by Mark Arminski for art students at Macomb College. This image is a limited edition print which was handed out to all students in attendance. | Read more…

The Transparent World of Arminski

March 12, 2005

Opening Reception Saturday, March 12, 7-10pm.
Featuring Paintings by Mark Arminski, plus a Rock Prints and Posters Collection. Entertainment including Carolyn Striho, Vivian George, Jimmy Doom, Gepettophiles, and surprises.

Show runs march | Read more…

Temporary Insanity

February 13, 2005

Art Show & Sale with Performances. Celebrating the Detroit Book Release of ART OF MODERN ROCK: THE POSTER EXPLOSION.


Toast Presents Paintings, Prints & Posters by Mark Arminski

November 19, 2004

Opening Reception Friday, November 19th, 8pm-11pm.
Work will hang throughout the holidays. Toast is located on Woodward in Ferndale a few blocks North of 9 Mile.



October 15, 2004

An exhibition of the works of Mark Arminski, Emek, and Scrojo – three of the finest artist in rock art today. These three “bastard scions” of the 1960s poster art | Read more…

Motor City Rocks and Rolls

August 13, 2004

Octane Photographic’s “Motor City Rocks and Rolls” show will feature works from various photographers, highlighting Detroit’s “cars and stars.” Exhibitors will include, among others, Ms. Leni Sinclair who’s images of | Read more…