James Carey (AUS)  working in the Popps Packing  ‘2017

For emerging, mid-career, and established visual artists with a studio based practice. Artists are provided a private room in a shared live/work environment. Popps founders and directors live above the residency space with their 2 children, 2 dogs and a cat. The first floor gallery, residency space (except private bedrooms), and workshop are communal spaces used by Popps’ extended family of neighboring artists and residents. 


Photo taken by Momm and Popp AIR, Garlia Cornelia Jones-Ly

STUDIO RESIDENCY @ Popps Packing HQ 12138 St. Aubin.
Typically for studio based practice
$700/month includes:
Private bedroom with a view of rural Detroit
Studio w/shared kitchen and bath.
All utilities included: internet access, laundry, sauna, workshop

$1400/month includes 2 bedrooms and the entire residency studio. This option is ideal for small collectives and artist couples.


Popps Guest House

For artists who don’t necessarily need studio space (project, research, digital, film, etc.). The guest house is a single family, 2 bedroom home shared between two artists, across the street from Popps HQ.  Artists participating in the Guest House Residency are provided a private bedroom with shared kitchen and bath. NOTE: the bathroom has an out-shower. Studio space is not available for Guest House residents, but there is a small clean basement studio and plenty of outdoor, open air space.

$500/month includes:
Private bedroom in 800 sq. ft., 2 bedroom house
Shared kitchen and bath (The bathroom has an out -shower)

$1000/ entire house that includes two bedrooms, kitchen and bath. Ideal for artist parents and small art collectives. 

All utilities included: internet access, laundry, sauna, workshop.