The Common Cup

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Art on Display: Aiden Standke

The textiles are on display for the month of January

My name is Aiden Standke and I am a sophomore at the Rudolf Steiner School in Ann Arbor. Whenever I look at art, one of the first things that comes to my mind (besides wow!) is, "what inspired this? What caused this person to do this?" A lot of the time, I don't get an answer, but part of the fun is wondering. I'm not going to tell you what inspired each of my pieces, only that they were all inspired by moods. And, for the same reason I won't tell you what inspired them, I also don't name them. Each piece is made from upcycled clothing, or clothes from resale shops that I have combined into a new piece. They take old ideas and use them to help create a new idea. I hope that you take the time to think about what mood each piece makes you think of, and maybe even what you would name it. I make each piece for someone, even though I don't necessarily know who yet, and that person is the one who names the art, not me.

There will be an Artist Reception on Friday January 12th at 8pm with live music and refreshments.


Sun - Fri:

8:30 AM - 10:00 PM


11:00 AM - 6:00 PM




1511 Washtenaw Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48104