Steve Panton is the founder of 2739 Edwin and 9338 Campau Galleries, the co-founder of the Hamtramck Neighborhood Arts Festival and the Hamtramck Free School, and one of the co-founders of Essay’d. He has conducted curatorial workshops at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, is the inaugural curator of the innovative Art@TheMax program at Detroit’s Orchestra Hall, and writes on Detroit art for Sculpture Magazine. Outside of art programming, his background is in technology, engineering, and education. Short Resume. Image credit: Jeff Cancelosi.