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. Short Portfolio. Image credit: Jeff Cancelosi.