The criteria for mention here come from a gallery or institution that submits the passing of an established Detroit artist.

Gilda Snowden, 1954 – 2014

https://www.kresgeartsindetroit.org/portfolio-posts/gilda-snowden

Tom Parish, 1933 – 2018

https://tomparish.net/#:~:text=Tom%20Parish%2C%20(American%2C%201933,studio%20was%20in%20Detroit%2C%20Michigan.

Gordon Newton, 1948 – 2021

https://www.kresgeartsindetroit.org/portfolio-posts/gordon-newton

Michael Luchs, 1938 – 2021

https://www.simonedesousagallery.com/artists/michael-luchs/michael-luchs-bio/

Charles McGee, 1924 – 2021

http://www.kresgeartsindetroit.org/charles-mcgee

Peter Williams, 1952 – 2021

Peter Williams, Painter Who Explored Black America’s Past and Present, Has Died at 69

John Egner, 1940 – 2021

https://artcollection.wayne.edu/exhibitions/egnerandkoutroulis