About Us

Umoja Fine Arts is an art publishing and distribution company committed to helping the Detroit Metropolitan area celebrate the great artistic achievements of local and internationally acclaimed artist. The showroom gallery is located in the Crossroads Building at 16250 Northland Drive - Suite 102, Southfield, Michigan. Our hours are Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 1pm - 6pm or by appointment.

Umoja Fine Arts has a solid history and is committed to survival through relentless excellence and high standards. Umoja means "unity" and feels cultural awareness is a big part of self-esteem.

 Umoja was founded by the Grant Family for the following purposes: Displaying American life in a positive form and preserving and recording the historical accounts in graphic form. Ian Grant, CEO/Curator of Umoja Fine Arts gained expertise of the art business in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the years of 1984 - 1989. He became acquainted with publishing procedures, the medium of art, and identification of the functions of distribution and how to relate the functions to marketing decisions. As it is a family business, Ian's wife, Tanji Grant, serves as the Vice President. Her knowledge and understanding of customer buying trends, collection habits, style, form and color complement the business. "We have put our hope in the Living God, who is the Savior of all men, and especially of those who believe," ascertain the couple. I Timothy 4:10. Umoja has a team of highly skilled artists who offer a vast array of positive art choices depicting American historical accounts at one end of the stratum and the powerful high-resolution modern art images on the opposite end. The company also manages the estate of internationally acclaimed artists.

Umoja offers a unique experience with original paintings, bronze sculptures, serigraphs, archival pigment print - 100% cotton rag paper, lithographs, and figurines. Art images range in price from $45 to $1,500 and original art may range in price from $1,000 -$75,000.

The IBG Group, which is a division of Umoja Fine Arts, is a leader in diversity marketing. Designing special projects to meet the promotional needs of corporations, IBG strives to develop the image of its corporate clients through art. Some locally hosted events include, Detroit Medical Center and Detroit Bloom Fest, other national events include the Heritage Festival-Atlanta, GA and Seagram’s Classic Wine Company-Chicago. Art is for the person who seemingly has everything and provides years of lasting enjoyment.

Umoja Fine Arts Gallery hours are Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm and by special appointment. Custom framing is also available for your convenience. We accept Visa, MasterCard, and American Express.

 - Ian Grant, Curator