Inside Studio/Crypt, downtown Flint’s new pictures studio

Stella McDaniel

Flint, MI—Past a black-walled anteroom and a powder blue door from an previous Flint Law enforcement vehicle ready to be hung, Travis “Cryptic” Ricketts stood at his personal computer enhancing photos in his downtown Flint studio, Studio/Crypt.

“The comfortable open was Feb. 4,” Ricketts reported, turning to expose caricatures of Steve Yzerman and Sergei Federov grinning from a 1997 Pink Wings Stanley Cup t-shirt. “I’m officially open up, just getting the last stuff carried out, like the internet site.”

Ricketts has been portion of Flint’s images and video scene for a long time and describes his previous get the job done as street art pictures, documentary, and portraiture. But, he stated, he hopes to use Studio/Crypt to department out. 

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