Hometown Artist Series

The Northville Art House presents the Hometown Artist Series showcasing artists from Northville and neighboring communities. The series opened with the exhibition, Emotionally Yours: Photographs of Dr. William S. Demray held in July 2021. William Demray, a family dentist who has lived and worked in downtown Northville for over 40 years, shared 50 photographs taken on his journeys around the world.

The next Hometown Artist Series exhibition will be held in July 2022.


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July 9 – 24: Emotionally Yours: Photographs by Dr. William S. Demray

Dr. William Demray has journeyed to exotic and romantic locations throughout the world experiencing once in a lifetime opportunities – always with camera in hand. Emotionally Yours features photographs he has amassed over time. In his words: “It is a timeless treasure.” 
 
William Demray, a general family dentist at Preservation Dental in downtown Northville, received his Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from Wayne State University and his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of Detroit (UDM). His enthusiastic support for nonprofit organizations, including Northville Art House and the Northville Historical Society, has been recognized throughout the community as well as featured on an episode of the PBS series Under the Radar. Two years ago, he received the Detroit District Dental Society’s 2019 Dentist Citizen of the Year award for his outstanding community service and commitment to the health and welfare of his patients and community. In addition, Dr. Demray has been recognized as a Top Dentist in HOUR Detroit magazine, Northville Citizen of the Year in 2011, and awarded the Community Enrichment Award by American Association of University Women (Novi/Northville Chapter) in 2012.
 
William Demray is also an accomplished certified private pilot and holds several aviation records, including a national and international record-setting flight honoring the Wright Brothers and the 100th Anniversary of Flight. He has a passion for photography and is honored to be exhibiting at Northville Art House.