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Art Department Emeritus Honored

Calvin College Art Department emeritus, Robin Jenson, has been recognized as a 2017 recipient of the Calvin Faith and Learning Award: “Faith and Learning Award: Honoring master teachers and life-changers.” Calvin College, May 2017. Presented annually by the alumni association, … Continue reading

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Open Studio Highlight

Cultured.GR contributor, Elizabeth Rogers Drouillard shares a bit about the fiber arts resurgence in the DIY crafts scene, and highlights an upcoming fiber arts workshop with Calvin College’s Open Studio Night. Rogers Drouillard, Elizabeth. “Embroidery workshops showcase slow fashion, encourage … Continue reading

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Calvin Faculty Awards: Congratulations, Professor Greidanus!

A huge congratulations to art professor Anna Greidanus, recipient of a 2017 Calvin College faculty award for Community-Based Teaching. What a wonderful testament to Anna’s dedication and care: a well-deserved honor! Professor Greidanus will be recognized at the Calvin Tributes and … Continue reading

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Summer Internships with the Grünewald Guild

Looking for a unique and life-giving summer internship experience? Explore the various internship opportunities with the Grünewald Guild–a retreat center located in the Wenatchee National Forest of North central Washington State. The Grünewald Guild is a community that “fascilitates the exploration between … Continue reading

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Calvin Art Alumnus Bjorn Sparrman at Yve YANG Gallery, Boston

Congratulations and good wishes to Calvin College Art Alumnus Bjorn Sparrman. Sparrman’s solo exhibition Two Pieces will be on view at Boston’s Yve YANG Gallery April 7 – April 20, 2017. Sparrman received his BFA at Calvin College in 2012, … Continue reading

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Calvin Emeritus Chris Stoffel Overvoorde continues to spark positive change

Calvin College emeritus painting professor Chris Stoffel Overvoorde continues to spark positive change in his Grand Rapids community. Overvoorde served as an art professor at Calvin College for 31 years, and stood as Director of Exhibitions for nearly 10. Today,  the … Continue reading

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Artist Collaborative Cohort group exhibition: Fri, March 3, 7pm, Ladies’ Literary Club

The Calvin College Department of Art & Art History is proud to present a group exhibition featuring the work of the Calvin College Artist Collaborative Cohorts. This body of work showcases the creative output generated by three cohorts of first and … Continue reading

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