Category Archives: Alumni

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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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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POLISHING APPETITES: recent works by Anna Hanchett

POLISHING APPETITES Recent works by Anna Hanchett Calvin College (106) Gallery, 106 S. Division Ave, Grand Rapids July 15 – August 19 The Calvin College Department of Art and Art History is proud to present POLISHING APPETITES, an exhibition featuring work … Continue reading

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Bright Plans for Calvin Architecture Students

A number of current Calvin senior architecture students and past architecture alumni have been admitted to Masters of Architecture programs for fall 2016. Congratulations, all! Karl Sparrman (’13) : Admitted to the Master of Landscape Design programs at the University … Continue reading

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Artist’s Talk: MAKOTO FUJIMURA: The Four Quartets Made Visible

The Calvin College Department of Art & Art History, in conjunction with the Festival of Faith and Writing, is honored to welcome guest artist and speaker Makoto Fujimura to Calvin’s downtown (106) Gallery for an artist’s talk and reception on … Continue reading

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Filled with Light

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Department of Art and Art History at Calvin College In 1964-65 Calvin College officially established an Art Department with its founding faculty member, Edgar Boeve. Although some art and art history courses had been … Continue reading

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