Category Archives: Bachelor of Fine Arts

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 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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Student Organization Spotlight: Dialogue

This past Monday evening, the Calvin College Dialogue student organization hosted a lovely gathering to celebrate the release of Dialogue Volume 49.1. Students, staff, and faculty met in the cozy Fish House space to share in the publication release, as … 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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Intermediate and Advanced Painting Students Explore the Detroit Art Scene

This past Saturday, Calvin’s intermediate and advanced painting students took on Detroit as they explored the city’s local arts scene. Visiting Professor of Art and Art History, Mandy Cano Villalobos, organized and facilitated the trip, making stops at a variety … Continue reading

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Understanding the Language of Graphic Design

in his June 2012 post “Graphic Design as a Liberal Art,” author Jarrett Fuller posits that graphic design skills are a vital tool in our twenty-first century tool kits–an essential piece necessary to understanding, connecting, and participating in today’s visual communication. From … Continue reading

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CONTRIBUTION & RECIPROCATION: Open Studio Night at (106) Gallery and Studio

Join Open Studio Night Wednesday, March 23, at (106) Gallery and Studio, 6pm for CONTRIBUTION & RECIPROCATION: an introductory charcoal drawing workshop, led by (106) featured artist, Brianna Baurichter. We’ll begin our evening with a short performance-based program, COMMUNE, led by Brianna. … Continue reading

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PAPER TEARS: Exhibition Review

Today’s post is by featured guest writer, Caitlin Smits, a Calvin Art Department Senior BFA student. PAPER TEARS: This exhibition featured work from the Calvin College “Folio Image Space Text & Time” Interim class taught by Professor Anna Greidanus. This … Continue reading

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Why Handmade Ceramics Are White Hot

  Some thoughts from New York Times Fashion and Style contributor, Tim McKeough, on the recent upsurge of interest in handmade ceramic ware. McKeough, Tim. “Why Handmade Ceramics are White Hot.” The New York Times (16 December 2015) Handcrafted small-batch ceramics … Continue reading

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BFA Program

Attention all Art Majors: Are you interested in applying to the BFA program? There will be a meeting held on Thursday, October 16, at noon in SC125. All potential applicants MUST attend this meeting! The meeting will provide you with … Continue reading

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