Category Archives: Books

Open Studio Night: Book Making Workshop

Join Open Studio Night Wednesday, March 16, 6pm for the (rescheduled) introductory bookmaking workshop. Instructor Sara will guide us through a book making project, and will share her tips, advice, and know-how during this special Open Studio event. The night will … Continue reading

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Book Making Workshop at Calvin’s (106) Gallery

Join Open Studio Night at Calvin’s (106) Gallery on Wednesday, February 24 at 6pm for a introductory bookmaking workshop. Instructor Sara will guide us through a bookmaking project, and will share her tips, advice, and know-how during this special Open Studio … 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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(106) Gallery News: February First Fridays

The Calvin College (106) Gallery is currently featuring two new exhibitions: The Marks We Make and Paper Tears, both open now through February 26. Join (106) Gallery for The Marks We Make and Paper Tears exhibition opening receptions on Friday, February 5, from 6-9pm. This … Continue reading

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Alumni | Josiah Hanchett

Calvin alumnus Josiah Hanchett has recently become involved with the urban sketchers community in New York City. Moleskine invited Josiah to lead a series of classes where he will teach urban sketching techniques in order to promote Moleskine products. The … Continue reading

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Festival of Faith and Writing | Gene Luen Yang

Graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang began publishing comic books under the title Humble Comics in 1996 and won the Xeric Grant for his first comic, Gordon Yamamoto and the King of the Geeks. Since then, he has written or collaborated on … Continue reading

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(106) Gallery | Ancient Grains

Ancient Grains February 14 – March 14 During Calvin College’s three-week January Interim, students in professor Anna Greidanus’ class immersed themselves in the art of handmade artist books. Entitled “Folio, Image, Space, Text and Time,” the course helped students acquire … Continue reading

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Avenue for the Arts | Art.Downtown

400 Artists, 38 Destinations, 3 Trolleys, 1 Night Launching into its fifth year, this gallery, studio and shop hop will feature several hundred artists, showing in galleries, businesses and studio spaces in downtown Grand Rapids. Visitors from all over west … Continue reading

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Center Art Gallery | Prodigal Story For The Marketplace

ART EXHIBITION FEATURES STUDENT-FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP, NEW TECHNOLOGY An art exhibition without art sounds like a contradiction in terms. Visitors to Calvin’s Center Art Gallery’s Prodigal Story For The Marketplace art exhibition (Nov. 1 – Dec. 17) will see several wall-hung portraits that were … Continue reading

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EX LIBRIS : W – Eighty at (106) Gallery This Friday

Come to the (106) Gallery this Friday from 5:00 – 9:00pm for the EX LIBRIS : W – Eighty student exhibition. Read more about the exhibition here .

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