Category Archives: Ceramics

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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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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Ceramics Panel

On Friday, April 17 the Center Art Gallery will host a ceramics panel discussion at 6pm in the CFAC Recital Hall. Professor Anna Greidanus will moderate a discussion with panelists Dr. Nicholas Wolterstorff, Noah Porter Professor of Philosophical Theology, Yale … Continue reading

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Ceramic News

Dear Calvin Students, Professor Anna Greidanus and her ceramics students look forward to the upcoming Meredith Host workshop at Calvin on February 27 and 28. Also, Calvin College Center Art Gallery has the upcoming exhibition, EARTHWORK: Collected Clay from East … Continue reading

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From Old to New

This morning Geil Kiln staff sent word that Calvin’s new, custom built, crated kiln will likely be loaded for shipment today with a transit time of 5-8 days. The 3000 + lb. shipment, arriving in the season of Thanksgiving, begins … Continue reading

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Art.Downtown | Amoldar

The Visual Arts Guild has been putting together a show for Art.Downtown, which will take place on the evening of April 11. Amoldar will be held at the (106) Gallery downtown from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. Be sure to stop by and see work … Continue reading

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(to) cotton

(to) cotton, the show curated by the Visual Arts Guild for the Artist Collaborative event, will be up until April 4. Stop by sc100 to see what Calvin students have been working on in their studios this semester.

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Visual Arts Guild | (to) cotton

The Visual Arts Guild is looking for student work for (to) cotton !  All are welcome to submit in any medium! – Place your work on the counter in the painting studio (sc101) under the VAG lights. Submissions are due by 4 p.m. on … 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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West Michigan Regional Art Competition

West Michigan Regional Art Competition – call for entries.  $2,000.00 in cash prizes Drop Off dates  Feb 21 noon –  6 pm                              Feb 22  noon – … Continue reading

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