Category Archives: Education

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 Media Mention: Jennifer Steensma Hoag

Calvin College Photography Professor, Jennifer Steensma Hoag, has been recently featured on the Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography‘s website for her portfolio submission to the 2016 Filter Photo Festival in Chicago. Abe, Kyohei, “In Review 2016: Filter Photo.” Detroit Center … Continue reading

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Sept 11-17: National Arts in Education Week

September 11-17, 2016 marks the 6th annual National Arts in Education week–a week set aside to celebrate the importance and transformative power of the Arts in all realms of education. From Americans for the Arts, National Arts in Education Week … Continue reading

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Art Education Award Recipient

A big congratulations to Calvin College Senior Art Education student, Sara Martinie, recipient of the Vander Ark Distinguished Teacher Intern Award. Martinie was nominated by Associate Professor of Art and Art History, Jo-Ann Van Reeuwyk. Sara is the first first Art … 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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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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