Category Archives: Education

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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“I am here Instagramming”

This January, Calvin Art Department Faculty member Jennifer Steensma Hoag is teaching Seeing Photographs*—an interim course that aims to explore  intentionality and discernment in both viewing and taking photos. The class is also a DCM (Developing a Christian Mind) course—and … Continue reading

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CIVA Conference Volunteers

Calling all artists! The CIVA, or Christians in the Visual Arts, conference is being hosted this summer at Calvin College from June 11-14, 2015. We need volunteers for all sorts of activities; giving directions, sitting at the registration desk, set-up … Continue reading

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The Artist Collaborative

Connect. Collaborate. Create. The Artist Collaborative is a program for first-year students who are interested in the arts. Through courses, activities and a January trip to a cultural center in the United States, you will explore your calling as an … Continue reading

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Art Faculty | Anna Greidanus

Anna Greidanus recently found her passion for art and teaching intersect with an atypical locale: a remote village in northern Thailand. Greidanus, a professor of art at Calvin College, spent two weeks this past summer with the Akha tribe of Thailand in Huisan … Continue reading

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Professor Highlighted in Discussion on Arts Education in Michigan

Professor Jo-Ann VanReuuwyk was recently involved in a discussion on the importance arts education in Michigan schools. “Last week, when Michigan’s public school students headed back to class across the state, many of them returned to districts where repeated annual … Continue reading

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