Category Archives: Education

Speaker Series in Grand Rapids: Arts Education

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Speaker Series Reminder – This Thursday the 22nd

The future of our cities depends on imaginative, forward-thinking leaders who can ask the right questions, think outside the box, and solve problems creatively. How are we teaching our children to imagine and innovate? How could we do better? Join … Continue reading

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Professor Jo-Ann VanReeuwyk on MLive

Art professor Jo-Ann VanReeuwyk has a guest column on, the regional news site. It is on the importance of art education in elementary schools. Read the full column here.

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Tribute for Professor ANNA GREIDANUS – 25 Years!

Anna Elizabeth Greidanus Show and tell is one of the greatest games we play in grade school. Unfortunately, in the academic world, its pedagogical merits are easily forgotten. Professors tend not to fail when it is comes to using words, … Continue reading

Posted in Ceramics, Education, News

Guest Artist | Levi Yakubu

Levi O’Bem Yakubu is president of Dajo Pottery Ltd., the first marble-ceramic tableware manufacturer in Africa. Located in Makurdi, the capital of Benue State in Central Nigeria. Dajo Pottery Ltd. has won several awards at the international level. Calvin’s ceramics … Continue reading

Posted in Ceramics, Education

Guest artist Chris Trabka

The ceramics courses were given the great privilege of having Chris Trabka demonstrate his work in class on Monday, February 11. Chris Trabka is a local production potter who concentrates on the wheel and makes functional items. Students observed the … Continue reading

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EX LIBRIS : W – Eighty

Over interim, Professor Greidanus guided eleven students through their exploration of bookbinding traditions. Results from the class ranged from pamphlets, to stab-bound, to kodex, to accordion-fold books. Students walked away from the class not only learning different methods of constructing … Continue reading

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