Category Archives: Grand Rapids

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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Open Studio Night: Curator’s Talk at (106) Gallery

Join (106) Gallery, Wednesday, May 18, 6-7pm, for a special Open Studio Night Gallery lecture following the current exhibition: “Jaro Hess: ‘A Truly Free Life’” About: Czechoslovakian-born Jaro Hess (1889-1977) moved to Grand Rapids in the 1920s as landscaper and gardener, but … 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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HYBRID EXPLORATIONS: Art.Downtown Closing Reception

Photo: Matt Gubancsik, Brianna Baurichter Performance, 2015. The Calvin College Department of Art and Art History is proud to present HYBRID EXPLORATIONS. This exhibition showcases the two-dimensional charcoal work and the creative performative practice of Brianna Baurichter, artist and MFA … Continue reading

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CONTRIBUTION & RECIPROCATION: Open Studio Night at (106) Gallery and Studio

Join Open Studio Night Wednesday, March 23, at (106) Gallery and Studio, 6pm for CONTRIBUTION & RECIPROCATION: an introductory charcoal drawing workshop, led by (106) featured artist, Brianna Baurichter. We’ll begin our evening with a short performance-based program, COMMUNE, led by Brianna. … Continue reading

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Ai Weiwei Exhibition Comes to Frederik Meijer Gardens

We eagerly await the January 2017 exhibition opening at Grand Rapids’ Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park featuring the work of international artist Ai Weiwei. From Artdaily:  “Landmark 2017 exhibition to bring Ai Weiwei’s vision to Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park” … Continue reading

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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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