Category Archives: Studio Art

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 Art Alumnus Bjorn Sparrman at Yve YANG Gallery, Boston

Congratulations and good wishes to Calvin College Art Alumnus Bjorn Sparrman. Sparrman’s solo exhibition Two Pieces will be on view at Boston’s Yve YANG Gallery April 7 – April 20, 2017. Sparrman received his BFA at Calvin College in 2012, … Continue reading

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Calvin Emeritus Chris Stoffel Overvoorde continues to spark positive change

Calvin College emeritus painting professor Chris Stoffel Overvoorde continues to spark positive change in his Grand Rapids community. Overvoorde served as an art professor at Calvin College for 31 years, and stood as Director of Exhibitions for nearly 10. Today,  the … Continue reading

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Student Organization Spotlight: Dialogue

This past Monday evening, the Calvin College Dialogue student organization hosted a lovely gathering to celebrate the release of Dialogue Volume 49.1. Students, staff, and faculty met in the cozy Fish House space to share in the publication release, as … Continue reading

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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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Intermediate and Advanced Painting Students Explore the Detroit Art Scene

This past Saturday, Calvin’s intermediate and advanced painting students took on Detroit as they explored the city’s local arts scene. Visiting Professor of Art and Art History, Mandy Cano Villalobos, organized and facilitated the trip, making stops at a variety … 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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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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HYBRID EXPLORATIONS: (106) Gallery Exhibition Opening and Performance

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 candidate at Kendall College of Art and … Continue reading

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