Category Archives: Studio Art

Book Making Workshop at Calvin’s (106) Gallery

Join Open Studio Night at Calvin’s (106) Gallery on Wednesday, February 24 at 6pm for a introductory bookmaking workshop. Instructor Sara will guide us through a bookmaking project, and will share her tips, advice, and know-how during this special Open Studio … Continue reading

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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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Why Handmade Ceramics Are White Hot

  Some thoughts from New York Times Fashion and Style contributor, Tim McKeough, on the recent upsurge of interest in handmade ceramic ware. McKeough, Tim. “Why Handmade Ceramics are White Hot.” The New York Times (16 December 2015) Handcrafted small-batch ceramics … Continue reading

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Visual Arts Guild | Amoldar

The Visual Arts Guild curated a show for this year’s Art.Downtown event on April 11 held at the (106) gallery.

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Art.Downtown | Amoldar

The Visual Arts Guild has been putting together a show for Art.Downtown, which will take place on the evening of April 11. Amoldar will be held at the (106) Gallery downtown from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. Be sure to stop by and see work … Continue reading

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(to) cotton

(to) cotton, the show curated by the Visual Arts Guild for the Artist Collaborative event, will be up until April 4. Stop by sc100 to see what Calvin students have been working on in their studios this semester.

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Visual Arts Guild | (to) cotton

The Visual Arts Guild is looking for student work for (to) cotton !  All are welcome to submit in any medium! – Place your work on the counter in the painting studio (sc101) under the VAG lights. Submissions are due by 4 p.m. on … Continue reading

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Avenue for the Arts | Art.Downtown

400 Artists, 38 Destinations, 3 Trolleys, 1 Night Launching into its fifth year, this gallery, studio and shop hop will feature several hundred artists, showing in galleries, businesses and studio spaces in downtown Grand Rapids. Visitors from all over west … Continue reading

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