Tag Archives: Faculty

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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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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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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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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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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Another Great Thing about the Grand Rapids Art Scene

Mandy Cano Villalobos, Undocumented Histories (installation), 2015. (image: ArtPrize) We’re thrilled that SiTE:LAB here in Grand Rapids made HyperAllergic’s top ten list of 2015 exhibitions outside of New York and Los Angeles. Even better, the contribution of our own Mandy Cano … Continue reading

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Congratulations!!!

Congratulations to Jo-Ann VanReeuwyk, recipient of the 2015 Presidential Award for Exemplary Teaching! To read more about it visit: http://www.calvin.edu/news/archive/nurturer-of-sacred-space

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Ceramics Panel

On Friday, April 17 the Center Art Gallery will host a ceramics panel discussion at 6pm in the CFAC Recital Hall. Professor Anna Greidanus will moderate a discussion with panelists Dr. Nicholas Wolterstorff, Noah Porter Professor of Philosophical Theology, Yale … Continue reading

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