The Rapidian

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Walking a tightrope between race, art in Grand Rapids

by Avenue for the Arts (AvenuefortheArts)

Submitted 12-16-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Derrick Hollowell drops a stack of large paper bags onto the floor. He turns toward me and says “We’re going to curate this show together.” The bags are full of paintings and sketches composed by Hollowell during his 10 years of...

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New perspectives built on creative foundation

by Avenue for the Arts (AvenuefortheArts)

Submitted 08-05-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

The character of South Division Avenue between Fulton and Wealthy is unlike any other. This collection of blocks is inhabited by makers and organizers who are active, creative and motivated to provide artistic experiences for the community. The...

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