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The Potter's House School making art from the rubbish

by Jamie Treadwell (jamietreadwell)

Submitted 09-20-2016 under NEWS

I’m going to change the way I look at a person… and the way I treat a person as well. (Adeline Andreas, 17) Students of The Potter's House high school in Grand Rapids made an impact in Mexico this summer. Now, to capture the...

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Light Impressions

by Chantal Van Heest (Merizon Studio)

Submitted 03-15-2015 under

Join us in celebrating the opening of Light Impressions, art exibit for local artists, Kathleen Kalinowski and Connie Kuhnle with a wine and hors d'oeuvre reception on Saturday, May 16th from 4 pm to 8pm. The show will run through Saturday, June...

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Chris Stoffel Overvoorde Benefit Art Sale

by Feeding America West Michigan (Feeding America...)

Submitted 03-10-2015 under

On April 24 and 25, local painter Chris Stoffel Overvoorde will hold an art sale to benefit Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank. One third of all sales will be donated to the organization. Overvoorde’s drawings, watercolors, and oil...

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Chris Stoffel Overvoorde Benefit Art Sale

by Feeding America West Michigan (Feeding America...)

Submitted 03-10-2015 under

On April 24 and 25, local painter Chris Stoffel Overvoorde will hold an art sale to benefit Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank. One third of all sales will be donated to the organization. Overvoorde’s drawings, watercolors, and oil...

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Hideous delight of paint steals show in "Buying Friends" at UICA

by Kevin Buist (kevinbuist)

Submitted 01-07-2015 under OPINION

There’s a collection of funny, grotesque, brilliant work on view at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art (UICA) right now. Buying Friends: The Kortman Collection is on view through February 15. There’s also a collector’s talk...

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Heartside Gallery and Studio on Etsy

by Heartside Gallery and Studio (Heartside Galle...)

Submitted 03-07-2013 under NONPROFITS

Purchasing unique and intuitive art, from Heartside’s self-taught artists, is now available on Etsy!  Heartside Gallery and Studio, located on the edge of downtown Grand Rapids, has been around for 20 years. It offers the Heartside...

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Local artists to share meditative paintings, sculptures at Dominican Center

by Dominican Center at Marywood (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 12-03-2012 under NONPROFITS

Dominican Center at Marywood Art Gallery is displaying the works of Mic Carlson and Joachim Lally, CSP through the month of December. Most of the works are available for purchase. ABOUT THE ARTISTS Mic Carlson was born and raised in Grand...

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Glancing back, looking forward on the Avenue

by Danielle Walsh (DWalsh)

Submitted 11-02-2012 under OPINION

When I moved into a live/work space in Martineau Apartments last year, artists had already been on Division Avenue for years, acting as agents of change alongside tenacious business and building owners. I was very excited to join the ranks of this...

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Literacy Center Partners with Artist Erick Picardo

by Literacy Center of West Michigan (LiteracyCenter)

Submitted 04-12-2011 under NONPROFITS

The Literacy Center of West Michigan is proud to partner with local artist Erick Picardo. His painting, “Pulse of the Saints,” is now featured in the Center's lobby. “Pulse of the Saints,” Picardo says...

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