Art Gallery

Loosely Bound exhibition consists of beautiful pieces backed by powerful concept

by (Gabi Brown)

Submitted 08-04-2015 under OPINION

"Loosely Bound," the current exhibit at (106) Gallery on South Division, quietly invites you in and ask for you to look closely. It is muted, it is minimal; but upon a closer look, it is strong and deliberate. The exhibit opened at (106)...

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Craft House creates place for opportunity, community, conversations about art

by (Gabi Brown)

Submitted 07-24-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

In many ways, Craft House is not your average art gallery. It’s a blank canvas just waiting for new artists to come and color it with their own vision. The 300 square-foot gallery space has 50 linear feet of bare white walls which transform...

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Ever expanding Have Company to add gallery wall to giftshop

by (erictank)

Submitted 11-04-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

The South Division Avenue corridor boutique shop and maker residency is expanding programming with its inaugural gallery space featuring the work of Brenda Beerhorst and Hillery Sproatt.  Local builder and art collector Michael DeMaagd...

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ArtLustr app expands accessibility to gallery art purchases

by (erictank)

Submitted 09-09-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

The ArtLustr app is a new technology introduced in Grand Rapids from Con Artist Crew co-owners Magdalene Law and Katie Moore that makes purchasing art from exhibitions more efficient.  ArtLustr LLC, which partnered with Tiger Studio, ...

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Modern Twist

by (Megan Dupuy)

Submitted 08-15-2014 under

Art Opening at LaFontsee Galleries’ NEW Douglas Location! Sat Oct 11th, come and see “Modern Twist”, the final show of LG’s 2014 Douglas season. Coinciding on the same day is the Annual Douglas “Gallery Stroll”....

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URBAN/RURAL, Michigan Outlook

by (Megan Dupuy)

Submitted 08-15-2014 under

Art Opening and LIVE JAZZ at LaFontsee Galleries’ NEW Douglas Location! Sat Sept 6th, come and see “URBAN/RURAL, Michigan Outlook”, a collection of works highlighting Michigan’s diversity, depicted by a group of enormously...

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PaLatté Coffee and Art blends love for art with pleasure of coffee

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 08-06-2013 under NEWS

Maria and Federico Farias, both who sell their work online, understand that galleries can be intimidating, especially based on cost. “Personally, from my life, I have always been intimidated of galleries. I won’t be able to afford what...

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Andrew Castagne opens up The Shallows Art Gallery to community

by (campbelletara)

Submitted 11-01-2012 under OPINION

  Andrew Castagne was born and raised in Sault Sainte Marie, MI before moving to Grand Rapids three years ago to attend Kendall College of Art and Design. Castagne’s artistic and creative gears have always been turning at high speed. He...

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Diversity of art collected in new West Michigan guide

by (Carol Shirey)

Submitted 07-03-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

A brand new guide has hit the streets in West Michigan. Now, in addition to the Grand Rapids Dining Guide and the Michigan Beer Guide, there is a publication designed to help you find a diverse selection of art-oriented events and galleries in West...

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Con Artist Crew looks to change the perception of art in Grand Rapids

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 05-08-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

In October 2011, Magdalene Law and Reuben Garcia, both graduates of Kendall College of Art and Design, teamed up to form Con Artist Crew. Having had work displayed in galleries around the city, the two artists decided it was time to take the next...

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