"Hard Femme" art exhibit to examine gender issues

by (empichot)

Submitted 08-07-2013 under NEWS

"Hard femme is femme’s iron-pumpin', boot-wearin', always sneerin' cousin," says Miranda Sharp, curator of the exhibit. "Hard femme is tough, DIY, takin' care of business, down 'n dirty and no-bullshit. Hard...

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Con Artist Crew brings activism, visionaries to art scene

by (empichot)

Submitted 07-09-2013 under NEWS

Vivid black and white painted walls greet me as I enter the Con Artist Crew gallery space one afternoon. Despite the distraction of noisy traffic outside and the loud, color-rich art that adorn the walls, the soft-spoken voices of Magdalene Law and...

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Cabin-Time heads west

by (empichot)

Submitted 07-08-2013 under NEWS

Cabin-Time is an opportunity to leave the world behind and discover another one. Twice a year since January 2012, Cabin-Time has brought artists, photographers, writers, designers, chefs and every other kind of creative from all around the country...

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Catalyst Radio: The Market presented by Avenue For The Arts is Saturday

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 06-07-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio is featured Avenue For The Arts, and its Market highlighting artists and businesses and the community of South...

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History of Heartside artists captured in upcoming book, seeks funding

by (Heartside Galle...)

Submitted 04-26-2013 under NONPROFITS

This year, to mark the 20th anniversary of Heartside Gallery and Studio, we're showing off our artists and history with the book “An Irregular Heartbeat: the Artists of Heartside Gallery and Studio.” To ensure that the story of our Heartside artists...

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"TRIP THE LIGHT: MYTHICAL" at Wealthy Theatre, May 11

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 04-11-2013 under NONPROFITS

Presale tickets are on sale now for TRIP THE LIGHT: MYTHICAL which takes place at Wealthy Theatre on May 11, 2013 at 8 p.m. Grand Rapids dance collective Dance in the Annex (DITA) performs two annual, collaborative dance/music concerts at Wealthy...

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Call For Musicians: Trip The Light 2013

by (DITA)

Submitted 12-19-2012 under NONPROFITS

  Dance in the Annex (DITA) & ArtPeers invite local composers, musicians and singer-songwriters to submit original pieces of music for TRIP THE LIGHT 2013 (May 11, 2013). Submission deadline for musicians: January 18, 2013. TRIP THE LIGHT...

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ArtPeers to participate at SiTE:LAB during ArtPrize 2012

by (ArtPeers)

Submitted 09-17-2012 under NONPROFITS

ArtPeers is proud this year to participate in the SiTE:LAB venue during ArtPrize 2012. ArtPeers is participating in two ways: presenting a kiosk and presenting the debut of a new video series, all during the weeks of ArtPrize at SiTE:LAB. Kiosk: We...

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Introducing art collective "We Live in Piles"

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 09-07-2012 under NONPROFITS

We Live in Piles is Grand Rapids’ newest up and coming artist collective. The members are: Annie DeYoung, Stephanie Voelck, Danielle Dunn, Meghan Kelly, Katie Meyer and Jessica Shelton. Between the six lovely ladies, there is a slew of...

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Artists put finishing touches on Art.Downtown.

by (jtstoner)

Submitted 04-13-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

This week there was a flurry of activity all across downtown Grand Rapids as artists scrambled to get their pieces up for Art.Downtown 2012. This one-night only art event is happening from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. tonight. Studios, galleries, shops and...

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