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Artist feature from UICA: Jordan Gaza

by (UICA)

Submitted 03-06-2018 under NONPROFITS

Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts invites you to learn more about West Michigan's creative workforce, neighboring cultural organizations, and about ways to engage with Grand Rapids' art-scene with interviews and guest features...

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Local artist feature from UICA: Sofía Ramirez Hernandez

by (UICA)

Submitted 08-29-2017 under NONPROFITS

Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts invites you to learn more about West Michigan's creative workforce, neighboring cultural organizations, and about ways to engage with Grand Rapids' art-scene with interviews and guest features...

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Alejandro Ruiz se acuerda de como un amor inspiró su carrera artística

by (Elevating Voices)

Submitted 11-12-2014 under NONPROFITS

Read this article in English | Leer este artículo en inglés Construimos comunidad cuando compartimos nuestras historias – si son de una memoria, una experiencia o solamente diciendo lo que pensamos es bueno de este lugar. El proyecto de...

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Story Matters: Alejandro Ruiz recalls how crush started drawing career

by (Elevating Voices)

Submitted 11-12-2014 under NONPROFITS

Leer este artículo en español | Read this article in Spanish We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. The Elevating Voices project is...

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GRAM exhibit "Marks of Genius" reveals how artists think

by (RickBeerhorst)

Submitted 11-11-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

To me looking at artists' drawings is like watching the special features on a DVD: it reveals the process. To look at a drawing is to peek behind the curtain. This particular collection of drawings comes to The Grand Rapids Art Museum from the...

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ArtPrize Artist Profile: Looking back in time with Robert Watkins

by (autumnleffewrichards)

Submitted 09-28-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Since the year 2009, autumn in Grand Rapids has boomed with an extravaganza showcasing the arts: the colorful, exciting rendezvous termed ArtPrize. In many ways, ArtPrize has become a movement, displaying the uniqueness and individuality the city...

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UICA participates in national drawing event during Spring Break

by (UICA)

Submitted 03-23-2012 under NONPROFITS

From March 24 to April 7, UICA will be participating in a national community festival called Draw On! Introduced in 2006 by the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, Connecticut, Draw On! was founded as a way to bring people of all ages...

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Under Pressure: Artists Supporting the UICA

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 02-09-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Imagine working with someone looking over your shoulder. Imagine strangers commenting on what you're working on. Add in some distractions like music; groups of people talking, laughing, drinking and eating all the time you're working. Sound like fun...

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Creative youth showcased in Boys & Girls Clubs' 2009 Club Member Art Show

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 12-11-2009 under NONPROFITS

Portrait sketches being drawn by a Steil Club employee, glittery gak covering the hands of curious children, and amazing artwork hanging in the gallery. On Friday, Dec. 4th, Boys & Girls Club of Grand Rapids hosted its annual Club Member Art...

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