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UICA Offers Free Seminar Series For Youth

by (UICA)

Submitted 12-16-2010 under NONPROFITS

This February, UICA's ArtWorks Youth Program will offer a free Seminar Series. This series will feature films, workshops, and presentations by local professional artists. All program offerings will introduce students to current issues facing our...

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Holiday Artists' Market Feature: Shelly Klein

by (UICA)

Submitted 11-29-2010 under NONPROFITS

UICA's 22nd Annual Holiday Artists' Market is right around the corner and we asked the artists a few questions about their products for the market. Below Shelly Klein of k studio answered our questions.Tell us a little about yourself.I live in Grand...

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Wendy Jo Carlton Returns to GR to Screen "Hannah Free"

by (chuckfilms)

Submitted 04-21-2010 under OPINION

On Friday April 23 Grand Rapidians will have the opportunity to welcome home filmmaker, director and artist Wendy Jo Carlton as she presents her feature-film directorial debut, "Hannah Free" at Wealthy Theatre.  The film is being presented...

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UICA Interview: Wendy Kawabata

by (UICA)

Submitted 04-21-2010 under NONPROFITS

Pull, Poke, Fold showcases recent work by Wendy Kawabata. The work explores simple activities of the hand, remediation of everyday materials in contemporary art practice, and the power of repetitive process. The work is used as a presentation of...

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Rainbarrel Workshop is a Hit

by (mnickels5)

Submitted 03-29-2010 under NEWS

  The unmistakable, sugary smell of Coca-Cola effervesces from twenty white-plastic barrels scattered about a room in an activity center on West Fulton Street. Saturday, “The Other Way” Ministries hosted a rain-barrel workshop in conjunction...

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1,200 GRPS Students Exhibit at UICA!

by (UICA)

Submitted 03-17-2010 under NONPROFITS

Each year, UICA is host to one of the most vibrant and eclectic exhibitions in Grand Rapids. This city-wide art show celebrates the creativity of over 1, 200 students from 73 public and shared-time schools within the Grand Rapids Public Schools....

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Downtown: Free-Style (part II)

by (mnickels5)

Submitted 03-15-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Same great fun, now with 0 cost. For this second installment of, “Downtown: Free-Style,” you are invited to take a tour of the city. Put on some good walking shoes, bring a camera and a map, and get ready to enjoy all the free activities our city...

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Downtown: Free-Style (part I)

by (mnickels5)

Submitted 03-08-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Why pay when you can have fun for free (or close to it)? Downtown Grand Rapids has hundreds of places to go and things to do. Entire Web sites and advertising campaigns tout the day-time events and vibrant nightlife, but these things cost money. All...

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UICA: Interview with Chad Curtis

by (UICA)

Submitted 02-15-2010 under NONPROFITS

New work by Chad Curtis investigates the relationship of organic, living beings to the complex, nuanced environment and digital landscape. Each piece utilizes, to some degree, a crude, home brewed fabrication-and-drawing machine that relies on...

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Apply for UICA's ArtWorks Program

by (UICA)

Submitted 01-08-2010 under NONPROFITS

Join the Spring ArtWorks youth program and experience an eight-week series that includes films, hands-on activities, and workshops run by contemporary artists and local businesses. ArtWorks is a free program, for ages 14–19, that introduces young...

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