The Rapidian

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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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AIGA West Michigan 2016 Member Meeting

by (aigawestmi)

Submitted 01-26-2016 under

Join us in kicking off the new year at AIGA West Michigan’s annual Member Meeting. We’ve got lots to share including a recap of 2015 milestones and a preview of what’s to come. Help us decide what’s most relevant to you by...

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A moveable feast of tasty art at "Buffet"

by (ElenaGlynis)

Submitted 06-08-2015 under OPINION

"I've always wanted to do a show about food, because food is my jam." Glitter Milk Gallery owner Miranda sharp's love of food inspired the gallery's newest show, "Buffet," a smorgasboard of fun food-themed paintings,...

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Impart: Chicago-based artist and ArtPrize entrant Nate Otto discusses art

by (empichot)

Submitted 09-09-2013 under NEWS

Impart seeks to preface ArtPrize by asking artists essential questions about art.  Nate Otto is a visual artist based in Chicago who was born in Lansing, Michigan. His work is greatly inspired by cities and the people that live there. His entry...

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Teresa Z Illustration debuts at The Market

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 05-14-2013 under NONPROFITS

  Teresa Z is excitedly getting ready to show at her first art market of the summer: The Market Presented by Avenue for the Arts. Since graduating from GVSU with a BFA in sculpture, she had taken a break from creating art and has spent the...

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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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GR Comics Society to hold release party for its long awaited first collection

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 05-24-2011 under NEWS

When the Grand Rapids Comic Society formed two years ago, they dreamed of assembling an anthology to be able to say, "Look, Grand Rapids! We are establishing a comics scene, and we are the artists." This Thursday at 6 p.m. at The Sparrows...

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Artist with local roots returns to GR for opening reception

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 01-05-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Edward Gorey's morbid alphabet ("A is for Amy who fell down the stairs"), Charley Harper's works of wildlife curved into letters... Stylized alphabets recede into the distance, but illustrator Christopher Apap feels he is bringing something new to...

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Honest Words and Mysterious Characters; The Work of Rebecca Green

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 05-26-2010 under NONPROFITS

An artist’s studio can reveal a lot about an artist and their process. Recently, Rebecca Green, an illustration student, allowed us a behind-the-scenes look at her studio, inspirations, and plans for the future. In the core of Kendall College of Art...

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