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Impart: Artist Tim Stoelting asserts "art is a tool for generating change"

by (empichot)

Submitted 09-27-2013 under NEWS

Impart seeks to preface ArtPrize by asking artists essential questions about art.  Tim Stoelting is an artist who plays around with people's perceptions of the spaces and objects around them. With his ArtPrize entry "...

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Impart: Brooklyn artist Mark Reigelman argues art should trigger sensory experience

by (empichot)

Submitted 09-20-2013 under NEWS

Impart seeks to preface ArtPrize by asking artists essential questions about art.  Mark Reigelman is an artist based in Brooklyn who specializes in site-specific installations and public art. His work is significantly influenced by the site...

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Poetry and sculpture collaboration installed for ArtPrize

by (empichot)

Submitted 09-18-2013 under NEWS

This year at ArtPrize one can expect to find a little haven from all the chase enusing art enthusiasm. Right in front of the main entrance of GVSU's Eberhard Center, near the Blue Bridge and at the heart of it all is a quiet place where visitors...

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Lamp Light music festival gearing up for second year

by (erictank)

Submitted 09-17-2013 under NEWS

Lamp Light Music Festival's inaugural kickoff last fall proved to be a popular success. So now John Hanson, event founder and organizer, is gearing up for year two, to be held November 1, 2 and 3. The event will once again be in the Eastown...

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Blue bridge to be draped in color for ArtPrize

by (empichot)

Submitted 09-04-2013 under NEWS

Liz Miller, an artist from Good Thunder, Minnesota, is currently working on an installation piece inspired by the Grand River for ArtPrize. It will be located on the Blue Bridge. "I was very interested in using the river as a starting point to...

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New Grand Rapids Bishop ordained, installed

by (erictank)

Submitted 06-24-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

An Episcopal mass at the Cathedral of St. Andrew was the setting for the ordination and installation of His Excellency The Most Reverand David John Walkowiak on June 18. Due to the high profile nature and packed-to-capacity arena of this event, I...

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Screwed Rapids at the UICA

by (Liz Winkelman)

Submitted 09-21-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Interview with ArtPrize artists, The Screwed Arts Collective, about their collaborative piece at the UICA and learning that it’s more about the process than the product.   If you take a walk up Fulton Street in downtown Grand Rapids and...

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Artist Maya Lin lectures about past and current work to a packed crowd at the GRAM

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 10-02-2010 under NEWS

A couple hundred tushes warmed 275 seats, plastic and winged, to receive Maya Lin this evening at the Grand Rapids Art Museum. The artist is best known nationally for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC. In Grand Rapids, "Ecliptic"...

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"Evaporative Buildings" at UICA

by (UICA)

Submitted 09-28-2010 under NONPROFITS

Right around the corner from UICA's entrance is Alex Schweder La's "Evaporative Buildings," on Weston St. This "Evaporative Buildings" installation is located in UICA's loading dock and is made from projections and mechanically induced mist. The...

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Micaela de Vivero Installation at UICA

by (UICA)

Submitted 09-10-2010 under NONPROFITS

Micaela de Vivero was born in Munich, Germany. As a child her parents moved to Quito, Ecuador, where she grew up. She finished undergraduate studies in studio art at Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador, and pursued graduate school in...

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