Kendall College of Art and Design

Design Makes a Difference: "Art of The Lived Experiment" and "Icebreaker" at KCAD's Fed Gallery

by (ElenaGlynis)

Submitted 04-21-2015 under OPINION

The author's previous review of "Art of the Lived Experiment" at the UICA can be found here.  A friend of mine pointed out that there's a difference between an art exhibit's curation and its design: Curation is...

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Disart Stories Matter: Liz Bartlett shares the experience, science of designing speciality fashion for children with disabilities

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

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. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. This story was...

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GR Forward Thinking continues series with noted urbanist Don Edwards

by (erictank)

Submitted 11-25-2014 under NEWS

On Thursday, December 4 at 6 p.m., the GR Forward Thinking Speaker Series continues with "Economic Development and Equity" at Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD). This second events will feature Don Edwards, Principal of Justice and...

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Plaster Creek Stewards stepping out: Connecting Grand Rapids with Sarnia, Okayama

by (Calvin College)

Submitted 11-25-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Written by by Gail Gunst Heffner and David Warners In late October, two members of the leadership team of Plaster Creek Stewards traveled to Canada to give a talk, “Caring for Our Place: A Multifaceted Approach” at the Judith and...

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Window Wonderland Competition to light up downtown for holiday season

by (DowntownGR)

Submitted 11-11-2014 under NEWS

The Window Wonderland competition will begin its second year on November 13 as local art students partner with downtown businesses to create spectacular window displays over the holiday season. Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. (DGRI) and Kendall...

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Shortlist reveals insight into juror selection process

by (Holly)

Submitted 09-30-2014 under NEWS

On Monday at 7 p.m., the category jurors for this year's ArtPrize competition revealed their top selections to the public in the ArtPrize HUB (41 Sheldon Avenue SE). The event, broadcast live on WOODTV 8 and at Rosa Parks Circle, included juror...

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Official Exhibition, Showcase venues offer curated themes, longer hours, amenities

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 09-23-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Every year ArtPrize works with local museums and institutions to facilitate the art competition. Exhibition Centers showcase a large concentration of ArtPrize entries, and are also places where visitors can vote, pick up event guides, buy ArtPrize...

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Kendall ArtPrize exhibits "I Am: Money Matters"

by (erictank)

Submitted 09-19-2014 under NEWS

The "I Am: Money Matters" exhibit explores the role in which money, or the lack of it, plays in all of our lives. From the playfully uplifting and finely crafted work by Sonya Clark to William Powhida's sardonic diatribe about ArtPrize...

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Downtown art venues showcase Michigan's midcentury modern design

by (Lindsay Fischer)

Submitted 06-25-2014 under NEWS

This summer, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids Art Museum and Kendall College of Art and Design have collaborated to feature exhibitions centered on Michigan's design heritage, specifically the state's role in the...

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Greener Grads launches cap and gown recycling program

by (erictank)

Submitted 05-20-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

A new Grand Rapids based startup is emphasizing sustainability in an industry that has typically contributed to the throw-away culture of modern America. Graduation gowns, a keepsake item, have a one time purpose. Once the graduation ceremony is...

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