Kendall College of Art and Design

Visit the Kendall Graduate Studios this Year at Art.Downtown.

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 04-14-2011 under NONPROFITS

  The Kendall College of Art and Design Graduate Studio space features 35 KCAD grads majoring in Printmaking, Drawing, Painting and Photography.  Their work ranges from highly rendered figurative work to abstract forms and patterns—...

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Community Foundation Awards $375,000 in New Grants

by (GRCommFound)

Submitted 04-14-2011 under NONPROFITS

In 1940, Grand Rapids Community Foundation made its first grant to a fledgling art school in Grand Rapids. It was followed by subsequent grants of $100 each in 1941 for the Kendall Memorial School and in 1942 for the David Wolcott Kendall School. In...

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Catalyst Radio: Art.Downtown to hold its largest pop-up gallery event yet

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-08-2011 under NONPROFITS

INTERVIEW (9:08) The annual Art.Downtown event is coming up and has a larger footprint than ever before. This year, Kendall College of Art and Design is opening up their graduate studios just over the highway while Site:Lab hosts their first major...

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Grand Rapids student fashions creative footwear, builds business

by (GRCC Compositio...)

Submitted 03-09-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

This article was written and edited by Amie Guin, Doug Johnson, Aly Lemire, and Catherine Lynema for EN 102-4433 at GRCC. Who needs a pair of those high-priced, designer-labeled shoes that you can only pick up at a fancy retail shop? There is no...

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Tanya Eby: Writer, Reader, Teacher and Blunderwoman

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 02-22-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Reader reviews of Tanya Eby's first book, Easy Does It use phrases like chick lit, addictive as a bag of Doritos and cute. The reviewers also write that it is wickedly funny and insightful. Reviewers claim to laugh out loud. All of this pleases Eby...

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Hits and Messes: World Affairs Council presents Great Decisions lecture series

by (jeffcrafter)

Submitted 02-11-2011 under NEWS

The Great Decisions foreign policy lecture series at Aquinas College features speakers from multiple disciplines speaking on topics from the cutting edge in the fast-changing realm of world affairs. The series, presented annually, is...

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Dreamers Become Artists at Outside The Lines

by (otlgr)

Submitted 01-28-2011 under NONPROFITS

Tomorrow (Saturday, January 29th) brings the first annual "Outside the Lines" event to the Sazerac Lounge in Grand Rapids. Local "non-artists" are putting the last finishes on their entries, which will be voted on between 6PM-9PM at the event (...

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Oak Hill Cemetery Part II: The individuals buried there and their contributions to GR

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 10-07-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

This is part two of a two part series talking about the History of Oak Hill Cemetery and the people buried there. I also spoke with Fred Quillin, who is a local history buff, to get a citizens perspective on the cemeteries in this great city....

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Oak Hill Cemetery Part I: Architecture and history of a city treasure

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 10-04-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

This is part one of a two-part series talking about the history of Oak Hill Cemetery and the people buried there. In this part, we will discuss the architecture and layout of the cemetery. Most Grand Rapidians have driven past the Oak Hill Cemetery...

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“The Portrayal of Women” a visual representation of women in advertising's past

by (Jewly Warren)

Submitted 08-31-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

If you have ever had the privlidge of meeting Silk Screen Artist, Amy TenBarge, you know she is a firecracker. She received a Bachelors in Fine Art and Fine Art Education from Kendall College of Art and Design, continued on to finish her Master of...

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