The Rapidian

Urban Institute for Contemporary Art

"Coming Home" exhibition shared at UICA now through February

by (lydiajoy)

Submitted 12-01-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

This season at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art (UICA), a series called "Coming Home" features a diverse group of Michigan artists focusing on exploratory development, comings and goings, seasonal changes and the importance of...

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Rapidian on the street: The Great Race

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-03-2015 under NONPROFITS

"The scent of crayons is one of the most recognizable smells and has a direct correlation with childhood. This year, [Michael] Peoples is once again using color and scent to evoke an emotional experience with 'The Great Race,'"...

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SENSE what is in store for you at UICA

by (Ben Snider)

Submitted 09-16-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Have you ever wondered how art tastes? The UICA will give you the opportunity to stimulate your senses with their ArtPrize Seven exhibit that takes the viewer on a journey of the faculties that makes for a unique way to experience the creativity of...

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Hideous delight of paint steals show in "Buying Friends" at UICA

by (kevinbuist)

Submitted 01-07-2015 under OPINION

There’s a collection of funny, grotesque, brilliant work on view at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art (UICA) right now. Buying Friends: The Kortman Collection is on view through February 15. There’s also a collector’s talk...

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UICA + KCAD: What can we expect from this new alliance?

by (tfox)

Submitted 08-24-2013 under OPINION

During the campus meeting Tuesday morning, KCAD president David Rosen indicated that the college would be engaging in a collaborative relationship with UICA, so when the formal announcement was made on Friday morning, it wasn’t entirely...

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UICA Sells Over 700 Pieces of ArtWork for $25-50

by (UICA)

Submitted 08-17-2011 under NONPROFITS

In celebration of UICA’s new building opening in July 2011 (7/11), UICA is selling over 700 pieces of artwork for $25 or $50. This salon-style exhibition and fundraiser features works of art from regional, national and international artists of...

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Live Coverage Feature: Linda LaFontsee and Nuel Friend

by (UICA)

Submitted 02-16-2011 under NONPROFITS

Showcasing more than fifty of West Michigan’s most exciting visual artists, Live Coverage features one-of-a-kind works of art, created right before your eyes! This unique fundraiser is a must for collectors, designers, and anyone with a...

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