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(106) Gallery

Dark Flight: Work by Ryan Thompson

by (106) Gallery (106 Gallery)

Submitted 10-17-2013 under

Through appropriated, altered, and original lens-based imagery, ³Dark Flight² borrows aesthetic and poetic surplus from the practices of meteoritics, ornithology, and rock collecting to better understand how humans search for, perceive,...

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106 Gallery to host Grand Rapids Zine Fest Saturday, August 24

by Ryan Collins (r.r.collins11)

Submitted 08-21-2013 under NEWS

On Saturday, August 24 local organizers and zine makers will gather for the first Grand Rapids Zine Fest. The free festival will be held 12-6 p.m. at the (106) Gallery (106 South Division). Throughout the day, Grand Rapids Zine Fest...

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Submission Deadline - Exhibition Slots at (106) Gallery

by (106) Gallery (106 Gallery)

Submitted 04-17-2013 under

The Calvin College (106) Gallery is accepting proposals for solo or group art exhibitions this summer. It can accommodate a variety of media. Exhibition slots are May 24-June 28 and July 12-August 16. There is no submission fee. Requirements: - 1...

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Art opening showcases explorations in bookmaking at 106 Gallery

by Brittany Beezhold (Brittany Beezhold)

Submitted 02-25-2013 under NEWS

Tiny triangular books, sculptural birds, dissected books and traditionally bound codex books were among the variety of books that lined the tables of the 106 Gallery’s basement gallery space. On Friday from 5-9 p.m., Calvin College’s Art...

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Daniel Farnum's photography hits home

by Laurel Green (laurelgreen)

Submitted 07-23-2012 under OPINION

Impoverished circumstances as the subject matter for art is nothing new, especially within Michigan. Many artists and photographers have flocked to Detroit in particular to document the culmination of the city’s downfall. Though this...

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YOUNG BLOOD: MICHIGAN'S URBAN YOUTH

by (106) Gallery (106 Gallery)

Submitted 07-13-2012 under

Photos taken with large view cameras and medium format of youth in Flint, Detroit, Saginaw, Ypsilanti, and GR. His work adresses the American experience, landscape and culture. In this body of work, Farnum's images focus on the "...

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FILM NIGHT: BANKSY'S EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP

by (106) Gallery (106 Gallery)

Submitted 04-02-2012 under

This Wednesday night, Open Studio Night will be showing Exit Through the Gift Shop on the big screen at the gallery!  "This is the inside story of Street Art - a brutal and revealing account of what happens when fame, money and vandalism...

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Vintage Soirée

by (106) Gallery (106 Gallery)

Submitted 02-22-2012 under

Vintage Soirée, a gathering of vintage retail will take place at 106 S. Division Avenue in the (106) Gallery one day only this Saturday from 1 – 7 PM. Local vintage retailers will have clothing, records and housewares for sale during this...

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CABIN-TIME: PORKIES Opening Reception at 106 Gallery

by (106) Gallery (106 Gallery)

Submitted 02-17-2012 under

Cabin-Time is a roaming artist residency to remote places. http://cabintime.tumblr.com/ C.T. #1 was to an 8-bunk C.C.C. cabin in the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, in Ontonagon, Michigan (Upper Peninsula). Artists: Geoffrey Holstad (...

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Local artist invites you into the living room of an immigrant family

by Lindsay McHolme (lindsmcholme)

Submitted 06-07-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Mandy Burrow, a local artist and art professor at Calvin College, seeks to foster an exchange between United States natives and immigrants in her current installation, "Americans." "Americans" invites viewers into the recreated living rooms of three...

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