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Local Artist Highlight: Jacob Wiseheart

by (Avenueforthearts)

Submitted 03-17-2024 under NONPROFITS

In Jacob Wiseheart’s words, “Art has really saved my life. It has a therapeutic quality for me. People are always interested in the artist’s thought process. They have an instinctive desire to know the artist’s mind. I love...

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Loosely Bound exhibition consists of beautiful pieces backed by powerful concept

by (Gabi Brown)

Submitted 08-04-2015 under OPINION

"Loosely Bound," the current exhibit at (106) Gallery on South Division, quietly invites you in and ask for you to look closely. It is muted, it is minimal; but upon a closer look, it is strong and deliberate. The exhibit opened at (106)...

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First Fridays to return to Division corridor

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 02-03-2015 under NEWS

Avenue for the Arts will host its first First Friday event of the season on Friday, February 6. Pop-up galleries and art venues will be open along Division Ave. between Fulton St. and Wealthy St. from 6-10 p.m. Not only is this the first of the...

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New perspectives built on creative foundation

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 08-05-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

The character of South Division Avenue between Fulton and Wealthy is unlike any other. This collection of blocks is inhabited by makers and organizers who are active, creative and motivated to provide artistic experiences for the community. The...

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LANDMARKED: Mapping Journeys through Book Arts

by (106 Gallery)

Submitted 05-14-2014 under

LANDMARKED Mapping Journeys through Book Arts From May 2 - June 13, the Calvin College Department of Art and Art History is proud to present "LANDMARKED: Mapping Journeys through Book Arts" at the (106) South Division Gallery. The...

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Pieces, moments of Art.Downtown. 2013 leave strong impressions

by (DWalsh)

Submitted 04-29-2013 under OPINION

Art.Downtown. is an important event for the arts commmunity. A lot of effort goes into this annual showcase, from the making of artwork to the planning and coordination of hundreds of people and details, culminating in the execution of a springtime...

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We Got This: Cabin Time artists talk about their roaming residency

by (marlee)

Submitted 06-21-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

This interview with the Cabin Time team is the first ever episode of We Got This, an online audio series based in Grand Rapids, Mich. showcasing local DIY projects and the people behind them. We Got This is a collaboration between Grand Rapids...

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First ever Sass Fest celebrates doing it together

by (eschroeder)

Submitted 11-28-2011 under OPINION

I wasn’t sure what to expect from Sass Fest. It was promoted as "an event celebrating doing it together: music, workshops, movies, zines, handmade goods," a veritable bucket load of stuff proposed and organized predominantly by...

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Big Mind Sky is big winner at Sunday Soup #16

by (thedaac)

Submitted 11-21-2011 under NONPROFITS

Promising to afix a massive rainbow-shaped neon sculpture to the side of their prominent downtown building, Open Concept Gallery won $276 at last night's Sunday Soup #16. Sunday Soup, a program of The Division Avenue Arts Collective (The DAAC),...

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