Local Artist Highlight: Jeff Ham Ceramics

by (Avenueforthearts)

Submitted 10-13-2023 under NONPROFITS

Living every artist’s dream in a bright spacious studio set into a gorgeous farm landscape, Jeff Ham devotes all of his working hours to creating stunning ceramic art. He fashions custom pottery in small order batches for Stoffer Home, a local...

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Staycation: Kendall College, Cook Arts Center partner for Spring Break Art Camp

by (Cook Library Center)

Submitted 04-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

Over the first week of April, a group of Cook Arts Center students enjoyed their spring break by attending a four-day art camp. The camp was held in partnership with Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD). From origami to ceramic animal...

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Vendor Spotlight: Eliza Fernand

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 07-30-2014 under NONPROFITS

Stumbling upon Eliza Fernand’s booth at The Market on First Fridays, I was instantly captivated by the unique forms and shapes that she creates with ceramics. From geometric vessels to casts of leaves, pinecones, jars, and honeybears, all of...

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Mary Ellen McNaughton exhibits at DCM

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 09-03-2013 under NONPROFITS

Enjoy seeing a retrospective of artwork by artist Mary Ellen McNaughton.  A lifetime of creative expression, this show features lively, colorful and often whimsical drawings, paintings, mosaics and sculptures.  Inspired by mythology,...

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Heartside Gallery and Studio on Etsy

by (Heartside Galle...)

Submitted 03-07-2013 under NONPROFITS

Purchasing unique and intuitive art, from Heartside’s self-taught artists, is now available on Etsy!  Heartside Gallery and Studio, located on the edge of downtown Grand Rapids, has been around for 20 years. It offers the Heartside...

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Izzy Goes To Italy

by (KCAD)

Submitted 06-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

On the northern coast of Italy, sits the small city of Muggia. Surrounded by a system of hills, Muggia’s name is derived from the ancient word for coastal swamp. But when Israel (Izzy) Davis, Director of Ceramics at UICA and Professor at...

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UICA Spotlight: Israel Davis

by (KCAD)

Submitted 10-28-2010 under NONPROFITS

Since Israel Davis joined UICA as the Director of Ceramics in 2004, he has been working to evolve the clay studio while meeting the needs of all types of ceramic artists, including: the academic who’s work is about the process of art making and...

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Creative youth showcased in Boys & Girls Clubs' 2009 Club Member Art Show

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 12-11-2009 under NONPROFITS

Portrait sketches being drawn by a Steil Club employee, glittery gak covering the hands of curious children, and amazing artwork hanging in the gallery. On Friday, Dec. 4th, Boys & Girls Club of Grand Rapids hosted its annual Club Member Art...

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