Steelcase Team Unveils Design Ideas for Well House

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 04-21-2011 under NONPROFITS

Read Part I: Steelcase Designers Offer their Skills to Well House By: Teresa Zbiciak, Volunteer Center Program Assistant    In the living room of an old house – one of three owned by Well House—five 4-foot-by-8-foot Inspiration...

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Designing The New UICA

by (KCAD)

Submitted 01-28-2011 under NONPROFITS

When the Director of MCA Denver, Adam Lerner, toured the new UICA, he said that he loved how the building felt like a “cityscape.” He also noted that UICA's space would present contemporary art as it should be—like walking through an urban...

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Steelcase Designers Offer their Skills to Well House

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 01-19-2011 under NONPROFITS

By: Teresa Zbiciak, Volunteer Center Program Assistant  Across the nation, corporations are increasingly integrating skills-based volunteerism and pro bono work into their philanthropic goals. At Volunteer Center GR, we are thinking about new...

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Artist with local roots returns to GR for opening reception

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 01-05-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Edward Gorey's morbid alphabet ("A is for Amy who fell down the stairs"), Charley Harper's works of wildlife curved into letters... Stylized alphabets recede into the distance, but illustrator Christopher Apap feels he is bringing something new to...

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Maya Lin, "Projects and Processes"

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 09-22-2010 under NONPROFITS

Special Guest Lecture: Maya Lin"Projects and Processes"Grand Rapids Art Museum's Cook AuditoriumSaturday, October 2, 20107:00pmSponsor: Herman MillerMaya Lin, creator of the renowned Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Grand Rapids’ own Ecliptic at Rosa...

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Fulton Street Farmers Market ready for architectural design unveiling

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 08-30-2010 under NONPROFITS

Picture this: Instead of a braid of 122 wooden stalls flanked by gray space, immediately eye-catching about the lot at 1147 E. Fulton is a sign. Fulton Street Farmers Market, it will say, framed by a hospitality building to the left and shaded...

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Shirts Just Want to Have Fun

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 08-26-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

When Brian Edwards, designer Chris Koens and Matt Fulk dreamed up ShirtPrize last year, it was a whim. A lark. It was intended to be a gentle parody of Grand Rapids' ArtPrize competition. "It was very tongue in cheek," said Edwards. Then, an...

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