New collaboration to showcase local artists in holiday market

by (Audrey Hutchinson)

Submitted 11-27-2018 under NEWS

Thirteen artists will be featured in a multi-use coworking space at 342 Market SW on Sunday, December 2, 2018. The space includes four artists who use it to make their own individual art. They have collectively decided to curate a group show to be...

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Gallery Tent Sale

by (Megan Dupuy)

Submitted 09-15-2016 under

TENT SALE October 7th & 8th ~ great deals on artwork, posters, prints, home accessories, frames, mirrors, jewelry and more! Excludes artwork by current LaFontsee Galleries artists. First come first serve, credit cards accepted. Tent sale will be...

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Imagination Creations Hair & Vintage celebrates decade of success

by (erictank)

Submitted 11-18-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Imagination Creations (IC), the vintage boutique and hair salon run by proprietor Heather McGartland, boasts 10 successful years this December. From the early years peddling her hand crafted art goods locally at the Fulton Street Farmers Market or...

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Metal Art Studio to relocate to East Hills

by (erictank)

Submitted 05-20-2014 under NEWS

Metal Art Studio (820 Monroe Avenue) will be relocating to East Hills at the corner of Cherry and Diamond Streets. Cinder blocks were removed from the facade this past winter and new windows were installed into the former bank building. The...

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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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Local jewelry artist talks about ArtPrize; role of art in her life

by (lradeck)

Submitted 10-06-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

“An artist should be able to create with any material they are given,” states Christine Dexter, local jewelry artist and mother of three young children. Dexter currently enjoys creating eclectic jewelry, which she has sold at local...

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Artist and Vendor by Day, Volunteer by Night-- the Work of Sarah Cash

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 08-05-2010 under NONPROFITS

In today’s tough economy it’s hard for an artist to make a living. Sarah Cash of Forrest Concepts is pulling out all the stops by diversifying the range of art she creates and sells. She uses recycling techniques, as well as more traditional...

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Local Beadmaker Ready to Soar with Unique, Hand-Crafted Jewelry

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 05-19-2010 under NONPROFITS

Ever wonder what inspires local artists to build, inquire, or create? Rosemary Cheslock, the mastermind behind Glass Eye Butterfly, allowed us a behind the scenes look at her process, studio, and why she has been a vendor at the Avenue for the...

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