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Jewly Warren

Remnants of Route 66: collage art of Jewly Warren displayed at On Girl's Treasure

by (scott warren)

Submitted 10-30-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Jewly Warren is a Grand Rapids artist who has spent the last few years exploring collage techniques. She describes herself as a self-taught artist, whose main passions are painting and photography. Active in the arts community in the Detroit...

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OGR 2012: Jewly Seeking Justice

by (TDeborahTosh)

Submitted 03-21-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

“It’s about time!” This was Jewly Warren’s reaction to the formation of Occupy Grand Rapids, an activist organization seeking to return political power to the people of America. The 39-year-old grandmother with a history of...

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New nonprofit helps resolve tax debt for free

by (Jewly Warren)

Submitted 11-15-2010 under OPINION

Thousands of people in West Michigan are in debt to the IRS.  On top of the taxes they cannot pay, the government is charging ridiculous interest for late payments.  You can hire a law firm to help negotiate payment plans and possibly...

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Badenya Drumming Ensemble blends tradition with originality

by (Jewly Warren)

Submitted 11-09-2010 under OPINION

I had the pleasure of seeing the drumming ensemble, Badenya, several times this past year. I was surprised to learn they had only been playing as a group since January 2009. Most of the compositions are written collectively by the members Matt...

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Sweeping up after Artprize: Joe Mangrum sand art de-installation

by (scott warren)

Submitted 10-11-2010 under OPINION

 As an Artprize venue that housed nine artists, the Goodspeed Lofts (Cherry and Grandville) in downtown Grand Rapids has been our home for the last three weeks. We made a lot of new friends there, shot a ton of video of great art and music, and...

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Artprize artist Michael Mayosky gives bird's eye view of five story mural

by (Jewly Warren)

Submitted 09-19-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Overnight, a large amount of artists' installations have started to pop up all over the city. In all there will be 1,713 artists that have secured a venue in Artprize 2010 with 192 venues participating. Last year, the first annual ArtPrize...

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A Conscious Benefit at the DAAC

by (Jewly Warren)

Submitted 02-03-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

The Division Avenue Arts Collective (115 S. Division · Heartside Grand Rapids) recently hosted an event to raise awareness of the issues involved with the various ways our society engages in animal exploitation . The event was titled “A...

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