Kendall College

Rapidian on the street: The Last Supper

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-30-2015 under NONPROFITS

The Rapidian and GRTV went down to The Fed Galleries at Kendall College to find out what people were thinking about after viewing "The Last Supper" by Julie Green. The piece presents hundreds of plates, painted with blue mineral paints,...

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Disability 101 (Part 1): Disability as dialogue

by (DisArt)

Submitted 01-13-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Written by: Christopher R. Smit PhD, Director of DisArt Festival, Director of the Arts & Access Initiative for Kendall College of Art & Design and Associate Professor of Media Studies, Calvin College   Organizing and producing any...

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Art exhibit challenges perceptions of humor, art

by (jeneanz)

Submitted 04-01-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The Fed Galleries building, located in the Woodbridge North Ferris Building across the street from Kendall College of Art and Design, is hosting the traveling exhibition “Humor in Craft,” which features work by 32 artists...

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UICA's Live Coverage invites audience to watch artists work, raises funds for art center

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 02-24-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Over 30 artists used a variety of mediums to create works of art for an audience of 320 attendees at Urban Institute for Contemporary Art (UICA)’s 13th annual Live Coverage event and fundraiser last Friday night. Along with artists working...

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What do you see: Plexus No 18 at Kendall College

by (Holly)

Submitted 09-22-2012 under OPINION

In a beautifully curated space at Kendall College's new use of the Old Federal Building, in the middle of quality work clamoring for attention, Gabriel Dawe made me stop and get curious with Plexus No 18. Created from brightly colored...

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Con Artist Crew looks to change the perception of art in Grand Rapids

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 05-08-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

In October 2011, Magdalene Law and Reuben Garcia, both graduates of Kendall College of Art and Design, teamed up to form Con Artist Crew. Having had work displayed in galleries around the city, the two artists decided it was time to take the next...

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What does this year's Top 10 say about our public?

by (pelz)

Submitted 10-03-2011 under OPINION

Let me first clarify by saying that I realize the term public is general and does not directly represent the many who didn’t participate in the ArtPrize hullabaloo. If all of Grand Rapids cast their votes for what they deemed “good...

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Visit the Kendall Graduate Studios this Year at Art.Downtown.

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 04-14-2011 under NONPROFITS

  The Kendall College of Art and Design Graduate Studio space features 35 KCAD grads majoring in Printmaking, Drawing, Painting and Photography.  Their work ranges from highly rendered figurative work to abstract forms and patterns—...

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ArtPrize artist profile: Connected at the Hopcat

by (JamesNewburg)

Submitted 09-25-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

Sitting across from me is the elusive Garry Boyd. “Sunday Bloody Sunday” by U2 plays over the bar’s speakers. Sporting a Misfits tee, shorts, and Converse tennis shoes his boyish teddy bear like charm shines through his words....

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ArtPrize Artist Profile: Eric Nugent

by (Caleb Syswerda)

Submitted 09-24-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

Protect and Serve is the portrait of an old New York cop, lovingly rendered in oil on canvas. Protect and Serve is also a multimedia art project documenting painter Eric Nugent's process from stretching the canvas to the final brushstrokes. Nugent...

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