Kendall College of Art and Design

Kendall College and DesignWM present collaborative art panel

by (laurelgreen)

Submitted 09-12-2012 under OPINION

“Why don’t we define what art is?” This question that has plagued art students and artists alike was also the remark that kicked off DesignWM (Design West Michigan) and Kendall College’s collaborative discussion panel,...

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Art brings crowds downtown to Art.Downtown.

by (eschroeder)

Submitted 04-18-2012 under OPINION

The annual event Art.Downtown took place this past Friday April 13. With over 300 artists and 30 locations it is one of the largest arts related events Grand Rapids has to offer and the entire experience is free. Pre-coverage for the evening was...

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Kendall student raises money to study in Italy

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 03-12-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Salvador Jiménez, Masters of Fine Arts candidate at Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD), will soon be traveling to Florence, Italy to study the history of the Renaissance. The program is through the Studio Art Center International Florence and...

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Kendall students' exhibit at Monroe Community Church to end this weekend

by (Laura Chittenden)

Submitted 03-01-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

The Art Show "Artists are gifted by God with the ability to help others see things in a new way,” explained Harry Lew, campus minister for Kendall Christian Fellowship, “Their drawings, paintings, collages or photographs should give...

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Kendall's LEED renovation of Federal Building nearly complete

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 01-10-2012 under NEWS

As Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University prepares to move into the Federal Building (also known as the former Grand Rapids Art Museum), it has done complete renovation of the space totaling $28.5 million dollars. The building...

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Mother Earth’s gowns

by (Hope Contempora...)

Submitted 10-02-2011 under NONPROFITS

By Audrey Schultz, Hope College student Mother Earth is an installation featuring a collection of felted dresses which has drawn a lot of attention among the works featured at the KCAD venue.    Each garment employs form, color, and...

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

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

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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Community Foundation Awards $375,000 in New Grants

by (GRCommFound)

Submitted 04-14-2011 under NONPROFITS

In 1940, Grand Rapids Community Foundation made its first grant to a fledgling art school in Grand Rapids. It was followed by subsequent grants of $100 each in 1941 for the Kendall Memorial School and in 1942 for the David Wolcott Kendall School. In...

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Catalyst Radio: Art.Downtown to hold its largest pop-up gallery event yet

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-08-2011 under NONPROFITS

INTERVIEW (9:08) The annual Art.Downtown event is coming up and has a larger footprint than ever before. This year, Kendall College of Art and Design is opening up their graduate studios just over the highway while Site:Lab hosts their first major...

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Grand Rapids student fashions creative footwear, builds business

by (GRCC Compositio...)

Submitted 03-09-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

This article was written and edited by Amie Guin, Doug Johnson, Aly Lemire, and Catherine Lynema for EN 102-4433 at GRCC. Who needs a pair of those high-priced, designer-labeled shoes that you can only pick up at a fancy retail shop? There is no...

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