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'Art belongs to everyone': Interview with local artist Debra Dieppa

by (Heartside Galle...)

Submitted 07-16-2018 under NONPROFITS

An exhibition of Debra Dieppa’s recent work is now on display in the West Lobby at the Wealthy Street Theatre. The conversation below between the artist and her longtime friend, and curator, Elizabeth Jane VanArragon of her upcoming exhibition...

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Artist feature from UICA: Jordan Gaza

by (UICA)

Submitted 03-06-2018 under NONPROFITS

Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts invites you to learn more about West Michigan's creative workforce, neighboring cultural organizations, and about ways to engage with Grand Rapids' art-scene with interviews and guest features...

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Local artist feature from UICA: Esan Sommersell

by (UICA)

Submitted 07-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts invites you to learn more about West Michigan's creative workforce, neighboring cultural organizations, and about ways to engage with Grand Rapids' art-scene with interviews and guest features...

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Local painter to host art sale in support of hunger relief

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 03-15-2017 under NONPROFITS

Artist Chris Stoffel Overvoorde is hosting a three-day sale of his work to support local hunger relief, March 30-April 1. A third of the sale’s proceeds will be donated to Feeding America West Michigan. This sale, hosted at his home and studio...

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Detroit artist in first ArtPrize returns for UICA's "Coming Home" exhibition

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 11-08-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Mario Moore, originally from Detroit, is participating in Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts’ new exhibition, “Coming Home.” “Coming Home” highlights emerging and established Michigan artists. Mario Moore grew up...

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UICA adds to Grand Rapids’ outdoor public art collection

by (UICA)

Submitted 07-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) has commissioned Louise ‘Ouizi’ Chen to create the third installment of its public art initiative, The Exit Space Project (ESP). After successfully reaching their crowdfunding goals in...

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Local landscape painter Overvoorde to host art sale for hunger relief

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 04-22-2015 under NONPROFITS

Chris Stoffel Overvoorde spends a lot of time thinking about the elemental things, about the sky, the land and the wind. “To stand or sit in a landscape is an experience we cannot always express in words,” Overvoorde writes in one of his...

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Two Summer Retreats for Praying through Art

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 06-02-2014 under NONPROFITS

SUMMER RETREAT FOR WOMEN: WRITING AS SPIRITUAL PRACTICE 086-051 Welcome all women who love to write! This is the third year for this very popular retreat. Ideal for newcomers and veterans alike, our theme in 2014 is "The Heart's Longing....

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Gallery Art Haus to host inaugural show

by (erictank)

Submitted 02-04-2014 under NEWS

On Saturday, February 8, Gallery Art Haus will host its inaugural artist market event from 6-10 p.m. The gallery is located at 506 Oakland SW. Participating artists include: Vito Art Mark Bird Abigail Bradley Sierra Cole Melissa Duimstra Tom...

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Beerhorst family to welcome community into home

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-10-2013 under NEWS

From December 13-15 the Beerhorst family will be opening the doors of their home to the public for their annual family art show. Rick Beerhorst, a local veteran artist, musician and activist, and his wife Brenda live in the East Hills neighborhood...

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