Process result Project Space

“Process/Result” Opening at 337 Project Space

“Process/Result” is the second show at 337 Project Space, Tom Duimstra’s recently-opened art venue. The opening is scheduled for 6-9PM Friday, November 6, to coincide with Avenue of the Arts First Friday. Visitors during this time can enjoy a live performance of electric cello music by Russell Gorton.

Dietmar Krumrey, "Unremarkable Circumstances"

Watching You Watch Art: Gallery Guard Reflections

What would galleries and museums look like if we were truly trying to be accessible to everyone, all year long? What would our community look like if we didn’t wait for ArtPrize to actively invite everyone into our spaces, make them welcome, and provide educational opportunities for them to take the next step in engaging with the art offered? What do we need to do in both design and marketing to make this possible?

GRpg, Drew Damron

Drew Damron Transforms Grand Rapids Into a Role-Playing Game

by Zachary Johnson With GRpg, Drew Damron single-handedly turns Grand Rapids, Michigan into a Super Nintendo-style role playing game. And like game designer Shigesato Itoi, who took inspiration from his relationship with an absent father, Kurt Vonnegut, and his young daughter’s handwriting when creating Earthbound for SNES, Damrom inserts his own life into GRpg. While … Continue reading

Jihyun Hong. (extra)ordinary. Mixed media installation. UICA. Image courtesy of the artist.

Reconsidering the Commonplace: Jihyun Hong’s (extra)ordinary at UICA

Jihyun Hong invites us to see everyday objects not by their familiar functions … but as the interesting visual objects that they really are.

Worlds in Collision, tapestry by David Johnson and Geary Jones

Loom: The Tandem Tapestries of David Johnson and Geary Jones

“The collaborative tapestries by David Johnson and Geary Jones explode with riotous color and pattern…”

Best American Poetry 1015, Cover
Alla Dickson, "Born to be Wild", oil on canvas

Bordering on Ordinary

MI Arts 2015: All Michigan All Media Visual Arts Competition, on view at Holland Area Arts Council through October 23

April Dauscha, "Custody of the Tongue Veiling", (2014), photo credit April Dauscha

Stuffed! Extreme Fibers at the Muskegon Museum of Art

Extreme Fibers showcases an extraordinary sampling of contemporary textile art.

Hanging on the Shoreline of Omena, Tamarack Gallery Houses Fine, Quirky Art and the Shrine of a Sacred Dog.

The shrine of the sacred dog gives an idea how long Tamarack Gallery has stood on the edge of Omena Bay. It’s a year short of four decades, the gallery opening doors in 1976. Go up to the second floor and pay respects to the beloved dog of David Viskochil, Eugene. Akin to the ofrenda to … Continue reading

Arts in Motion Grows as a Grand Rapids Art Organization After a Successful Chair Affair Auction at Richard App Gallery

             Arts in Motion hosted more than one hundred art patrons and philanthropists Saturday, August 15th for the Chair Affair fundraiser. Arts in Motion is an organization that provides art, music, and dance opportunities for persons physically, emotionally, or mentally challenged. The Richard App Gallery served as fascinating backdrop to the auction on … Continue reading


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