Speaker by Billy Mayer

Works at Play: Billy Mayer’s Exhibit at Hope College’s The De Pree Gallery

by Margaret Foreman Walking down the open staircase into The De Pree Gallery at Hope College frames an exhibit in an engaging way. That entry gives a birds-eye, almost 360-degree view of the exhibit. I’m always questioning what impression an exhibit gives when I first walk through the doors. For the The De Pree’s current exhibit, Billy Mayer’s … Continue reading

Learn ‘How to Play Guitar’ at 337 Project Space

The… lines between musician, writer, photographer, painter, sculptor… don’t hold their shape here.

Christopher Sutton Armband

Flex Gallery and the Work of Christopher Sutton

Zachary Johnson interviews artist Christopher Sutton about his artistic process and Flex Gallery, a mobile public art space.


COMMON GROUND Exhibition Proves There’s More Ground to Cover

The Flint Institute of Arts, the Muskegon Museum of Arts and the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts have covered many leagues in their collection of African American Art. COMMON GROUND, now at the Muskegon Museum of Art shows how far the three companions have traveled in their shared mission


Cabaret Duimstra: Construct at 337 Project Space

337 Project Space features an exhibition highly reminiscent of Dada art, 100 years after the establishment of the movement in Zurich

Jerry Gretzinger Jerry's Map installation view

A World on Display

Over his three decades working on the map, Gretzinger’s style has not remained stagnant. Instead, he has used the map as a framework in which he’s experimented with new techniques over the years.

Viviano Global Cities I

The Aesthetics of Information: Norwood Viviano’s Global Cities at the Grand Rapids Art Museum

The collection and application of information and statistics may seem anomalous to artistic practices, but there’s a lot of room for creative interpretation.

Niki Lederer "Fantastic Brickplastic" diptych (detail). Photo: John Berens

Through The Past Brightly: Niki Lederer speaks about ‘Found Color’ exhibit at 337 Project Space

The two artists combined works create a burst of color that transforms the 337 Project Space into something resembling more of a psychedelic preschool playroom than art gallery.

Margaret Olson, Prepare, Produce, 2015.  Collage, 15" x 20"

Emerging Kendall Student Margeret Olson

“ I want [the viewer] to think about their own body. I want them to think about humanity. What keeps us together? What binds us? And what binds them?”

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.


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