The Postman rang many, many times at the Holland Area Arts Council

“In an era when e-mail and texting dominates long-distance communication, the nostalgia of ‘snail mail’ art is a welcome diversion.”

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Tea and Talk with the Talented Featuring Pam Kravetz

“I make art all the time and then sometimes I don’t. When I am not physically creating, it is living in my head, sometimes for months. When I start to make art, get out of my way!…I make a huge mess, I move from one thing to the next and from the outside it looks like…making madness.”

The Boundless Creativity of Chloe Viening-Butler

Chloe Viening-Butler is a poet, artist, caregiver, and advocate for the disabled. Her aesthetic practice and life are intermeshed more seamlessly than any artist I’ve encountered. Because her days are spent tending to the needs of her family clan, pets, and homestead, Viening-Butler typically works at night. Her studio is located above the garage in … Continue reading

Tea & Talk With the Talented: Lee Ann Frame

“I tend to reflect on life and roll-around ideas for some time before putting them to print. Ideas and the possibilities are motivating in themselves.”

Science and Semiotics: The Pop Surrealist paintings of Eric Kuhl at MercuryHead Gallery

If Hieronymus Bosch, Kenny Scharf, and Mark Ryden made an art baby together, it would look like Eric Kuhl.

Mark Mothersbaugh: Freedom from Propriety

“Subversion changes things.”

Charles Goldman RE>CRETE>WORKS at 337 Project Space

“The idea of ‘sculptural guilt’ has lead me directly to working with renewables and found materials. For me, making is about asking questions; thinking with our hands… I believe that art’s purpose is in asking them. ”

Tea and Talk with the Talented: Christine Towner

by Colette Finney For this edition, I selected artist Christine Towner, whose work has been featured in galleries all over the United States. Specializing in painting with encaustic wax, she has been a practicing artist for over a decade. Encaustic is a blend of beeswax, varnish crystals, and pigment that when heated can be layered … Continue reading

A Deeper Look

The public is invited to attend the closing reception of Influence from 7-9PM

Current Exhibition at 337 Project Space Features Expressive Abstract Paintings

This little exhibit is a gem of painterly expression.