Flex Gallery and the Work of Alyssa Roach

When you take art and a topic in social justice, I feel like it’s really powerful because it’s not just the information people are getting, it’s also engaging their imagination in another way… it creates a super powerful experience.

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Megan Roach: Fiber Artist & Entrepreneur

I think there’s definitely that connection to personal histories with textiles..

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.

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.

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?”

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

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.