Posted tagged ‘art’

GRCC Student has Top 10 Venue in ArtPrize 10

September 26, 2018

GRCC student Alan Compo has made it into the top 10 in ArtPrize for outstanding venue with a 2-D mural painting in the Pearl Street bridge tunnel next to the Grand River.

The venue is called “UICA Outside – Westside.”

The full article about the juror’s shortlist is available here.

You can also view Alan’s work on the ArtPrize website.

Visual Arts Professor Filippo Tagliati receives ArtPrize Artist Seed Grant

September 24, 2018

Associate Professor Filippo Tagliati in the Visual Arts department attended an awards ceremony on September 20th for the Frey Foundation’s Artist Seed Grants, where he and his collaborative team were awarded a $2,000 grant to support their submission into this year’s competition.  The grants were awarded to artists who “demonstrated both financial need and artistic merit.”

Here a link to the ArtPrize article regarding the awards: http://www.artprize.org/blog/artprize-awards-165000-in-grants-to-artists-ahead-of-10th-event

And here is Filippo’s ArtPrize entry for this year: http://www.artprize.org/67830

His project will be on display at the SiTE:LAB venue, 415 Franklin SE, for the duration of ArtPrize.

Biology Professor Paul Krieger has ArtPrize Entry

September 18, 2018

Paul Krieger, Professor of Biology, has an ArtPrize entry entitled True to Life. It features three realistic illustrations: (1) Profile of a Red-Tailed Hawk, (2) Profile of Grant’s Zebra, and (3) Great Horned Owl. It is showing at First (Park) Congregational Church in downtown Grand Rapids from September 19 – October 7.
You can also view Paul’s work on the ArtPrize website: https://www.artprize.org/67543

Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire open to all, this weekend at the Public Museum

August 16, 2018

Grand Rapids is a creative community, and that talent will be on display this weekend at the Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire.

GRCC associate professor Moss Ingram has been involved with planning the event – billed as the “Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth.” It is planned for the Grand Rapids Public Museum from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., August 18 and 19.

The family-friendly event attracts makers as young as 10 though the mid-80s, showcasing robotics, drones, sewing and jewelry work, 3D printing, virtual reality, glass blowing, specialty foods and drinks, and more.

Artisans will show off their completed and in-progress work and share their experiences with people interested in learning how to tinker and invent, hoping to entertain and inspire as well as grow the maker community.

Additional details and tickets are available at grandrapids.makerfaire.com.

Today is the Last Day to Select Campus Artwork

August 9, 2018

We still have a selection of pieces available for display in departments and individual offices. These are pieces by students, faculty, and others and are available on a first come basis. Nick Antonakis will also be on site to answer any questions about the artwork.

If you are interested in artwork for your area, stop by Main 461 from 1:30 – 3 p.m. today.

Campus Artwork available today through Thursday!

August 7, 2018

We’ve taken all the artwork out of storage and have been working to identify the pieces that you’ll begin to see being installed and displayed in public spaces around campus.  We’ve also identified LOTS of pieces that we want to make available to the campus community for use in departments and individual offices.  There are pieces by students, faculty, and others.  We’re going to make these pieces available on a first come basis.  Nick Antonakis will be on site to help answer questions about the pieces.

If you’re interested in artwork for your area, you may come look at the art and make selections today, tomorrow, and Thursday, August 7-9, in Main 461 from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Campus Artwork available!

August 6, 2018

We’ve taken all the artwork out of storage and have been working to identify the pieces that you’ll begin to see being installed and displayed in public spaces around campus.  We’ve also identified LOTS of pieces that we want to make available to the campus community for use in departments and individual offices.  There are pieces by students, faculty, and others.  We’re going to make these pieces available on a first come basis.  Nick Antonakis will be on site to help answer questions about the pieces.

If you’re interested in artwork for your area, you may come look at the art and make selections on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, August 7-9, in Main 461 from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.