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Calvin ArtPrize 2014 Participants

Unorthodox, highly disruptive, undeniably intriguing

September 24–October 12, 2014

Find out more about ArtPrize and view and vote for these pieces by Calvin alumni, students, faculty and staff. Let us know of additional Calvin participants: alumni@calvin.edu.

Marlin Baker ’68 (Vote code: 57073)
The Thinker; 3-D, mixed media
West Coast Coffee, 55 Monroe Center NW

Rick Beerhorst ’82 (Vote code: 57591)
City As Muse; Installation, oil painting, drawing, and video
Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, 2 Fulton West

Jennifer Bergsma '98 and Suzanne Grasman '89 with students from Byron Center Christian School, Dutton Christian School, and First United Methodist Church (Vote code: 56532)
Blossoms of Hope; Installation, wood and ceramic
First United Methodist Church, 227 E Fulton St

Ellen Terborg Bianchi ’79 (Vote code: 57397)
Floral Order; 2-D, hand-made paper
Arnie’s, 722 Leonard St NW

Adam Bock ’09 (Vote code: 56184)
West Michigan Winter; 2-D, oil on canvas
DeVos Place Convention Center, 303 Monroe Ave NW

Nora Lagerwey Faber ’98 (Vote code: 57117)
Wholegrain; 2-D, clayboard, acrylics, oil
DeVos Place Convention Center, 303 Monroe Ave NW

Ruth Foote '86 (Vote code: 56855)
Sacred Spaces; 2-D, photography
Monroe Community Church, 800 Monroe NW

Elaine Tolsma Harlow ’92 (Vote code: 56651)
Restless, we move to the next; 2-D, mixed, oil, ink, map, and paper on canvas
Fifth Third Bank/Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, 111 Lyon NW

Robin Jensen HON, Calvin professor of art emeritus (Vote code: 57633)
"Flying High" The Spiritual Journey of John Coltrane; 2-D, mixed media
Founders Brewing Co., 235 Grandville Ave SW

Rachel Epp Kibbe ’00 (Vote code: 56852)
Unveiling Our Story; 2-D, acrylic
Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 250 Commerce Ave SW

Nicholas Kroeze ’73 (Vote code: 56728)
The Pond; 3-D, wood
Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, 187 Monroe Ave. NW

Shawn Krueger ’98 (Vote code: 56496)
New Morning; 2-D, oil
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 134 North Division Ave

Tim Lowly ’81 (Vote code: 57209)
Bower; 2-D, acrylic on panel
Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center
There will be a panel discussion about Tim's work with Tim, Henry Luttikhuizen ’86 and Kelly VanderBrug ’94 on Friday, October 3, 7 p.m. in Spoelhof Center 150.

Robert Penning ’73 and Gwen Penning Genzink ‘97 (Vote code: 56908)
Mrs. Wezeman’s Cookies; 3-D, paper mache
First (Park) Congregational, 10 E Park Place NE

Marsha Plafkin ’84 (Vote code: 56435)
The Braidel; 3-D, cast aluminum, 356
Fountain Street Church, 24 Fountain Street NE

Matthew Plescher ’91 (Vote code: 57012)
transitions IV (Kindled); 2-D, oil on canvas
Women’s City Club, 254 East Fulton St

Brad Reed ’00 and Todd Reed (Vote code: 56783)
2014 Grand Island Ice Caves; 2-D, photography
First (Park) Congregational, 10 E Park Place NE

Ryan Spencer Reed ’02 (Vote code: 57319)
Despite Similarities to Reality, This is a Work of Fiction; Installation, photograph and sound
Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center

Carol Kok Roeda ’70 (Vote code: 56371)
Color Out the Darkness; 3-D, felted paper, latex paint, cardboard tubes, steel
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, 303 Pearl St NW

Katie Miller Roodvoets ’02 (Vote code: 56406)
I Will Walk With You; 2-D, photography
Spectrum Health 25 Michigan, 25 Michigan NE

Bjorn Sparrman ’12 (Vote code: 56719)
The Grand River Checkpoint Project; Installation
Gillett Bridge, Interurban/Richard Gillette Bridge
Bjorn Sparrman's piece was selected from among a field of exclusively Minnesota based artists in ArtPrize Pitch Night Minneapolis to execute a project on the Gillette Bridge: MLive story

Mary Loerop Steenwyk ’88 (Vote code: 56326)
Build Bridges; 3-D, wood, metal, acrylic paint, adhesives, jeans, fabric pastels
Bridgewater Place, 333 Bridge St

Cassandra Van Zee Swierenga ’79 (Vote code: 56691)
The Artist
; 2-D, oil on canvas
Women’s City Club, 254 East Fulton St

Doris Sjoerdsma TeBos ’54 (Vote code: 57181)
Amen corner oil painting; 2-D, oil
Arnie’s, 722 Leonard St NW

Debra Van Poolen '91 (Vote code: 57367)
Artistic Witness of Chelsea Manning's Court Martial; 2-D, pencil, pastel
Fountain Street Church, 24 Fountain Street NE,

Jo-Ann Van Reeuwyk ’83, Calvin professor of art (Vote code: 57419)
Vestige; 3-D, fiber
Calvin College (106) Gallery, 106 South Division Ave

Jake Van Wyk '73 (Vote code: 57026)
The Coming; stoneware clay
Grand Rapids Brewing Company, 1 Ionia SW

Kyle Venhousen ’13, Brad Jansen ’11, James Kessel ’11, Jeremy Kruis ’13, Stephen Panaggio ’11 and Justin Lovett [Bradley Productions] (Vote code: 56823)
Walk-in Camera Obscura; Installation, wood work, carpentry
Blue Bridge, Blue Footbridge

Joy'l Bouwman Ver Heul '04 is one of the graphic designers partnered with a veteran on the [Fashion Has Heart] team (Vote code: 57038)
HERO[series] 2014; 3-D, t-shirts, boots
Veterans Memorial Park, 101 Fulton St E

Nathan Westerhof '00 (Vote code: 56467)
untitled; 2-D, stained glass
Founders Brewing Co., 235 Grandville Ave SW

Calvin's (106) Gallery will be featuring REFLEXION, an exhibition of nine ArtPrize artists whose artwork faithfully explore ways in which their art and process relate to reflexion – a bending back. See more information about their programming during ArtPrize.