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PLANT! Sculpture, Gardens and Place
Every year, Calvin College art professor Adam Wolpa allows his sculpture class to choose their final project, which they accomplish in teams. This year, the class project is coined PLANT! and the effort expands the concept of sculpture into the creation of community gardens.
April 28, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin hosts Hague School exhibition
From Oct. 5 through Nov. 17, 2007, the Center Art Gallery at Calvin College will be hosting “Between Nature and Nationality: The Hague School in the Nineteenth Century."
October 01, 2007 | Myrna Anderson
A prodigal gift of art
Calvin College was given the Gerbens family's entire Prodigal Son collection as a gift.
January 09, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Christian art beyond the borders
Two Calvin professors joined colleagues from other Christian universities for a two-week trip to Indonesia that both said will impact their teaching and their scholarship for years to come.
July 18, 2008 | Phil de Haan
Faculty Profile: Jennifer Steensma
Maybe it is no surprise that Calvin professor of art, Jennifer Steensma Hoag got into photography; she was born in Rochester, N.Y., the headquarters of Eastman Kodak.
September 30, 2008 | Katie Landan
Examining sprawl, reimagining our cities
“A Field Guide to Sprawl,” on display at the gallery from November 14 through December 20, includes 50 aerial images, each cataloging a different ungainly aspect of urban development.
November 14, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Christmas by hand
Erin O’Connor Garcia decided to make all of her Christmas gifts this year. Then she decided to expand on that idea and give others an opportunity to do the same.
December 04, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Interim 2009: Representing the devil
“I’m not sure what I believe about the devil,” sophomore Ali Dahmer said, “but I’m hoping this class will make it a little clearer to me.”
January 19, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
An art history mystery
In 2007, neurologist and 1955 alumnus Cornelis “Kees” Van Nuis, donated 16 paintings to the permanent collection at Calvin College
August 13, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
All about ArtPrize
From September 23 through October 10, Grand Rapids will serve as an art gallery to the world because of ArtPrize, the radically open art competition created by 2004 Calvin alumnus Rick DeVos and his staff.
September 25, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Paintings along the way
Speyers has learned all about the pitfalls and the pleasures of painting en plein air or “in the open air” at sites along the California coastline.
November 13, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Sanctuary: Hallowed Space, Holy Place
An exhibition exploring the nature of "sacred space" is a result of art professor Jo-Ann Van Reeuwyk's recent sabbatical.
January 15, 2010 | Cloud Cray
Speyers paints fair poster
A painting done by Frank Speyers was chosen as the official poster of a fair.
August 24, 2010 | Joe Salowitz
Intern at the GRAM
Tatjcha Huberts, a Calvin senior art major, is picking through ArtPrize entries as part of her internship at the Grand Rapids Art Museum.
September 17, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Sins, virtues and big fish at gallery debut
Sins and virtues hang side-by-side at the opening exhibition of the New Center Art Gallery.
October 19, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Two Calvin departments are teaming up to launch a new giving circle for lovers of art.
November 09, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Spring Arts Festival
The Visual Arts Guild hosts a party with music, art and food for the whole campus.
May 09, 2011 | Theo Voss
Calvin hosts BA and BFA exhibitions
This year, the BA and BFA exhibitions will be held concurrently, one downtown, one at Calvin.
May 16, 2011 | Theo Voss
Video: Covenant Fine Arts Center backstage tour
In this five-minute CFAC tour, check out some of the areas that will likely never be seen by the general public.
July 28, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
2011 ArtPrize at 106
Nine women artists contributed to “indefinite boundaries,” the ArtPrize exhibition at Calvin's (106) Gallery.
September 21, 2011 | Myrna Anderson , Joel Zwart