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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
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
Student collaboration wins Best Student Film
An animated film created by Calvin media production, music and graphic art students was honored at the Chicago Film Festival.
November 09, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Teaching the literacies in local schools
Calvin secondary education majors are using games, music, art and other strategies to teach literacy in two local middle schools.
December 01, 2011 | 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
Inaugural exhibition: 90 Years of Collecting
The exhibition created for President Le Roy's inauguration tells the history of collecting at Calvin.
October 17, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
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
Art professor uses her new exhibition to spotlight Mexican victims of crime.
For Voces, her new exhibition, Mandy Cano Villalobos has embroidered 400 white shirts with the names of murder victims.
October 26, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Art prof is state's art teacher
Jo-Ann VanReeuwyk has been recognized as the MAEA Higher Ed Teacher of the Year.
September 12, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
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
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
Windows to Heaven
A new exhibition from the Center Art Gallery showcases Russian icons.
February 27, 2013 | 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
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
In her own backyard
Mary Abma created a sculptural herbarium of every invasive species in her lawn.
January 12, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Two Calvin departments are teaming up to launch a new giving circle for lovers of art.
November 09, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
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
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
Betty Sanderson discovered 18th-century prints on a Prodigal Son theme in Calvin's permanent collection.
March 21, 2012 | Myrna Anderson