Landscapes: Color & Light - Paintings by Virginia Jenkins

Virginia Jenkins is a professor and former chair of the Department of Visual and Media Arts at Grand Valley State University. Landscapes forms and images have been the primary focus of her work for over two decades, and her areas of specialty are in painting, drawing and mixed media. This exhibition is drawn from a recent series created in response to the landscape of the Northwest coast of the United States.

painting of starfish in rocks

Hunkered Down (detail)


GVSU's department of Visual Media and Arts offers an opportunity for students to engage through the production and study of the visual arts. 

painting of rock pool

Pool of Treasures (detail)

Exhibition Locations and Dates

Red Wall Gallery
December 15, 2017 – March 2, 2018

130 Lake Ontario Hall 
Allendale, Michigan 49401 


Blue Wall Gallery
March 9 - June 22, 2018

Richard M. DeVos Center, Building B
Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus

Grand Rapids, MI 49504



Free and open to the public.

Gallery hours are reflective of Kirkhof Center, including changes made due to semester, holiday, or campus-wide event.


For special accommodation, please call:

For exhibition details and media inquires, please email:
Joel Zwart, Curator of Exhibitions

For learning and engagement opportunities, please email:
Stacey Burns, Programs Manager


Page last modified March 5, 2018