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Thursday, October 18, 2012 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Grand Valley student musicians from a variety of ensembles performed chamber music in the intimate setting of the PAC Art Gallery, in conjunction with the current exhibition,'Forged in Metal: Deshi/Shishou Mentee/Mentor'.
Thursday, November 1, 2012 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Grand Valley student musicians from a variety of ensembles performed chamber music in the intimate setting of the PAC Art Gallery, in conjunction with the current exhibition,'Forged in Metal: Deshi/Shishou Mentee/Mentor'.
Gallery Talk October 9, 2012
Thursday, October 4 to Friday, November 2, 2012 - Forged in Metal: Deshi/Shisyou Mentee/Mentor was a showcase of jewelry and metalsmithing work from a selected group of Japanese students and their mentors from Hiko Mizuno College of Jewelry, Tokyo. This inspiring exhibition was curated by Renee Zettle-Sterling, Associate Professor of Art and Design from Grand Valley State University, and James Bove, Associate Professor of Art at California University of Pennsylvania. Forged in Metal will shed light on a trusted and profound relationship whose impact is felt for a lifetime: the mentee/mentor relationship.
Friday, August 24 –Friday, September 21, 2012 - Contemporary, mixed-media textile collage and jewelry collaborations by artists Ann Baddeley Keister and Patricia Nelson was showcased. The exhibition also included written work by Patricia Clark, Grand Valley State University Poet-in-Residence and Professor of Writing. Baddeley Keister is Associate Professor of Art at Grand Valley State University and Nelson is Professor of Art in Metalwork at Ball State University in Indiana.
Grand Valley Chamber Players Monday, September 19, 2011, 3 PM The program featured Tafelmusik I - Quartet in G Minor and Tafelmusik II - Quartet in D Minor by Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767) and Coffee Cantate by Johann Sebastian Bach(1685-1750). Performing were Christopher Kantner, flute; Marlen Vavrikova, oboe; John Clapp, bassoon; Greg Crowell, harpsichord; Gregory Maytan, violin; Pablo Mahave-Veglia, cello; Kathryn Stieler, soprano.
Opening reception: September 8, 5-7pm "The last few years, I've been making paintings of food and people in my culturally diverse, working class, west side Grand Rapids neighborhood. The subject of each portrait is the primary or delegated household cook and the materials needed to prepare a dish that exemplifies their identity. The gender, presented cuisine, kitchen setting, various ingredients and presentation all signify actual or desired aspects of class, cultural background, aspects of assimilation, economic status and even beliefs system. Each painting incorporates the dishes ingredients weights and measures (still life), cooking locale (space), the individuals representation (portrait), and together these reflect their history and culture(s). All together, the paintings celebrate the subjects ethnic and economic position and allow the viewer to actively connect, and if desired, decode and commune with the subject beyond passively observing the image as a likeness of the subject."
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 17, 2011 Photographic essays by GVSU faculty artists Dellas Henke, Stanley Krohmer and Anthony Thompson, explored the beauty and complexity of the landscape, the effects of erosion and our complex relationship to the Allendale Campus Ravines. Complimenting the exhibit was work in a variety of media by students and additional faculty. Held in conjunction with Grand Valley's 50th Anniversary.
'Missionaries Encounter the Other' Exhibition traveled to the University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia, June 2010
Monday, January 10 to Friday, February 25, 2011 Opening Reception: Thursday, January 13, 5-7pm. The GVSU Art Gallery invited former outstanding Art & Design and School of Communication students to showcase new work. Participating were: Nate Abramowski, Paul Amenta, Joel Berry, Jeremy Brooks, Jackie Cuppy, Ben DeHaan, Amy Feigley-Lee, Dean Foster, Jesse Gregg, Shilin Hora, Jo Hormuth, David Huang, Robyn Kane-Haberkorn, Richard Kooyman, Ashley Lieber, Kimberly Main Knoper, Hubert Massey, Patrick Millard, Jodie Mohrhardt, Michael Pfleghaar, Jenny Pope, Mark Rumsey, Jason D. Rutter, Sharon Sandberg, Amanda Stark, Amy Stienbarger, Briana Trudell, Julie Upmeyer, and Dan Watts.
Dates: Thursday, October 14 to Friday, November 19, 2010 Opening reception: Thursday, October 14, 5:00 to 7:00 PM New works in a wide range of media including animation, installation, metals, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, textiles, video and works on paper by current tenure track faculty. The faculty participating in this second exhibit are: Collin Bradford, Brett Colley, Timothy Fisher, Dellas Henke, Virginia Jenkins, Hoon Lee, Deanna Morse, John Harper Philbin, Beverly J. Seley, Stafford Hiroshi Smith, Kirsten Strom, Norwood Viviano, and Katalin Zaszlavik.