Visual and Media Arts

GVSU represented in ArtPrize through art, venues and sponsorship

The GVSU Art Gallery also set up an on-demand educational opportunity involving two pieces.

Sep 15, 2021



VMA video project class highlights nonprofits while teaching students about business side of industry

Suzanne Zack's class teaches students all aspects of producing videos for clients.

Apr 1, 2021


Faculty and staff sketches

Leaders from GVSU and the Cracow University of Economics met to renew the exchange agreement between the institutions.

Mar 25, 2021


Summer Film Project movie streaming on Amazon Prime Video

"Driftless" is a feature-length film that included several exterior shots in West Michigan.

Mar 1, 2021


Design thinking classes partner with Founders to create new beer

In March, beer aficionados can sip a new brew crafted by Grand Valley students who, because of the pandemic, barely stepped foot inside a brewery.

Jan 12, 2021


Making Waves: Artists and writers tell stories, explore different sides of water themes through their creativity

Graphic design, poems and other creations help broaden the discussion about water, lending different perspectives and tapping into emotions surrounding the life force.

Oct 9, 2020


Artful problem solving: VMA ensures students sidelined by COVID-19 receive needed art supplies

Staff and faculty members are dropping off or mailing materials to keep students connected with classes.

Sep 30, 2020


New Padnos Distinguished Artist-in-Residence wants students to understand vast opportunities in art world

Sean Carney considers himself an interdisciplinary artist. His work ranges from writing to sound art to podcasts, and he has what he describes as a keen interest in art and comedy.

Aug 20, 2020


VMA faculty member emerita joins Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Deanna Morse has dedicated her career to creating animation and short films. Her work has been shown internationally. Morse also has been active on juries and selection committees for film competitions.

Aug 5, 2020