Printmaking alum has a solo exhibition at the Garrett Museum of Art

Flyer for Derrick's Exhibition featuring many details fo artworks

Derrick "VitoArt" Hollowell (BFA, Studio Art – Printmaking '86) presents "Michiana: The Art of Derrick Hollowell", an art exhibition at the Garrett Museum of Art. Derrick is noted for his portraiture of pop and music icons. He also began a prolific hip-hop career with his group Euro-K. The show is open until Sep, 15. An …

Three Film and Video Production students receive awards in this year’s Mosaic Film Experience

David Astudillo, Matthew Anderson, and Kendra Endline received awards in the 2018 Mosaic Mobile Contest, sponsored by the Mosaic Film Experience (MFE). This is a competition for West Michigan high school and college students that requires that films are shot, edited and entered on a mobile device. Congratulations to David, Matthew, and Kendra! Here are their …

Masquerade: A Baroque Extravaganza, featured on The Lanthorn

"Masquerade: A Baroque Extravaganza", the collaborative production headed by GVSU Opera Theatre director Dale Schriemer and Julie Goldstein, assistant professor of film video production, was featured on The Lanthorn. The performance combines music from composers such as George Frideric Handel and Henry Purcell with layered 3D projections and took place three times earlier in November. …

Illustration Alum presents solo exhibition in Scottsdale, AZ

Cam DeCaussin (BFA, Illustration) presents Shades of Evening, a solo exhibition focusing on moments within neighborhood homes during the dawn and dusk hours of the day. “I am drawn to the physiological response to flirt with voyeurism, each painting acts as a living television screen, a reminder that we truly are not the center of …

Students, faculty, and alumni to compete in ArtPrize 10

It's early fall. For the city of Grand Rapids, this means transforming into an arts hub for ArtPrize. In its 10th edition, the event is the largest, independently organized arts competition in the world. From September 19-October 7, artists and art enthusiasts alike display their creative work in a variety of venues and show the …

Student Riley Huggins receives scholarship for essay on female empowerment

Studio Art Student Riley Huggins received a $1,000 scholarship from the BASF Wyandotte and Livonia chapters of the Women in Business employee resource group. Huggins was one of the two winners, joining Wayne State student Amanda LeBeau. BASF’s WIB is an employee group that assists the company in attracting, developing, promoting and retaining women in …