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 …

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 …

Introducing VMA: The Jewelry and Metalsmithing Area

  Jewelry and Metalsmithing (JEM) is one of Grand Valley’s fine art programs, and an expertise so specific it has its perks, with courses centered around conceptual themes. In addition to personal connections, the program also offers majors their own studio space and work bench, which quickly become personalized with photos, plants, magazine clippings, incense, …