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 …

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 …

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, …