Stories tagged: "art"

A 2013 ArtPrize submission called "Kaleidoscopic" by Amanda Browder. (Experience Grand Rapids via Facebook)
Eye on the Prize: 9 Past ArtPrize Winners on Display in Grand Rapids

ArtPrize in Grand Rapids is a cherished time to soak in some of the finest contemporary art on the planet. This year’s competition lasts 18 days—but some of the best submissions from years past can be found on display all year round across Grand Rapids. 

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10 Feel-Good Michigan Stories We Loved in 2021

From Michigan team victories to inspirational acts of service, these cheery moments are sure to spread holiday cheer.

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These 8 Creative Solutions for Michigan Snow will Get You through the Winter

Is the snow piling up? Try using your excess snow to make frozen art or recipes.

Detroit artist and muralist Sydney G. James poses in front of one of the pieces from "Watch Me Work—Portraits of Self" series, currently on exhibition at the M Contemporary Art Gallery in Ferndale.
11 Michigan Artists You Should Know in 2021

These contemporary artists are pure Michigan—through birth, education, or migration—and their IG pages are ones to watch.

Detroiter Sydney G. James will create and install Detroit's newest art installation.
‘The Girl with the D Earring’ Mural Coming to Midtown Detroit

The nine-story mural will be prominently featured in the city’s New Center Area and bring new life to an empty edifice.

Top: Isiah Lattimore and Dtach’s mural honoring George Floyd and “one of the most beautiful moments” Lattimore had ever seen in his hometown of Flint, when protestors and law enforcement marched together in solidarity for racial justice. (Photo courtesy of Isiah Lattimore) Bottom: The appearance of the mural after it was desecrated by an unknown vandal early July. (Photo via Facebook)
The Fundraiser for Lansing’s Vandalized George Floyd Mural Surpassed Its Goal by 300%

“I almost didn't even have time to be upset about it being vandalized because the community response was so immediate and positive,” said muralist Isiah Lattimore.

Anke Eichstaedt-Trampler has been making face masks by hand since the beginning of the pandemic in Michigan. Her designs feature fun patterns from other local makers and fabric stores, and she's got plenty of styles to choose from. (Photo courtesy of Anke Eichstaedt-Trampler)
Face Masks, But Make It Fashion: 5 Michigan Shops Making Unique Coronavirus Masks

As Gov. Whitmer calls for Michigan to mask up in public, here are some fashion-forward options to integrate face masks into your daily fit.