APRIL 12, 2010
ART.DOWNTOWN. LIST OF PARTICIPATING SPACES


101 Monroe- The Grand Rapids Art Museum
Exhibitions of national caliber and regional distinction in the first LEED Gold certified Art Museum in the world, Friday Nights at GRAM featuring live music, cash bar and dinner options. Exhibitions include: Calder Jewelry, Selections from the Museum Photography Collection, GRAM Centennial History Exhibition: 100 Years Art-Legacy-Vision plus Opening Night reception for Side By Side: Mathias Alten and Norman Chamberlain.

17 Fountain- Kendall College of Art and Design
Ethan Murrow: Drawings and Video Murrow's narrative work captures the adventures and misadventures of fictitious groups of explorers that he
glorifies in filmed performances and large-scale graphite drawings.

Gallery 114: Justin Kellner, MFA Thesis Exhibition 'Striving to combine our two different levels of consciousness: consciousness within our mind and consciousness pertaining to our natural environment, the artworks intent is to enlighten the viewer on these two intertwined surrounding environments.'

Gallery 104: Eminence A Group Exhibition featuring the work of , Korin Hollinshead, Jacob Lewkow and Cory VanderZwaag


24 Fountain St. ne -Fountain Street Church (EcoAction Expo)
To celebrate Earth Week, the West Michigan Environmental Action council and the Social Action Committee of Fountain Street Church is hosing the EcoAction Expo & Triple Top Line Awards. Tickets are $20.00

11 Jefferson Ave.- 4:1 a graphic design show on perception
Featuring the graduate work of artists Gina Caratelli, Andrea Colf, Jessica Hardy, Matt Slenk and Anna Williams.
until 10 pm

54 Jefferson Ave.-Michigan Land Of Riches
Re-examine the old Grand Rapids Public Museum for the first time in 16 years though the site-specific projects of students, faculty and alumni from 6 Michigan universities.


Stop 4-
904 Sheldon-West Michigan Center for Art and Technology
Featuring work by Art Peers and WMCAT Staff. Artists include Christy Beckwith, Rick Beerhorst, Aneka Ingold, Joel Howell, Michelle Pittman, Chloe Viening-Butler, Joe Krajkiewcz, Paul Asselin, Sara Bakker, Mei Chow, Violet Whitaker, Dave Johnson and Lina Unlimited


41 Sheldon Blvd. - Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA)
Six exhibitions, showcasing the work of Christopher Gauthier, Nicola Vruwink, Margarida Correia, Casey McGuire, Wendy Kawabata, and the group show dis.place.ment. dis.place.ment is a collection of 31 works considering emotional or physical displacement in a broader spatial, social, economic, or political context. UICA will also feature a one night only installation by local artist Chris Fox.

10 Weston- Bohemia Too
Recent works in metal and pastel, refreshments provided as well as, 20% off storewide on non sale items.


42 S. Division- Gooodwood Design
New porcelain pieces for sale by OOM Studio/artist Hyun Yoo and new furniture designs by Garrett Brooks.


48 S. Division- Heartside Gallery
Featuring Heartside community artists creating folk and intuitive art, weavings, pottery, quilts and more, All new Art!
Hours: 6pm - 10pm
Heartside.org

43 S. Division- Pub 43
Paintings by local Artist Tim Fisher

62 S. Division- Temporary Gallery
Square Peg Events, presents a multiple media range of fine artists from the emerging to the established exhibiting their works of art. Casual, warm, fun. Artists include: Chris Gray, Sarah Bozarth, Joe Hatch, Rick Weese, Erick Pichardo, Ginner Castillo, Danielle Nyguyen, Santo Placencia, Cynthia Hagedorn. Live performances by Brandon Muske, Nate Roberts. To find out more about how to lease commercial space in Heartside visit www.dwellingplacegr.org

71 S. Division- Mos Eisleys
Stop by and check out designs by local award winning tattoo artists


115 S. Division- The DAAC
Trimmings-Art for the Facialite; a collective show featuring local artists


117 S. Division- Scavenger Hunt
An exceptional selection of vintage, clothing and unique wardrobe pieces, stop in to find out more about their in-store salon.


129 S. Division-Vertigo Music
Stop in for the beginning of Record Store Day celebration. With 20% off of used CDs Vertigo's collection of music includes vinyl, CDs both new and used. Join them on Saturday for National Record Store Day!


133 S. Division- Take Hold Church
Take Hold Church: will exhibit art from local artists, serve hot/cold drinks and snacks, and provide an open space for reflection and prayer.


133 S. Division- Mixed Tape
Musical performances by Wilson, Versus The Ocean, Come Find The Lion & Pandora
6:30 PM - $8 Day Of -All Ages Welcome

139 S. Division- All City Kicks
Stop in to check out artwork as well as the spring sneaker collection and cool new seasonal clothing


106 S. Division- (106) Gallery- Calvin College
Bachelor of Fine Arts exhibitions including large scale paintings, mixed media, and installations; featuring the work of Kristin McHugh and Stephen Clark
Open from 6-10pm


106 S. Division- the L Loft Unit 215- Second Floor -
New Watercolors a collection of recent watercolor paintings/studies by Derrick Hollowell (HopCat Brewery/ Mary Free Bed Hospital/ Metro-East Hospital)


120 S. Division- Temporary Gallery
Art patrons will be able to view multiple large-scale video art pieces from artist Sean J. Kenny. To find out more about how to lease commercial space in Heartside visit

120 S. Division- Unit 124- Mustache Gallery
A new show by artist Erwin Erkfitz entitled "The Ancestrals" a collection of our unknown Ancestry. Hosted by DJ Josh Brewer and Artist Amy Van Elsacker

120 S. Division- Unit 224- Second Floor
Randall A. Gornowich of Randallart Studio: Photography and Art in a Space to Create and Live presents Photographs, Paintings, Sculptures and Wearable Creations

120 S. Division- Unit 126- Imagination Creations
Recycled, reused and vintage goods! Featuring the work of artist and hairstylist Heather McGartland

120 S. Division- Unit 226- Mexicains Sans Frontieres
Art Peers Artists (with After Party Art Peers/Litribune)
Mexicains Sans Frontieres is a multimedia studio operated by Hugo Claudin promoting cutting edge music and art.
myspace.com/mexicainssansfrontieres

136 S. Division- Capsule
Artwork by Rachael VanDyke and furniture by Cameron Vandyke


140 S. Division- Sanctuary Folk Art
The largest collection of folk and intuitive at in Grand Rapids with a new show "everything else is redundant"


235 S. Division- Unit 111- Vision Beyond Art
Live glass blowing and assorted local artists featuring glasswork and paintings by Joe Sherry

235 S. Division- Unit 112- Open Source
Live and local music by the Winter Sessions, oil and acrylic paintings by Amy Lindholm and Erika Pappas, blown glass art, intrigue, and mystery by joe sherry's mustache

446 Grandville SW 2nd Floor- Kendall College Studio Spaces
Featuring the work of over 30 Kendall Graduate Students including painting, photography, drawing, printmaking and art education masters programs, free food and free parking.

40 Weston- Temporary Gallery
Artwork by 20 local Grand Valley State University and Kendall College of Art and Design Students. To find out more about how to lease commercial space in Heartside visit


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