Area Art News

Rather than several articles, this one article lists all of the current gallery activities. Be sure to click on "Read more" to see the complete list.

FLPC for 2018
Here is the lineup for workshops at the Franciscan Life Process Center for 2018.

Forest Hills Fine Arts Center
FHPS Staff & Community Exhibit—Any staff member can submit their artwork or anyone who took a community art class at the FAC can submit their art.
NShow will run from November 28th-December 15th.
Reception is on Thursday, December 7th 6:00-7:00 pm

Guardian Gallery Lowell
See the work of Charles LaRue entitled “Detours Opening Up New Vistas” through the month of October. The Guardian Gallery Lowell is located in the Franciscan Life Process Center, 11650 Downes NE, Lowell, MI  49331. The Franciscan Life Process Center is open during regular business hours.

Guardian Gallery Grand Rapids
Carol Cole and Sharon Snoeyink will be showing their work during the month of November. Gallery is open Tuesday–Friday from 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
654 Davis Avenue NW
Grand Rapids, MI  49504.

Terryberry Gallery at St. Cecilia’s
The show for November at Terryberry Gallery at St. Cecilia is featuring the beautiful oils of Judy Maggini and Sandi Lummen.  The show runs from October 18–November 25.  The reception is Friday, October 27 from 5:30–7:30 p.m.

The featured artist for November is Holly Sturges, and the name of the show is “Home At Last.” based on a series of oil paintings of the places she have lived. The reception for this show is November 1, 5:30–7:00 p.m.

Dominican Center at Marywood
November and December will feature the works of Valentina Grigorieva. Reception is December 10 from 1 until 4 p.m.

Frauenthal Center
November brings the artwork of Kathleen Kalinowski and Kathleen Bechtel. The name of their show is “Poetry in Paint” and is a collection of their interpretations of various subject matters in pastel and oil. Join them in the month of November and share in the visual experience.

Lowell Arts
LowellArts Exhibition: Between Turbulence and Tranquility. The work by 9 exceptional artists from Michigan, including Casey Bemis, Rose Ellis, Kim Ensch, Hana Girdvainis-Sawyer, Dawn Hollister, Alyson Rodriguez Dells, Ogi Yanakiev, Diane Zoellmer and Cara O’Brien. 
September 6–October 28

Cascade Library
The Cascade Library is a beautiful venue that provides a great deal of exposure to GVA artists. From July 24th–October 24th you can see the works of Mary Reusch, Mary Helmic, and Dave Bazen. If you want to share your work at the library, contact Candice Chovanec at
Franciscan Life Process Center Workshops
To see the workshops that will be taking place in 2018, go to this link on our GVA website:

LowellArts Holiday Artists Market
November 7 – December 23
At LowellArts, 223 W Main St, Lowell, MI 49331
The annual LowellArts Holiday Artists Market features artwork by over 50 area artists. Artwork and other handmade items by Michigan artists will be available for purchase during the gift-giving season. Gift items include: pottery, paintings, photography, jewelry, textiles, glasswork, handbags, woodwork, metalwork, wreaths, basketry, ornaments, candles, soaps, and more. Gallery hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 6pm. Details at LowellArts, 223 W Main St, Lowell, MI 49331