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  • MFAs in Action

    Posted May 15, 2010

    MFA graduate Eleanor Gatewood and current MFA students Bridgette Broughman and Emily Gerlach and Professor of Photography, Darlene Kaczmarczyk, completed several installation pieces now on exhibit in ??Michigan ?? Land of Riches ? at the old Grand Rapids Public Museum. This project is a collaborative art exhibition, being directed by Paul Amenta, Assistant Professor of Sculpture and Functional Art. Other partnering institutions include Aquinas College, Calvin College, Grand Valley State University, Hope College, The University of Michigan and the Urban Institute of Contemporary Arts ?? ArtWorks program. Read More...

  • Hush Puppies Contest Collaboration

    Posted May 14, 2010

    Hush Puppies is holding a national shoe design contest, collaborating on the project with a Kendall Industrial Design class. A division of Wolverine World Wide, the world's leading maker of casual, work, and outdoor footwear, Hush Puppies presented design prototypes to top executives in May. Judges have narrowed down the entries to five finalists, and a winner will be selected by public Read More...

  • Windgate Winner

    Posted May 13, 2010

    Kendall College of Art and Design senior Dustin Farnsworth has been awarded a $15,000 Windgate Fellowship. This is one of the most prestigious awards available to people pursuing work in American crafts and the decorative arts. To be eligible to receive a fellowship, a student must attend an institution that the Windgate Foundation invites to apply. This year, the Foundation invited 60 institutions to submit two applications each. Of the 120 applicants, the Windgate Foundation selected just 10 winners from across the nation. The award allows the recipient to engage in significant studio work, which Farnsworth will pursue in Asheville, N.C. Farnsworth is the third winner from Kendall, a testament to the academic and creative excellence fostered by the College. Read More...

  • Joseph Sadony IV Receives Esteemed Celia Moh Scholarship

    Posted May 12, 2010

    Joseph Sadony IV, (Senior, Furniture Design) has been selected to receive a prestigious Celia Moh Scholarship for the upcoming academic year. This extensive scholarship pays full tuition, room, board, books, and fees for its recipients, and renews for each undergraduate year. Read More...

  • Type II Students Redesign Magazine

    Posted May 7, 2010

    It ??s not very often that students have the chance to redesign an actual publication, yet such was the opportunity given to Type II students. Read More...

  • Writing Professor Speaks

    Posted May 6, 2010

    In March 2010, Susanna Engbers, Chair of Liberal Arts and Sciences, presented a paper at the annual Conference on College Composition and Communication, the largest national conference for teachers of rhetoric and composition. The paper, co-presented with her English-professor husband Chad, was titled ??Couples in Collaboration: Mixing and Remixing our Pedagogies. ? It addressed the multiple ways in which collaborations between ??intimate academics ? (i.e., academic couples, married or otherwise) can offer a kind of gold standard for other academic collaborations. Read More...

  • Undergraduate Students Present to American Popular Culture Association

    Posted April 30, 2010

    Graduating seniors Tara Stewart, Art History, and Steven R. Chan, Illustration, and junior Kat Vander Weele, Illustration, presented papers at the national conference of the Read More...