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Posted April 21, 2022

Above and Beyond: Presenting the 2022 KCAD Excellence Award Winners

Chosen from across KCAD's programmatic landscape, each new group of Excellence Awards honorees reflects a unique diversity of creative practice, conceptual focus, and professional trajectory. At the same time, all winners are united by an insatiable curiosity, a fierce dedication to learning and growth, and a passion for connecting their creativity to something larger than themselves. The 2022 Excellence Award winners are undoubtedly cut from the same cloth, and it is our distinct pleasure to present them to you! Read More...

  • Professor Ruth O’Keefe Passes Away

    Posted November 30, 2009

    On November 25, 2009, with her family at her side, Ruth Lagow O'Keefe passed away after a brief but valiant fight with cancer. Professor O ??Keefe recently celebrated her 25th year of teaching at Kendall College of Art and Design, where she was chair of the Liberal Arts and Sciences Department. Teaching was her passion, and she always looked for ways to bring current events into her classroom. She always felt she could contribute something to young minds, she learned as much from her students as they learned from her. Read More...

  • A Full House for Rafael Vi oly

    Posted November 12, 2009

    Kendall students and visitors had two opportunities to learn from one of the world ??s leading architects. Rafael Vi oly, designer of many significant and innovative buildings worldwide, including Grand Rapids ?? Van Andel Research Center, visited Kendall on November 9. Read More...

  • Kendall Grad Takes Second Place

    Posted October 19, 2009

    Kendall graduate Tracy VanDuinen ( ??89 Visual Communications), his brother Corey Van Duinen and creative partner Todd Osborne took home second place and a $100,000 prize in the first-ever ArtPrize competition. Read More...

  • ArtPrize a Success

    Posted October 12, 2009

    Kendall College of Art and Design is always a busy place, but thanks to Read More...

  • Thousands watch a rain of a 100,000 paper airplanes

    Posted September 27, 2009

    Over 20,000 people jammed the streets and reached for the skies as a rainbow of hand-folded paper airplanes were released from rooftops in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. Read More...

  • Student Services Relocation Complete

    Posted September 21, 2009

    Not too long ago, students had to visit several floors in order to register for classes, see a counselor, receive financial aid, or find out what was wrong with their MacBook. Portfolio reviews for potential students took place behind a bank of file cabinets in Student Services, and gallery space was at a premium. Read More...