KCAD Community Members Named Among Top Artists in Grand Rapids
cultured.GR, a new online publication focused on arts and culture in West Michigan, recently released a series of three Top 10 lists, written by local artists and community members, spotlighting the city’s best artists. Numerous members of the Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University (KCAD) community are included:
Kelly Allen – Alumna (’08, MFA)
Kelly Allen (credit - Christopher Wilson)
"Garden 1" by Kelly Allen (image courtesy of the artist)
Michele Bosak –Alumna (’04, BFA Sculpture and Functional Art) and Curator of Exhibitions
Michele Bosak (credit - Michele Bosak)
"Laying Ground" by Michele Bosak (image courtesy of the artist)
Shelly Klein - Alumna ('94, BFA Painting)
Shelly Klein (credit - Mitch Ranger)
"Composition with Pink Cloud" by Shelly Klein (image courtesy of the artist)
Maureen Nollette – adjunct instructor
Maureen Nollette (credit - Matthew Patulski)
"Silence" by Maureen Nollette (image courtesy of the artist)
Deborah Rockman – Drawing Professor
"Companions 9 (While Syria Burns)" by Deborah Rockman (image courtesy of the artist)
Natalie Wetzel – Sculpture and Functional Art Assistant Professor
Poster from Extremophilia, a transdisciplinary film project Wetzel was a part of that was inspired by brain function and theoretical physics (credit - Mark Andrus)
See the list from ArtPrize Director of Exhibitions Kevin Buist here.
See the list from Grand Rapids-based artist Yolanda Gonzalez here.
See the list from Grand Rapids-based artist Tom Duimstra here.