KCAD in the News: January 2018

Posted February 1, 2018 in Alumni, Faculty, MFA Painting, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Art Education, Painting, Furniture Design, Art Education, Illustration, Industrial Design

Industrial Design Program Chair Jon Moroney Reimagines Sledding With New Entrepreneurial Venture Industrial Design Program Chair Jon Moroney was featured by WZZM 13 and MLive in articles spotlighting Sled Legs, a new snow recreation product Moroney and his collaborators developed and launched through Kickstarter.

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Alumnus Steve Vinson Embodies Versatility of the Modern Working Artist Steven Vinson (’11, MFA) was featured by cultured.GR in an article exploring his latest artistic work, his work as a preparator and adjunct faculty member at KCAD, and his role as a curator at Spiral, the gallery he’s owned and operated on Division Ave in Grand Rapids since 2013.

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Alumnus Michael Clark Translates Color and Light to Canvas Michael Clark (’06, BFA Painting) was profiled in the Estes Park, Colorado-based newspaper the Estes Park Trail Gazette in an article exploring his inspirations and his artistic process.

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Alumnus Kyle Harmon Building Creative Community in Northern Michigan Kyle Harmon (’12, BFA Art Education) and his wife Courtney, co-owners of Cadillac, Michigan-based art retail shop The Barn Social, were featured in the Cadillac News in an article highlighting the shop’s educational programming.

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Alumna Judy Rogers Releases Faith-Based Coloring Book Judy Rogers (’00, BFA Illustration) wrote and illustrated “To Everything There is a Season,” a faith-based coloring book published by Christian Faith Publishing.

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Alumnus Evan Fay Making Waves With Detroit-Based Design Studio Evan Fay (’14, BFA Furniture Design) was featured in the design magazine Azure in a piece profiling Aratani Fay, the Detroit-based design studio he operates with his business partner, Ayako Aratani.

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Alumna Rachael Van Dyke Creates Covers for New Bible Series Rachael Van Dyke (’11, Master of Art Education) was commissioned by Tyndale House Publishers to create a series of six covers for “Immerse: The Reading Bible,” the company’s New Living Translation Bible.

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