In April 2016 I moved out of a gallery space in downtown Grand Rapids, MI. The gallery was an intimate 300ish square foot white-cube space with polished wood floors, big store front windows, and a living space in the back. A grad student's dream! I managed exhibitions in that space, affectionately called Craft House, for three years.
Now, without the constraints of a physical location, the need for regular open hours (I never was very good at that), or the cash to pay rent each month I can continue to recognize, celebrate and engage with local artists and visual art projects. I'm looking at painters, drawers, sculptors, assemblagists, ceramicists, printmakers, photographers, street artists, fiber artists, visual arts organizers, curators, and more. I'm most interested in artists and projects working outside the institution, though I still love a well-curated museum exhibition. And I especially want to support those visual artists making significant contributions to the conversation who aren't getting enough recognition.
You'll see all of that here and more on the the first Thursday of every month and occasionally in-between.
Invite me to your show! Share your work. I might share it too.