Art Galleries: January 2020

Local art galleries listings and highlights
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piece from Selling Sexism exhibit at Fed Galleries at KCAD
A piece from the "Selling Sexism" exhibit at KCAD's Fed Galleries. Courtesy Kendall College of Art and Design

Fed Galleries @ Kendall College of Art and Design: Work by contemporary visiting artists, students and staff. Through Jan. 25, “Selling Sexism” includes objects on loan from Ferris State University’s Museum of Sexist Objects, along with works by contemporary artists who encourage discussion, debate and dialogue about everyday objects that promote sexist attitudes, discriminatory practices and gendered violence. 17 Pearl St. NW, 451-2787, kcad.edu/galleries. 

Aquinas College Gallery: Work by students, faculty and visiting artists. Jan. 19-Feb. 14, Faculty Exhibit; reception 2-4 p.m. Jan. 19. Art & Music building, 1607 Robinson Road SE, 632-8900, aquinas.edu/art/gallery.

Center Art Gallery – Calvin University: Student, faculty and alumni work, plus exhibits by visiting artists. Through Jan. 28, “John James Audubon: Selections from the Permanent Collection.” Jan. 6-Feb. 22, “Matter and Spirit”; reception 6-9 p.m. Jan. 30. Calvin University Covenant Fine Arts Center, 1795 Knollcrest Circle SE, 526-6271, calvin.edu/centerartgallery. 

Church of the Servant Gallery: Art exhibits by visiting artists. Jan. 13-Feb. 14, “Codex” by Matt Plescher; reception 7-8:30 p.m. Jan. 13. 3835 Burton St. SE, 956-7611, churchoftheservantcrc.org.

Copper Corners Art: Original artwork and wallpapers by Mary-Catheryn Baker; also, home décor, jewelry and clothes. 8325 Broadmoor Ave. SE, Caledonia, 459-3031, coppercornersarts.com. 

Design Quest Gallery: Furniture store exhibits art in a gallery setting. 4181 28th St. SE, 940-9911, designquest.biz.

Flat River Cottage: Fine art, jewelry, antiques and home décor; also, paintings by Kathleen Mooney. 317 E. Main St., Lowell, 897-8601, flatrivercottage.com.

Flat River Gallery & Framing: Artist cooperative shows work in a variety of mediums, plus gifts, framing and workshops. Jan. 2-Feb. 29, guest artist Ralph Nunzi. 219 W. Main St., Lowell, 987-6737, flatrivergalleryandframing.com. 

Forest Hills Fine Arts Center: Artist-in-residence program offers exhibits by local and regional artists during the school year; also exhibits by Forest Hills Public Schools students and staff. Jan. 9-30, technical illustrations by Matt Cushman; reception 6-7 p.m. Jan. 23. 600 Forest Hill Ave. SE, 493-8965, fhfineartscenter.com.

Fountain Street Church Keeler Gallery: Art exhibits in a variety of mediums by visiting artists. 24 Fountain St. NE, 459-8386, fountainstreet.org/art. 

Franciscan Life Process Center: Changing exhibits by local artists. Guardian Gallery – Grand Rapids: Through Jan. 28, “Beautiful Gimmicks” by Esan Sommersell. 654 Davis St. NW. Guardian Gallery – Lowell: Through Jan. 26, “Barns and Views of Sleeping Bear” by Holly Sturges. 11650 Downes St., 897-7842, lifeprocesscenter.org.

The Galleries @ 17 Fountain: Work by Kendall College of Art and Design students in graduate-level programs and special community projects. 17 Fountain St. NW, 451-2787, kcad.edu/galleries.

Gallery 154: Eastown gallery shows local and national multimedia art, gifts and jewelry. 1456 Lake Drive SE, 454-2154, facebook.com/gallery154.

GRCC Collins Art Gallery: Exhibits by visiting artists, faculty and students. Jan. 13-Feb. 14, “Kristin Casaletto.” 143 Bostwick Ave. NE, 234-3544, grcc.edu/artgallery.

GVSU Art Galleries: Student artwork and exhibits by renowned artists. Allendale campus: Through Feb. 28, “Zapatos Rojos/Red Shoes” by Elina Chauvet at Kirkhof Center Gallery. Jan. 6-June 19, “50 Years of Global GVSU” at Red Wall Gallery. 1 Campus Drive, Allendale, 331-2563. Pew Grand Rapids campus: Through Feb. 28, “Jose Guadalupe Posada: Calavera Prints from the GVSU Print and Drawing Cabinet” at West Wall Gallery. Jan. 6-June 19, “Shadow and Light: Selections from the Douglas Gilbert Photography Collection” at Blue Wall Gallery. Permanent exhibit: “Mathias J. Alten: An Evolving Legacy” at George and Barbara Gordon Gallery. DeVos Center, 401 W. Fulton St., 331-3638, gvsu.edu/artgallery.

Heartside Gallery: Folk, outsider and intuitive art by self-taught Heartside residents. 48 S. Division Ave., 235-7211 ext. 103, heartside.org. 

Holland Area Arts Council: Changing exhibits of art. Through Jan. 4, “Nature Preserves” by Cara O’Brien and Diane Zoellmer and “Rarified Objects” by Lorma Freestone and Thea Grisby. 150 E. Eighth St., Holland, 396-3278, hollandarts.org. 

ICCF: Inner City Christian Federation headquarters displays art in various media. 920 Cherry St. SE, 336-9333, iccf.org.

Kruizenga Art Museum: Art from Hope College’s permanent collection and visiting exhibitions. 271 Columbia Ave., Holland, 395-6400, hope.edu/kam.

LaFontsee Galleries: 2D and 3D works by gallery artists, plus framing and restoration services. Also, Urban Craft Boutique with gifts, accessories and home décor. 833 Lake Drive SE, 451-9820, lafontsee.us.

Leep Art Gallery: Work by a variety of visiting artists. Through Jan. 6, “Sunny Ways” by Ann Teliczan. Pine Rest Postma Center, 300 68th St. SE, pinerest.org/leep-art-gallery.

LowellArts: Changing exhibitions of works by Michigan artists. Jan. 9-Feb. 15, “The Art of Change.” 223 W. Main St., Lowell, 897-8545, lowellartsmi.org. 

MercuryHead Gallery: A variety of work by local artists; also, gifts, photo restoration, digital printing on canvas and framing. 962 E. Fulton St., 456-6022, facebook.com/mercuryheadgallery.

Merizon Studio: Art, mirror and glass design, custom framing and limited-edition prints by Armand Merizon. 9087 Kalamazoo Ave. SE, Caledonia, 485-5752, merizonstudio.com.

Terryberry Gallery: Local and international art. Through Jan. 24, “3 Artists/3 Visions” by Kathleen Bechtel, Connie Kuhnle and Barbara Schilling. Lower level, St. Cecilia Music Center, 24 Ransom Ave. NE, 459-2224, scmc-online.org/visit-terryberry-gallery. 

Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts: Innovative, contemporary exhibits and installations. Through Jan. 26, Autumn Exhibition Series: “Before Words” by Kennedy Yanko, “Memory Map: Roof Line – State Street” by Mark Rumsey and “Before Words” by Larry Cook. Jan. 17-May 3, “Translating Valence.” 2 W. Fulton St., 454-7000, uica.org.

Van Singel Fine Arts Center: Changing exhibits by local artists. Jan. 10-March 10, Byron Center Teachers Show, Mixed Media. 8500 Burlingame Ave. SW, Byron Center, 878-6800, vsfac.com/programming/art-gallery.

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