Q&A: Christian Gaines, Executive Director of ArtPrize

Written by Nick Manes | Monday, 03 October 2016 09:30 |
Q&A

Now in its eighth year, ArtPrize continues searching for new ways forward as an organization. Executive director Christian Gaines says the nonprofit has worked hard to establish itself as a hands-off entity, focused on proprietary technology and the events that correspond with it. Gaines spoke with Revue on the past, present and future status of the annual arts competition. 

With ArtPrize, a growing creative class, plenty of jobs and still-affordable space where artists can create, Grand Rapids would seem to be on the verge of an artistic renaissance. So why are the city’s artists so worried about their future? 

Kalamazoo folk duo Red Tail Ring announce album release show

Written by Revue Staff | Tuesday, 27 September 2016 16:15 |

Head to Seven Steps Up on Oct. 7 to celebrate the fourth album from Red Tail Ring.

Grand Rapids Ballet offering free MOVEMEDIA event

Written by Revue Staff | Monday, 26 September 2016 17:42 |

On Sept. 28, the Grand Rapids Ballet is putting on a free show in order for the public to familiarize themselves (or their friends) with the ballet.

Grand Rapids Public Museum opening mini exhibit, “Voting! Making It Count”

Written by Revue Staff | Monday, 26 September 2016 17:29 |

The Grand Rapids Public Museum has put together what it refers to as a “mini exhibit,” full of voting related artifacts.

KCAD to open pop-up shop of upcycled materials from Goodwill

Written by Revue Staff | Monday, 19 September 2016 11:29 |

From Sept. 23-25, Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD) is hosting a pop-up shop of reclaimed and redesigned Goodwill donations.

Calvin College announces upcoming January Series speaker lineup

Written by Revue Staff | Friday, 16 September 2016 10:39 |

Calvin College has released its schedule for the 2017 January Series, a month of experts, performers and other presenters visiting the college.

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