WMU-Grand Rapids is a 2013 artprize venue and the Frostic School of Art has provided an exhibition juried by artist Nayda Collazo-Llorens. the exhibition includes 32 registered artprize projects representing 70 artists and transforms WMU's unique downtown fifth floor into a spectacular location full of fascinating and inspiring art.
The first floor commons area is dedicated to the memory of Paul Robbert, professor emeritus, and features his handmade paper works. during his 41 year tenure at WMU he taught papermaking, printmaking, drawing and painting. he was a founding member of the Kalamazoo Book Arts Center and the papermaking area is dedicated to him containing equipment he built himself and used in his studio at Park Trades Center.
ArtPrize runs from Sept. 18 through Oct. 6 in Grand Rapids. There will be a reception held on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. Please see the reception invite for more information.