kalamazoo institute of arts

11:22 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Calling Michigan Home: Different views of Michigan's landscapes

By David Jones

Photos from the exhibit Calling Michigan Home will be at the upcoming Kalamazoo Institute of Arts holiday sale. The exhibit shows ten photographers’ different perspectives on Michigan’s many landscapes.

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6:10 am
Thu June 27, 2013

KIA Executive Director Jim Bridenstine to retire

Lead in text: 
Bridenstine plans to stay on until his replacement is found
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- After 23 years at the helm at one of Kalamazoo's most significant organizations, Jim Bridenstine, the executive director of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, is retiring. Bridenstine announced the move Wednesday in a press release. "It has been an incredibly satisfying experience to serve the past 23 years as the Executive Director of the KIA.
Fine Art
6:05 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Crossing the country for a paycheck: Wood artist hits the road

One of artist Peter Czuk's benches
Credit Peter Czuk

Earlier this month Kendall artist Peter Czuk was in Kalamazoo’s Bronson Park, building his booth for the KIA Art Fair. Czuk will repeat this setting-up process at many other art fairs this year from Washington and California to the East Coast. He says it’s a way to get his work in front of potential customers.

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Fine Art
12:00 am
Tue September 18, 2012

The KIA hosts winners of the 2012 Billboard Art Contest

Paul Marquardt

Hear about contest winner Paul Marquardt

You might have spotted billboards around Southwest Michigan advertising something a little different—local art. On Friday night from 5:30 to 7:30, you can meet the ten artists who won this year’s Billboard Art Contest at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. Their work will be on display at the KIA. One of the artists is Paul Marquardt who works out of his home studio.

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