May 9th - July 9th 2020
No opening reception currently scheduled
Recognizing the serendipitous events in our mundane lives can create marvelous moments among the path of life. Artist, Maggie Bandstra, exhibits her Masters of Fine Arts review project at the Holland Area Arts Council May 9th - July 9th.
Maggie Bandstra is a painter and potter. Her work is about connecting with nature, people, and the moment. Bandstra is and Artist, Art Educator, Education Director at HAAC and founder of the Lakeshore Visual Arts Collective. She is currently working on her MFA in Painting from Savannah Collage of Art and Design. Bandstra holds a BS in Education from Loyola University of Chicago and and MA in Education Leadership from Michigan State University. Maggie's studio is in Grand Haven, MI where she lives with her husband and son. You can find more about Maggie and her work at https://www.maggiebandstra.com/
June 4th - September 5th 2020
Facebook Live Reception June 4th at 5:30 pm
Community Cardboard is an open call to artists of all ages to create original artwork on one square foot of cardboard. All of the art will be displayed in the Armstrong Gallery at the Holland Area Arts Council from June 4th-September 5th. There is a $5.00 suggested donation per piece to support our programming but it is not required. For complete instructions visit here
You may submit as many works as you wish by dropping them off on May 27th and 28th from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm or by mailing the work to 150 E 8th St. Holland, MI 49423
There will be a Facebook Live Reception Event on the Holland Arts Facebook page on June 4th at 5:30 pm to talk about the submitted work and show images of each piece. The art will be able to be viewed on the website as well. The Arts Council will be opening again for in person visits in late May but check our website before visiting due to COVID-19 safety issues.
May 28th - July 19th 2020
Susan Day Martell paints in a lush contemporary photorealistic style deploying close up views of alluring florals in a way that is all her own. Susan Day Martell is a contemporary painter living and working in the small town of Douglas, MI. She is inspired by the beauty of her surroundings in her own flower garden. Largely self-taught, she has also studied with other contemporary artists around the country. Her medium is both oil and acrylics.
Painting since 2011, in recent years she has been concentrating on honing her skills in photorealism with her animal portraits and floral art. She has been selected for the "Top Twenty" of Holland's Tulip Time Art in Bloom competition for the last three years. Her work has also been selected for many regional art exhibitions and is in private collections around the country.
Reopening by appointment only.
To view our exhibitions in person, work in the ceramics studio, or register for a class please call (616) 396-3278 or email email@example.com
Holland Area Arts Council
150 East 8th Street
Holland, Michigan 49423