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GVL/Kate Branum - Phosphorescent exhibit

GVSU photography students create senior thesis exhibition

Grand Valley State University photography students Sue Ackerman, Kristen Hollingsworth, Amanda Lautner, Brianna Overkamp, Autumn Perez, James Redmond, Nicole Trost, Chelsea Whitaker and Mallory Wolfgram have collaborated on the senior thesis exhibition, "Phosphorescent." Currently on display at the GVSU Art Gallery in the Performing Arts Center on the Allendale Campus, "Phosphorescent" features a variety of themes and images, all reflecting personal interests and experiences of the photographers. The exhibition will be open to the public through Friday, Dec. 9.

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GVL / Courtesy - Matt Gubancsik
Opera Grand Rapids

GVSU student wins first place at vocal competition

Grand Valley State University vocal music students Kristina Papas and Hannah Tripp competed in the 13th annual Collegiate Vocal Competition hosted by Opera Grand Rapids Saturday, Nov. 19 and Sunday, Nov. 20. GVSU faculty member Kathryn Stieler founded the competition as a way for students to have an opportunity to gain experience performing where they could receive feedback.

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GVL / Courtesy - Aiden Simon

GVSU professors present four-piece exhibit in Chicago

Meghan Moe Beitiks, a visual studies and foundations professor at Grand Valley State University and her colleagues, Marissa Benedict, Liz Ensz and Lindsey French, presented four stations of performance art varying in complexities of sites, systems, ecologies, communication, matter and relevant social histories. Their work was put on display this past week at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago.

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