Category Archives: From our Artists

Jan Bogart: Sanctuary Featured Artist

Jan Bogart has her piece, Sanctuary, currently on display in our 117 Gallery. Check it out from now until July 14. Bio:  Jan Bogart completed a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Kansas. Jan relocated to Michigan where her new profession allowed her to complete a B.F.A. in Sculpture at Eastern Michigan University while working as an…

Jessica Tenbusch: Curator & Artist Feature

Jessica Tenbusch is one of three curators of our exhibition, Sanctuary, along with Ilana Houten and Elize Jekabson.  In addition to being a curator, Tenbusch also has several pieces of her artwork in the show. You can see it from now until July 14, 2018. BIO:  Tenbusch received her BFA in 2011 and MFA in…

Lorraine Kolasa: Sanctuary Featured Artist

Featured artist, Lorraine Kolasa, has her piece, "Arachne, I'm Sorry" in our 117 Gallery as part of our current exhibition, Sanctuary. Check them out from now until July 14. Bio:  A Metro-Detroit native, Lorraine Kolasa graduated with a BFA from Eastern Michigan University, with a concentration in jewelry/metalsmithing. Textile crafts have long been a hobby…

Sanctuary Featured Artist: Will Cares

Sanctuary features the artwork of 15 artists from Ypsi Alloy Studios. It is now on view in the 117 Gallery from now until July 14. Will Cares has several pieces in the exhibition exploring the theme of "sanctuary." Bio:  Will Cares is an artist, art teacher, musician, and writer. His work has been exhibited at…

Featured Artist – Olivia Maldonado

We spoke with Olivia Maldonado, the 17 year old artist behind our brand new mural (located in the back of our building - facing the Republic Parking Lot). After beginning her work in March, Maldonado recently completed the mural that pays homage to Ann Arbor, with plenty of Easter eggs for everyone to find. Maldonado…