Category Archives: From our Artists

Straight Up Artist, Olivia Guterson

Straight Up, the Ann Arbor Art Center's monthly Art Pop-up, is on the road this summer with its 3-part SUMMER FLING series! Mark your calendars for part 2 on Thursday, July 19 as Straight Up visits Ypsi with artist Olivia Rae Guterson. We'll be grooving to live music by DJ Khlonez, doing a free paint-your-own…

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…