Listen in to the West Michigan-based arts podcast, Light Conversations: a podcast recorded at Light Gallery + Studio that covers the people who are shifting and changing the art scene in Grand Rapids, MI. Hosts include gallery owners Matthew Provoast and Erika Townsley, as well as art critic Holly Bechiri and designer Fernando Ramirez. You can find all of the episode show notes and images here on our website, or tune in on Spotify or iTunes.
In this episode, Holly Bechiri sits down with Mandy Cano Villalobos, a local artist and professor who works in everything from two dimensional to sculpture to installation and even the occasional performance work.
In this episode, Holly Bechiri talks to Grand Rapids artist Emerson Schreiner about his new work, on view for the month of March at Light Gallery + Studio, and how he makes a living as a working artist thanks to summers building sand sculptures in Texas (not kidding!).
In this episode, Holly Bechiri talks to Alynn Guerra, well-known and well-loved Grand Rapids printmaker about the recent flooding damage at her Tanglefoot studio when pipes burst above her space at the end of the recent polar vortex storms.