Laura Weber + ArtWorks

Out of the Blue , 2016, exterior paint. Straight St. and Fulton Ave.

Out of the Blue, 2016, exterior paint. Straight St. and Fulton Ave.

ArtWorks is a five-week, free program for students ages 14-18 years old. Students participating in the program receive on-site job training and mentorship, and engage in art, design, and installation projects. Led by highly qualified instructors and artists, students work in small groups on creative projects and design solutions to meet client or community partner needs. ArtWorks students installed Out of the Blue at the Grand Rapids W. Fulton Parking Lot as part of UICA's Exit Space Project in 2016. 

Supporters: Herman Miller Cares, Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, Amway, Grand Rapids Community Foundation Youth Committee

Matt Elliott + Artworks + ACT

UICA Exit Space Project Artworks and Act

ArtWorks & ACT

ArtWorks students from the UICA worked with Artists Creating Together on installing Untitled in the 8 Commerce Pedestrian Ramp for the UICA's Exit Space Project in July and August of 2015. ACT empowers individuals with disabilities to learn, grow, and celebrate through the arts. ArtWorks is a five-week, free program for students ages 14 to 18 years old. Students participating in the program receive on-site job training and mentorship, and engage in art, design, and installation projects. ACT provides artistic and creative expression programs that enrich the lives of people with and without disabilities in West Michigan.