Past Events at the Rankin Art Gallery
Past

 

2014 

February 1 - 28 - Festival of the Arts - Andy Warhol, Silver Clouds

November 8 - January 25, 2014 - Bobcats to Bobwhites; Nature and Wildlife in Art with Randy Hendricks, painter, and Jan VanHosen, taxidermist.

 

2013

November 8 - January 25, 2014 - Bobcats to Bobwhites; Nature and Wildlife in Art with Randy Hendricks and Jan VanHosen. 

September 10 - October 31 - "Creatures Great & Small; The Rich Tradition of Oaxacan Art" including a collection on loan from Jack & Susan Batdorff.  Making Natural Paint Colors at the Wood Carving Workshop of Jacobo and Maria Angeles Ojeda                            Contemporary Folk Art of Oaxaca

April 8 - 27 - Ferris Architecture Technology and Facility Management students - "Art and Architecture" 

February 1 - March 6 - John Batdorff II - "Observations Abroad" 

January 14 - 25 - Megan Klco - "Gray Areas: Doubts"

 

2012

November 27 - December 14 - Andy Snow - "Surprising Narrative"

November 1 - 20 - Shelley Newman Stevens - "Journey: Life From the Inside Out"

September 5 - October 13 - Rob Vander Zee  &  Kathleen Elliot - "The Enchanted Transient Reality"

April 9 - 28 -  Tom Post - "Visionaries & Malcontents"

March 12 - 31 -  Darlene Kaczmarczyk - "Food for Thought"
 
February 13 – 25 - James L. MaloneBeach - "Demon Masks and Timelines"

February 1 - 11 -  The American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2011 Institute Honors Award Exhibit. This is a Festival of the Arts Event

January 4 - 21 - 
Chaos & Calm - Oil Paintings by Sheryl Budnik



2011
December 1 - 17  -  "Ferris/Kendall Faculty Exhibit"

November 7 - 22 - "Aesthetic Engineering"

September 6 - 23  - Rachel Kauff - "Drawing From the Land"

July 1 - August 12  - The Curtis Collection - These pieces are from the collection of Dr. Frank Edward Curtis gifted to Ferris in 1980. This collection includes still life, portraits and landscapes by 19th century artists from America, France, England and other countries. It is part of Ferris State University's on-going "Art In Public Places" initiative.

April 5 - 30  - Frederick Weston - "A Retrospective: For Colored Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When All You Ever Needed Was the Blues."

March 14 - 31 -  Art Martin and Lee Brown -  Sculpture and Painting

February 2011 -  Coffee Art  -  A Festival of the Arts event

February 1 - 26 -  Dru King  -  Figurative Paintings

2010

October 18 - November 24  -  "Labyrinth" A glasswork installation.

September 7 - 30  -  "Russell Chatham" Original oil paintings and prints on loan from The Muskegon Museum of Art.

May 4- 14 - Clay, Art and Fire is a borrowed title from the North Michigan pottery festival in downtown Big Rapids, MI. This annual event is usually held the 1st weekend, Saturday and Sunday, in June .

April 6 - 30  -  "Elliot" Paintings & Story by Tobin Sprout

March 2 - 26  - Paintings by Elizabeth Crank, Lynette Vought, Carrie Weis

February 9 - 26  - "The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss" - Traveling exhibit and selected pieces from the collection of  The Pinnacle Art Group

January 27 - 29  -  Honors Program Juried Art Show
 
January 11 - 27  - Ferris/Kendall Faculty

The Rankin Gallery is located in the Rankin Student Service Center above the bookstore. Open hours during the gallery season are Monday - Friday 11am - 5pm. Please contact Carrie Weis the Director if you have any questions or requests at 591-2536.