Terryberry Gallery, art supporting art

Opened in 1986, the Terryberry Gallery exhibits local and international art throughout the St. Cecilia Music Center’s season and is truly a delightful accent with its varied exhibits to the already beautiful appointed building it is housed in and the music it is immersed in.

Artists interested in exhibiting at Terryberry Gallery can review the 2014 Terryberry Artist Contract and TERRYBERRY GALLERY floor-plan. Email a complete contract your bio, artist statement, contact information and three electronic photo-files of your work to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Located on the lower level of the St. Cecilia Music Center building
Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday


MAY 8 through JULY 31, 2014
JEREMY MASON, Encaustic Art
http://jeremymasonart.com/home


OCTOBER 17 through NOVEMBER 30, 2014
KATHLEEN PUTNAM, oil and pastel
CONNIE KUHNLE, oil and pastel
ARTIST RECEPTION: TBA

Kathleen Putnam attended Kendall School of Design and majored in Illustration. She has studied with various workshop instructors that she admires and is part of a plein air painting group in her area. She feels art is a form of communication and reflects what moves the artist. Kathleen has exhibited in numerous group and one person shows and received many awards. Her paintings, in both oil and pastel, portray a variety of subject matter. Learn more a Kathleen HERE.

Award winning artist Connie Kuhnle creates visual stories of the beauty, character and truth in the life she discovers all around her; in the faces and character of the people she meets, in rural architecture and landscape, and simple objects. Learn more abut Connie HERE.


DECEMBER 2014 through JANUARY 2015
WILLIAM ALEXANDER, oil
ARTIST RECEPTION: TBA

“I want my work to be immediate and fresh. I strive to create art that is viewed as an experience…seeing, waiting, doubting, discovering, creating, destroying, opening, closing, starting, ending. “


FEBRUARY 2015
VALENTINA GRIGORIEVA
ARTIST RECEPTION: TBA

Valentina’s paintings are personal reflections of her broad interests in subject matter. She has a special love for expressive abstract with music often serving as a background for sketching, design, and painting. Her work has been exhibited at several galleries and shows, including the West Michigan Regional Art Competition.


MARCH 2015
MICHELE GORT, oil
ARTIST RECEPTION: TBA

Michele’s work is intuitive, bold and expressive. Her rich vibrant earth tones captures the expressive style of painting. With large fluid brush work, energetic palette knife work, and larger canvas her abstractions reflect energy and movement. Learn more about Michele HERE.


APRIL 2015
JAMES L. JOHNSON, watercolor
ARTIST RECEPTION: TBA

Jim Johnson studied at the Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and at The School of The Art Institute of Chicago. After serving in the U.S. Navy, he enjoyed a long career as an illustrator, winning many national juried competitions, garnering awards from the Art Directors Club, in New York City, and the Art Directors Club of Metropolitan Washington, among others. He retired to paint full time in 2006. Johnson is active in the Michigan Water Color Society and other art organizations. The artist exhibits widely, has had several solo shows, and has won many painting awards. For more information, e-mail the artist at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


MAY 6 – JUNE 30, 2015
ROY BROWN
ARTIST RECEPTION: TBA


Mid-OCTOBER 17 through NOVEMBER 30, 2015
WESTSIDE STORIES IV, oil, acrylic, copper, graphite, photography
ARTIST RECEPTION: TBA
Cheri McClain-Beatty, Ben Beltman, Karen Thoms, Don Thoms, Roniell Kirkendall, Shawn Melton

There is lots and lots of life on Grand Rapids’ Westside and lots of ways to tell it . . . !


DECEMBER 2015 through JANUARY 2016
CHARLES A. LARUE, oil
ARTIST RECEPTION: TBA

LaRue’s most abstract pieces retain a foundation of how objects behave in natural environments, while my most high-realism works are tinged and touched with the abstract.


MID-OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 2016
DEBORAH HOOVER, acrylic
ARTIST RECEPTION: TBA

Deborah’s paintings come from a love of people, music, nature and color. Many are based on the statement of artist Paul Klee, “make the invisible visible.” Her passion is the energy in musicians, the rhythm in nature and camaraderie of people . . . all bringing life, light and energy into our living spaces.


For more information, updates and gallery questions contact Cheri McClain-Beatty, Terryberry Gallery manager, at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 616.459.2224 (ext 207).