polishing appetites

Back in August, I had the sheer pleasure of photographing the most recent work of European native, formerly local artist, Anna Hanchett. Prior to her recent move to Stockholm to pursue graduate studies, Anna had a solo exhibition, Polishing Appetites, featuring her most recent work at the (106) Gallery and Studio in downtown Grand Rapids ...

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Calvin Commencement: Ellie

Ellie and I had worked together once before; so when I found out we'd be working together again a few months later to document her graduation from Calvin College, I was a delighted! After the ceremony, Commons Lawn was filled with ...

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waldron's class of 2016

Waldron, Michigan is the quaintest, smallest town in Michigan to which I have ever been. The downtown consists of a local tavern, a post office, a church and a handful of other buildings. The wide open spaces of the area far outweigh the alleys between buildings and number of houses that have fences. But the distance doesn't hinder the growth ...

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CIVA Biennial Conference 2015

CIVA’s (Christians In the Visual Arts) 2015 Biennial Conference was hosted this year at Calvin College, and I had the privilege to attend and photograph the first two days of the four-day event. For those of you who don’t know, ...

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Art.Downtown. 2015

Grand Rapids has now been my second home for the past four years. While living here I’ve grown to love the people I’ve met, the places and I’ve been, and the majority of the weather I’ve endured. (I’m still working on getting accustomed to these Michigan winters. Don’t get me wrong, the abundance of snow is beautiful; but ...

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