Saturday, August 18th, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm
Grand Haven City Municipal Marina
Art on the Riverfront is an outdoor, juried art show held along Grand Haven’s beautiful boardwalk at the municipal marina. The show will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 10am to 5pm. The popular one-day art exhibit showcases the works of accomplished regional artists in a wide variety of media, including painting,photography, sculpture, pottery, jewelry, glass, wood and metal. This show is sponsored by Gallery Uptown of Grand Haven and is free to the public.
Awards will recognize artists with a “Best in Show”, 2ndPlace, “People’s Choice”, “Poster Contest”, and “Gallery Uptown Award”. The public will have a chance to vote for their favorite artist through the “People’s Choice” award!
We are pleased to have Grand Haven artist and educator Maggie Bandstra as our juror for our top two awards for Art on the Riverfront 2018. Currently enrolled in SCAD’s MFA in painting program and teaching full time for Hudsonville Public Schools, Maggie works in both paint and clay. In 2015, she began organizing group shows, most of them Pop-Up, one day art shows. Her mission through these shows is to bring artists, community organizations, and businesses together through art.
Our 2018 Art on the Riverfront Poster Contest winner is Deborah Hoover of Jenison, Michigan. Posters will be available for purchase at the Gallery Uptown throughout the month of August and during the event.