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Vuela Grito: Picardo celebrates 25 years as an international artist


Picardo explained to me the meaning behind the name of his recent show, Vuela Grito. “It means to yell or scream loudly, from deep within your soul,… from a kind of spiritual place”

That’s not a real surprise if you already know him. Much about Picardo’s body of work suggests a certain sensitivity, or a sense of self-awareness in regards to the existential forces in nature, and within our own lives. Picardo’s passionate visual narratives are openly apparent in his use of vibrant colors, bold and seductive lines and shading, and sensual shapes. His sense of humility, and a genuine interest in meaningfully connecting on a deeper level with the viewer, serves as a perfect balance to temper his vision into something so readily appealing to so many people.
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Opening reception for “Ancestral Art” Indigenous Voices, An Artists’ Benefit for Haitian Peasant Groups.


On Friday, March 8, 2013, West Michigan Center for Peacebuilding will host the opening reception for “Ancestral Art” Indigenous Voices, An Artist Benefit for Haitian Peasant Groups. Continue reading

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Remnants of Route 66; the Collage Art of Jewly Warren


The collage art of Jewly Warren depicts 50’s pop culture in an absurd mashup of surrealist slapstick americana Continue reading

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99 Acts of Revolution in 2012: #9 Write an Article


As part of my campaign to commit myself to 99 acts of revolution (big & small) in 2012, I find myself using the power of the written word to plant the seeds of change in fertile minds by writing an article about the protests against Rush Limbaugh on WOOD Radio in Grand Rapids MI. Continue reading

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99 Acts of Revolution in 2012: #6 Occupy the Airwaves


As part of my New Year’s Resolution to commit myself to committing 99 acts of revolution (big & small) in 2012, I bring you to my latest act of rebellion #6: Occupy the Airwaves Continue reading

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99 acts of revolution in 2012; #3 Join a movement


In keeping with my New Years Eve 2012 Resolution, I have dedicated myself to committing “99 acts of Revolution (big & small)”.  I have been very busy getting involved in all kinds of political oriented activities in just the first … Continue reading

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David Cobb of Move to Amend visits Grand Rapids


David Cobb of Move to Amend speaks at Fountain St Church about an Amendment to the US Constitution Ending Corporate Personhood. the event is co-hosted by Occupy Grand Rapids and local members of Move to Ammend Continue reading

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