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Art ➔ Painting, Museum By Starlight

This painting depicts a young child looking at stars and constellations through a telescope.;The first ArtPrize event in the fall of 2009 was a huge success for the city of Grand Rapids. These 6 paintings by local artist Ryan Hipp were exhibited at the Grand Rapids Public Museum during the event. Combined with several other donations of artifacts, photographs, documentation, and memorabilia, these paintings will help the Museum document this important event. Additionally, these paintings are a welcome addition to the Grand Rapids Public Museum's small and eclectic art collection. The paintings depict some of the Museum's most well-known and beloved artifacts in a style that is both visually appealing and easily accessible.;Artist Bio: Ryan Hipp is a published author-illustrator of books for kids and a life-long native of Grand Rapids, MI. He is a member of the Society of Children's Books Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), and actively gives presentations on fostering creativity in young people. One book, "A Curious Glimpse of Michigan," was nominated for the 2005 "Great Lakes, Great Books Award." Ryan's art has recently appeared on the cover of On-The-Town Magazine. His style is "whimsical" and he can be found online at and on Twitter @hipphop.
Watercolor, Gouache, New Media
55" h 45" w 3" d
Current Location Status:
On Exhibit
Museum Purchase
Cafe (2010 – 2015)
Hipp, Ryan

Hipp, Ryan