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Art ➔ Painting, Museum By Streetlight

Identifier:
2010.7.6
Description:
This painting depicts a young child standing at the corner of Fulton and Monroe in the Streets of Old Grand Rapids. The Voigt Herpolsheimer Store is in the background.;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 www.ryanhipp.com and on Twitter @hipphop.
Date:
2009
Materials:
Watercolor, Gouache, New Media
Dimensions:
55" h 45" w 3" d
Current Location Status:
On Exhibit
Source:
Museum Purchase
Rights:
Links:
http://www.ryanhipp.com
Exhibit/Program
Cafe (2010 – 2015)
Makers/Donors
Hipp, Ryan

Hipp, Ryan