‘Consider the Lilies’ at Second CRC art gallery

"Consider the Lilies' is name of the latest exhibit at Second Christian Reformed Church in Grand Haven. The exhibit of flower art in 30 different media, from wood carvings and concrete flowers to various fabric art to photography and oil, includes artists from the church as well as guest artists.
Jun 15, 2011


Contributing to the media garden are wood carver Glen Gronevelt with three sculptures: a rose, amaryllis and tulips; quilter Karen Katje’s pansies; Maxine Veurink’s oil of a spring garden; Jan Veenstra’s pastel sunflower; Henk Otten’s photograph of an hibiscus; and Vange Van Huesen’s pen and ink/photographs. All are members of Second CRC.

Other highlights are the 18-foot banners from Oakdale Park CRC in Grand Rapids, hanging on the brick wall; Grand Haven artist Wanda Anderson with poured charcoal drawing; silk-screen concrete poems of Mary Solt; concrete flowers of Amy Greving; and plastic flowers painted with acrylics of Kara Kemperman.

The public is invited to view the show that runs until Aug. 21. Summer hours of the church are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday and Sundays. The church is located at the corner of Robbins and Sheldon roads.


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