Fashion’s Night Out exhibit to feature GH artist

As a participant in the third annual Fashion's Night Out, the Richard App Gallery, 910 Cherry Street S.W., is hosting an art/music/shopping event from 5-11 p.m. Thursday. The gallery event will feature new paintings from part-time Grand Haven artist Chris Protas; and Vermont artist Mikey Welsh, formerly of the band Weezer. The artist reception will run in conjunction with a pop-up store from AK Rikks, which will also be housed in the gallery. Beginning at 10 p.m., the Grand Rapids-based band The Concussions will play a live show to close out the night.
Sep 6, 2011


Protas is an artist from New York City who spends part of each year in Grand Haven. He shows frequently in West Michigan and New York. Several of his paintings, and two large murals, can be seen currently in Grand Haven.

Welsh lives and works in Burlington, Vt. He is known for his large-scale figures, abstract paintings and murals.


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