See photography by Sherri Russell on display at Festival of Arts 2015 exhibition hosted by the UICA

Some of my photography will be on display (exhibition style) during this year’s “Festival Of The Arts 2015”.

Two photography entries were chosen by jurors to display for this year’s festival Regional Arts Competition.  Both entries were taken of former clients of mine from wedding and portrait style photography.

(I am not going to post the images on my website this year until after the exhibit is finished).  I wish for those of you who can travel to Grand Rapids, to seek and find my image selections during the actual exhibition.

Art Exhibition will be hosted by the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA).  Exhibit will be open during UICA's regular hours, June 3, through July 26.

UICA Regular Gallery Hours are: Tues - Thurs 12:00 - 9:00 PM, Fri-Sat 12:00 - 9:00 PM,
Sun 12:00 - 6:00 PM

UICA is located at:  2 West Fulton, Grand Rapids, MI 49503  ----   Phone: 616 454 7000

For June 5, 6, and 7th, the festival committee enhanced the UICA Stage this year. It will host music throughout the weekend of festival so not only will you be able to see the regional Arts Exhibition, you will also be able to stop and listen to some music if you choose.


Festival Information and Links:


2015 will be the 46th Festival of the Arts, making it one of the longest-running festivals in the state. Festival always takes place the first full weekend in June in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan. The actual 2015 festival dates are June 5-6-7, but the art exhibition at the UICA will continue thru July 26th.

Festival of the Arts is a community celebration in downtown Grand Rapids, featuring arts, entertainment, food and fun activities for the entire family.  All Festival performances, exhibits and activities are free, thanks to generous donations by local organizations, companies and individuals.  Read more….

Some Images Selected To Enter Into National and International Photography Contests for 2014

(Click on images to enlarge)

Title: Dance In The Rain

Title: Glamour Galore

Title: Pearlfection

Title: There's Gotta Be Something More

Title: An Intimate Moment

Title: Mirror Mirror On The Wall (abstract)

Title: Oreo

Title: Street Performer

Title: The Promise Of Love

Title: We Are Marines

Title: I Am Just Me

Title: A Quiet Moment For Mom

Title: Mirror Mirror On The Wall

Title: Isolation

An Epic Metamorphosis To Be On Display At Festival Of The Arts Exhibition

I recently entered a 16" x 20" piece of art titled "An Epic Metamorphosis" into the 2013 Festival of the arts - regional arts "juried" exhibition in Grand Rapids Mi.

I created this piece from a photograph of a sunset and then transformed it into a "school of Salmon migrating" by using multiple photo manipulation software types. I then printed it on a metallic paper to give it more depth.

"An Epic Metamorphosis" has been accepted and will be on display at the Urban Institute For Contemporary Arts in Grand Rapids, Mi. This exhibition will be open to the public May 31st through August 18th, 2013.  There will be over 250 pcs of art/sculpture displayed by 200 Western Michigan artists. You wont want to miss this years show folks!

Let me know what you think of my art by leaving a comment below!