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09/28/11 – Pig Roast / Block Party Reception – Grand Haven

ArtWalk Centertown Block Party – Parking Lot at Frame & Mat Shop Come on down to Centertown in Grand Haven. Pig out on pig roast – complements of Anthony’s Kicked Up Catering. Or, chill out with a bowl of JW’s infamous white chili while listening to live music by Barefoot Sunday and watching Reb Roberts… Read More

07/23/11 – Birthday Reception & Book Signing: Frame and Mat Shop in Rockford

Come meet photographer Stacy Niedzwiecki on Saturday, July 23rd – during a public reception and party at the Frame and Mat Shop in downtown Rockford, Michigan, from 11am to 1pm. Yummy snacks and drinks will be served in honor of Stacy’s birthday, so please save the date! The party will continue across the street at… Read More

09/24/10 – Meet the Artists Reception

Meet and greet the 30 ArtPrize artists – hosted by the North Kent County Chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. Refreshments will be served and the event is open to everyone. If you can’t make the reception – there’s plenty of opportunities to see the great artwork installed. Exhibits are inside the conference center, in… Read More

Let's Wine About Winter – This FRIDAY!

Strolling Brunch with ArtPrize Artists’ Talks

Party Date: Sunday, September 27 Party Time: Noon until 6 pm Party Venues: San Chez Bistro Bar Divani Grand Rapids Children’s Museum One Trick Pony Grill & Taproom Urban Institute  for Contemporary Arts (UICA) West Michigan Arts and Technology (WMCAT) Complimentary foods at each location with a cash bar! Artists will be present to talk… Read More

Adventures in DC: the Celebration!

On the evening of our third day in DC – it was time to experience the event that brought us there in the first place… The 2008 National Geographic ADVENTURE magazine’s Adventurer of the Year Celebration! This is an annual event that honoring those in the world of adventure whose extraordinary achievements have expanded our… Read More

I Won A Trip to National Geographic ADVENTURE’s “Adventurer of the Year” Gala

See full press release I was just informed I won the Grand Prize in a National Geographic ADVENTURE magazine contest to receive two all-access passes to the third annual Adventurer of the Year Celebration. I was chosen after submitting a short statement describing a favorite adventure destination in 150 words or less.  This means I… Read More

More Fun from the Fourth!

As I mentioned in an earlier post – we did a lot of fun activities over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. Here’s a few images of us enjoying our day visiting Tad & Sarah Smedes. Tad had one last fling at his house because it has sold. They are newly married (as of April),… Read More