Leadership on Canvas will mark the fourth iteration of this innovative enterprise by exploring the relationship between leadership and the arts. The following Leaders from Grand Rapids have been specifically selected for their involvement in the development of events, programming and experiences that make Grand Rapids a great place to live and work. Artist-Leaders for the 2017, ArtPrize project Leadership on Canvas. Veverly Austin, Motivational Speaker Eva Aguirre Cooper, Community Affairs Director WOOD T Tom Haas, President, GVSU Ping Liang, Managing Director of AlphaMax Advisors LLC Paul Moore, Director, Communications, Start Garden Bill Manns, President Mercy Health Saint Mary's Campus Carlos Sanchez, Director, FSU, Latino Business and Economics Chris Smit, Co-Chair DisArt Jill Blakemore Vyn, Co-Chair, DisArt Kathleen Stewart Ponitz, The Stewart Ponitz Group Daniel Williams, Executive Director, WMCAT Legacy Leader: Will be announced soon. Leader For Me: Will be announced soon.
- Art form: 2-D
- Medium: acrylic
- Year created: 2017
About Leadership On Canvas 2017
Each year the newly selected team will paint side-by-side with Artist Cynthia Hagedorn. The Leader-Artists have never painted before, but are creative in their own right. The thread of color and conversation will blend the exhibition together. There will be a total of 13 canvases with the stories and statements along the side of their masterpieces.