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J. Andrew Gilbert

Grand Rapids, MI, United States

I'm a Bachelor of Fine Arts student at Calvin College. Most of my work, has emphasized meditation, mindfulness and self-care. I often create pieces that are highly textured, that aim for dynamic compositions and that dance in the paradox between light and heavy. I've had work featured on Dialogue, Calvin's student led arts magazine and have helped lead the Visual Arts Guild on campus helping organize a couple of student-focused showcases. I've also done some writing for Chimes, on the exhibitions done at the Center Art Gallery. As an artist I have also found it important to invest in my writing. So I've been working on my blog and publishing a webcomic, Orange Unicorn, for a year now. While I'm still young and most of the projects I'm working are just at their beginning, I feel myself comfortable pursuing a career as an artist. I hope that in the future my projects will continue to expand and become more refined both in their physical, material, qualities as well as the thought process behind them. I also want to expand my work towards children's illustration, graphic novels and animation.

J. Andrew's ArtPrize Entries

These are J. Andrew's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.

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    Fountain to Memories

    2018 ArtPrize Entry J. Andrew Gilbert
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