Cynthia Hagedorn (cynthiahagedorn.com) is a working abstract acrylic artist, art educator and curator maintaining a studio in downtown Grand Rapids. Her company, Square Peg Events (squarepegevents.com), produces dozens of art-enhanced events annually. A co-founder of Kids ArtFest, Cynthia was the event’s executive producer for 3 years. Produced in partnership with GRCM, Kids ArtFest is a large-scale experience during ArtPrize catering to 10,000 participants annually. Cynthia is an Independent Docent for the Art Institute of Chicago, and offers lectures and programming in a variety of subjects. Cynthia has done more than 40 live-painting events in support of local organizations, including Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, GRAM & GRCM. She painted live in Holland Symphony Orchestra’s production of Pictures at an Exhibition. Cynthia studied Fashion Design and Economic at Northwood University and was an honors student in art anthropology and education at Indiana University.
Cynthia's ArtPrize Entries
These are Cynthia's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.
Cynthia's Past Work
These are images of past work that Cynthia has done.