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the Studio and Gallery of Wood Turner and Engraver Fred Bivins

The perennial favorite

Vinecroft Studios
Holiday Artists Market 2019

Saturday, December 7, from 9 to 5, Sunday, December 8, noon to 4:00, Saturday, December 8, 9 to 5, Sunday, December 9, noon to 4. Eight local artists will have their art and crafted items available
to make your holiday shopping both easier and more rewarding at
your convienence.

Saturday, December 7, from 9 to 5, Sunday, December 8, noon to 4 pm., Saturday, December 14, 9 to 5, Sunday, December 15, 1 to 4 pm

Fred and Gina Bivins will have the studios open again on Saturday, December 21, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and on Sunday, December 22, from 1:00 until 4:00 pm.

Map to Vinecroft Studios

Vinecroft Studios
1614 Vinecroft NW
Walker, Michigan USA
49544-1462
(616) 785-3428
Located 1/2 mile north of West Catholic High School

Free Admission

Here is a list of the artsts who will be participating:

Click on the underlined names to see more about that artist.

Fred Bivins
Wood Turned and other wood items - Letterpress Printed Note Cards and more

Gina Bivins
Small Quilts

Anette Wilson
Knit Hats

Jane Tobie
Hand-drawn minature art and note cards

Larry Podolak
Art from recycled pallets

Merrie Pieri Clark
Wind Chimes - Pillows

Russ Taber
3-D Printed Lamps and more

Vinecroft Studios on the Road

Since 2011 Fred has not entered any juried competitions.
He chaired the festival Regional Arts Competition and Exhibition
which was held in the Grand Rapids Art Museum in 2011, in the
Old Grand Rapids Press Building in 2012, and in the UICA in 2013, 2014 and 2015. It moved to KCAD in 2016 and has been there in the Fed Galleries ever since.
He was the juror for the Holland Area Arts Council's
All Media All Michigan Show for 2011.

Bivins was the Site Manager for the Old Federal Building for ArtPrize 2009 and 2010.
He was the ArtPrize Exhibition Director
for the Women's City Club in Grand Rapids for 2010 and 2011,
and the ArtPrize Exhibition Curator and Director
for the Women's City Club in Grand Rapids for 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, & 2017, and the Sweet House in 2018.

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In 2010 Fred's works were juried into the following shows:

First United Methodist Celebration Show
The West Michigan Regional Show at the Lowell Arts Council
festival 2010 - Grand Rapids
The Muskegon Museum of Art 82st Regional

Fred's works were juried into the following shows in 2009:

First United Methodist Celebration Show
The West Michigan Regional Show at the Lowell Arts Council
festival 2009 - Grand Rapids
The Muskegon Museum of Art 81st Regional

Fred's works were juried into the following shows in 2008:

First United Methodist Celebration Show
The West Michigan Regional Show at the Lowell Arts Council
festival 2008 - Grand Rapids
The Muskegon Museum of Art 80th Regional

Muskegon Museum of Art Postcard Salon Exhibition 2008

Fred's works were juried into the following shows in 2007:

First United Methodist Celebration Show
The West Michigan Regional Show at the Lowell Arts Council
festival 2007 - Grand Rapids
The Muskegon Museum of Art 79th Regional
The Muskegon Museum of Art Postcard Salon Exhibition 2007

While Fred's art has been juried into all of these shows previously,

2007 was the first year he had pieces in all four juried shows in the same year.
He was also part of the August Show at the Grand Uptown Galley in Grand Haven.

Look for the Perfect Gift

at the Vinecroft Artists Markets

A Large Variety of Turned Wood Objects:
Vases
Natural Edge Bowls
Salad and Fruit Bowls
Cheese & Cracker Platters
Fashion Accessories
One-of-a-kind Jewelry
Block Prints
Letterpress Printed Note Cards
Christmas Ornaments
Table Runners
Barware
Handmade Paper Cards
Sculpture
Knit Hats
Purses
and More

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