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Front and Center: Alum Takes Her Artwork to the Streets in Pop-Up Art Competition

Posted July 3, 2017 in AlumniGraphic Design

The Lansing Art Gallery in Lansing, Mich. recently chose Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University (KCAD) alumna Rosanne Coty (’90, BFA Graphic Design) as a winner in its Pop Up Art Competition.

Rosanne Coty

Rosanne Coty (credit: Belle Coty)

Coty’s oil painting “Reconciling With Self” is one of 12 winning works currently being featured in a special edition newspaper distributed through city’s downtown area, as well as on the kiosks housing the newspapers. The original piece is on display and up for sale in the Lansing Art Gallery.

work by Rosanne Coty

(above): "Reconciling With Self" by Rosanne Coty; (below): Coty's piece on a newspaper kiosk in Downtown Lansing (credit: Belle Coty) 

Rosanne Coty

Coty also received a cash award, and had the opportunity to give a demonstration at the gallery, an extension of the competition’s mission to engage the Lansing community in the visual arts.

Learn more about KCAD’s Graphic Design program at kcad.edu/graphicdesign