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Christina A. West Exhibition Opens APSU’s New Gallery

The Virginia A. Groot Foundation’s community of artists continues to achieve outstanding accomplishments and artistic evolution. In 2018, Christina A. West was our 3rd place grant recipient, and in 2022, she continues to contribute to the ceramic…

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Wanxin Zhang: Groot Grant Winner’s Work Acquired by BAMPFA

Wanxin Zhang, our 2006 first-place grant recipient, had his work recently acquired by the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA).…

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Former First Place Groot Grant Recipient Exhibited in Korean Biennale

In 2004, Tip Toland became the first place Groot Grant recipient for her pieces that celebrated and captured the vulnerability of humanity. Most…

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The Virginia A. Groot Foundation Supports RAIR 2022 Residency Program

The Virginia A. Groot Foundation is proud to support the RAIR 2022 Artist in Residency program. RAIR is a non-profit organization that challenges the…

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The Virginia A. Groot Foundation Supports RAIR 2022 Residency Program

The Virginia A. Groot Foundation is proud to support the RAIR 2022 Artist in Residency program.…

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Ray Chen

Ray Chen: Only Son

As a sculptor, scholar, curator, and writer, Ray Chen represents both Eastern and Western cultural influences in his sculptural body of work. Born in…

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Andrew Hellmund

Andrew Hellmund: Direct Metal

Inspired by the intersection of sculptural, dance, architecture, and…

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Jacob Stanley: Nothing Lasts Forever

Temporary site-responsive installations have been the inspiration and…

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2022 Groot Grant Recipients Announced

We are excited to announce the 2022 Groot Grant recipients. We are…

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“Every time there is a different artist in the room, you get a different point of view, a different observation. That’s what makes  this process beautiful—that artist is bringing his or her energy to this jury.”

—Stanley Shetka, Vice President