Currently at the Rankin Art Gallery
Opening Date: April 4, 2014
"Secret Mantra” - Losing the Root Language of Vietnam


Vietnamese artist Le Quoc Viet's installation, "Secret Mantra", is a historic exhibition containing 150 of his calligraphy lanterns.  Each lantern is 10 to 14 feet tall and 20 inches in diameter. The lanterns are made of various colors of silk and covered with Viet's calligraphy.

Exhibition Dates: April 4 – May 30, 2014          

Opening Reception: April 4 from 6 to 7:30pm at Artworks' Upper Gallery

Exhibition Location:  Upper Gallery, Artworks, 106 N. Michigan Ave. Big Rapids, Michigan


You can find more about this exhibit and other related events by visiting the links below.
Artworks in Big Rapids
Ferris Calendar
"Art is Stepping Out"
The Rankin Art Gallery at Ferris State University has been in existence for over thirty years.  Beginning in May of 2013 we will be closing our doors for an entire season while the University Center is being constructed.
In order to sustain and continue to grow momentum the gallery has worked so hard to achieve, we were face to face with the question "how do we exhibit art without a gallery?"
Thus, our theme for the Rankin Art Gallery 2013-2014 exhibition season is: "Art is Stepping Out"
Through creative programing and true collaboration between the Big Rapids community, Ferris students, and various colleges we are able to continue our mission while engaging much larger.
Look for Art out and about.  We hope to see you enjoying new experiences.
Specific Exhibit information will be provided. Please see our schedule.
FSU's University Center Renovation project link.
Contact: Carrie Weis, Gallery Director 231-591-2536 or Diane Cleland, Gallery Assistant 231-591-2571