Artists learn entrepreneurship at Ferris State University

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) Do you have a great idea for a new business? Do you want to be a part of the next generation of entrepreneurs? Ferris State University is celebrating a whole new generation of entrepreneurs. It recently held an international artist business symposium. Four students and former students who attended and won awards talk to Maranda about what they learned from their experience.

  • Laura Meekhof is a Freshman at Kendall College of Art and Graphic Design. She’s the Grand Prize Winner for Emerging Artist.
  • Asukile Gardner graduated from WayneStateUniversity in 2013 with a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts. She’s the First Runner Up in Fine Art Reproductions.
  • Melissa Morrow graduated from Kendall College of Art and Graphic Design in 2013 with a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts. She’s the Third Place Winner for Emerging Artist.
  • Bud Kibby graduated from Kendall College of Art and Graphic Design in 2013 with a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts. He’s the Grand Prize Winner in Fine Art Reproductions.
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