In January 2018 the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) presents a solo exhibition of new work by New York-based artist Alexis Rockman that examines the past, present and future of the Great Lakes, based on Rockman’s extensive research, travel within the region and conversations with environmental scientists, historians and Great Lakes specialists.  Rockman is known for his paintings of future landscapes depicting the impact of climate change, species extinction and evolution influenced by genetic engineering. From October 18 to October 20, Rockman will be an artist in residency at NMU. The students and community are encouraged to join us in all the following events: