Are shipping container houses cheap?

Posted by Mitchell Oneill on January 19th, 2021

Shipping Container Rental is a fascinating opportunity for artists in the art community. Thanks to a newly launched grant program, up to four artistic artists will be taking over transport containers set up around downtown Grand Rapids, making their imaginative work a hot focal point for the city. Artists will use these container homes to exhibit their art during the months of May through August. The container houses will be available to rent by the month or a full calendar year, based on the grant the artist receives. In addition, many of these artistic entrepreneurs will be working closely with local businesses to give free space to exhibit their products. Art enthusiasts can visit Pure Michigan, located in West Oakland, to find out more about applying for this funding. The notion of using shipping containers as a stage for traveling street artwork comes from artist Chad Timothy's desire to make an experience that looks like a cross between a gallery and a street fair. "The container was a blank canvas," he said. "We painted on it, whatever came to mind." In addition to home his street art gear, Tim also serves as the event's organizer, responsible for coordinating the different aspects of this day-a pre-show meeting, an opening reception and post-show actions like picture shoots. Visitors can satisfy the four artists working to transform shipping containers with free tours throughout the months of May through August. Another artist included with the grand rapids' shipping container revitalization effort is Michigan established artist Gabrielle Reece. She will be altering shipping containers employed from the Grand Rapids Area Development Corporation within its road arts program to beautiful works of permanent street art. In addition to her art, the development corporation will utilize the spaces to house cheap offices and tables. The expectation isn't only to rent a shipping container, but to get a means for the artist to carry out his art. He sees it as an opportunity to share some of his imaginative vision with others and a means for him to showcase his music. "This is my most exciting moment in artistic invention, I believe," he states. "I can't wait to show off it at home or anywhere we go. It's such a liberating feeling." He's"I'd love to see more people take advantage of what we're doing in terms of promoting the arts." For more details please visit Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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