GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Even before big events like ArtPrize, Grand Rapids was a growing artist's community. For nearly a decade, the Fulton Street Artisans Market has been showcasing talent from Grand Rapids and surrounding areas. Open only on Sundays from June through September, the Fulton Street Artisans Market features art from all around the area. As the 2012 season begins, Michele Lovell shares a small look at what art-lovers in the area will get to enjoy this summer.
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