Midland Business Alliance
Tuesday Tribute: Ralph Rye (94) ? Designer and Builder of Creative Art Furniture
Name: Tuesday Tribute: Ralph Rye (94) ? Designer and Builder of Creative Art Furniture
Date: March 12, 2019
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT
Ralph Rye designs and builds creative art furniture. He spent most of his career Grand Rapids where he also taught at the Kendall College of Art and Design. Ralph was licensed to build for the finest furniture companies in America, and his own custom furniture was in high demand by corporations and residential clients. He has been published in national art and design publications, and exhibited in galleries across Michigan and Chicago. His Rye Chair (exhibited) continues to be in demand and commands prices in the thousands. Tuesday, March 12– 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. – $5 A part of our annual Yes We Can! program, Tuesday Tributes offer an opportunity to hear from an array of fascinating octogenarians who will share stories about their lives, their creative process, and their adventures. Enjoy lively conversation, tea, treats, and time for Q&A. Most tributes are led by Carol Speltz. Please let us know you are coming.