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ArtPrize to Reveal 2015 Jurors and Poster Design on Thursday

ArtPrize 2015 is set to take another step forward Thursday night as this year's jurors and poster are revealed at the 2015 ArtPrize Premiere Event.

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SiTE:LAB Taking Over Three Acres in Grand Rapids for Rumsey Street Project [Video]

SiTE:LAB is an all-volunteer organization which creates temporary site-specific art. Its venues at ArtPrize have been award-winning.

Now, SiTE:LAB is set to begin a two-year project with the City of Grand Rapids and Habitat for Humanity of Kent County called the Rumsey Street Project.

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ArtPrize Announces Events, Changes and Grants for 2015

Today, ArtPrize made several announcements about changes and growth planned for 2015 including new opportunities for curators, an expansion of ArtPrize Pitch Night, more grant money and a new showcase event called ArtPrize Tonight.

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Matt Milhouse
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2014 ArtPrize Grand Prize Winners to Speak in Grand Rapids

ArtPrize fans will have an opportunity to hear from 2014's Grand Prize winners, Anila Quayuum Agha and Sonya Clark, as both return to Grand Rapids for special speaking engagements. 

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Matt Milhouse/Townsquare Media
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ArtPrize To Expand To Dallas In 2016

ArtPrize is expanding!

A local nonprofit called ArtPrize Dallas was created to bring the art competition to Texas. They have a three-year agreement to exclusive rights to hold ArtPrize in Texas.

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Steven Depolo
Steven Depolo
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2012 ArtPrize Winner Adonna Khare Hosting Drawing Class at GRAM

Adonna Khare won ArtPrize 2012 with "Elephants", a 36 x 8 foot pencil drawing.

This Friday and Saturday, Khare will be sharing her skills as she hosts a drawing workshop at GRAM.

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Matt Milhouse
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ArtPrize 2014 Winner “Intersections” Gets Extended Stay at GRAM

Anila Quayyum Agha's "Intersections" made history at ArtPrize 2014 when it took home the public's Grand Prize and was also the co-winner of the juried Grand Prize.

Fans will have more opportunities to view "Intersections" as it is set for an extended stay at Grand Rapids Art Museum. 

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Matt Milhouse
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ArtPrize 2014: Anila Quayyum Agha’s ‘Intersections’ Loved By Public, Jury, Artists and More

Anila Quayyum Agha’s "Intersections" won the public vote at ArtPrize 2014. It was also co-winner of the juried award, earning $320,000.

"Intersections" has found what may be the widest fan base of any piece over the six years of ArtPrize.

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John Eisenschenk
John Eisenschenk
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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On October 12

ArtPrize 2014, Grand Rapids' sixth annual public art extravaganza, wraps up today.

So, head to downtown Grand Rapids to check out the winners and revisit your favorites before ArtPrize closes at 6 p.m.

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Anila Quayyum Agha’s "Intersections" -- Ann-Marie Jurek
Anila Quayyum Agha’s "Intersections" -- Ann-Marie Jurek
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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On October 11

And the envelopes please.

On Friday night in ceremonies at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre with a watch party at Rosa Park Circle, ArtPrize 2014 handed out its awards.

The big winner was Indianapolis artist Anila Quayyum Agha's Grand Rapids Art Museum installation titled "Intersections."

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Blaz Kure, ThinkStock
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ArtPrize 2014: What Was that Song During the Awards Show? [Video]

It was another great year for ArtPrize and another fun awards show.

If you watched the ArtPrize awards, you heard parts of a hauntingly beautiful song repeated multiple times.

Hear that song in it's entirety and learn more about the band.

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ArtPrize 2014: The Winners [Video]

Anila Quayyum Agha’s “Intersections” is the public vote grand prize winner of ArtPrize 2014.

The juried grand prize produced a tie between Quayyum Agha’s “Intersections” at Grand Rapids Art Museum and Sonya Clark’s “The Hair Craft Project” at Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University.

Quayyum Agha's wins, announced Friday night in ceremonies at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, total $300,000 for the Indianapolis resident.

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