A Grand Rapids Public Schools senior’s painting depicting the evolution of electricity production in Michigan has earned her a $1,000 college scholarship and prominent display of her winning creation in downtown Grand Rapids as ArtPrize heads into its final week.
Today is the final day for first-round voting for ArtPrize. By 11:59 p.m. tonight, the votes will be counted and the top 20 public-vote art works will be in the running for the brass ring. One of the entries in ArtPrize 8 is Heart of West Michigan United Way with their exhibit, "People Helping P…
ArtPrize Eight features 170 venues. Sadly, there's not enough time to explore them all. We'll help by highlighting some excellent venues you may have overlooked. Don't miss Western Michigan University - Grand Rapids at 200 Ionia Avenue SW.
Marissa Tawney Thaler's "You Lost, I Found" makes art out of litter. The litter/found items are covered with plaster then tagged with the time and location of where they were found. Potential owners are invited to come forward to claim the items at ArtPrize Eight.
In addition to the 'Michigan Rocks' mural on the West Side, ArtPrize entries at other venues honor the glory era of the musical past as well. Two other artists have painted tributes to Bob Dylan and Prince.