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Meet ArtPrize Winner & Creator Of “Crucifixion”, Mia Tavonatti [video]

It is now easy for me to see why, Crucifixion, for Mia Tavonatti!  She IS a walking, talking, miracle who overcame and shows the resiliency of the human spirit to continue to go on.  She understands that there are no coincidences and even the bad stuff can be used for good.  It al

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1st Place ArtPrize Winner Mia Tavonatti’s Mother Died Hours Before Her Win [video]

FOLLOW UP: Mia Tavonatti's mother passed away earlier in the day, hours before she was awarded 1st Place in ArtPrize for her entry Crucifixion. The following video is her talking about her mom's passing and knowing that her mom was there with her last night when she took home 1st Place in ArtPrize!  She also mentions another ArtPrize Juried Winner: Caroline Young of Chicago, Ill. for  "Remember:

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Grand Rapids ARTPRIZE 2011 Artist Interviews And Visitor Reactions![video]

This is the last week for ArtPrize.  Talked to Robyn, an Art Prize artist, on Thursday.  Getting the know the artist behind the ArtPrize entry sometimes yields a beautiful story!

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ARTPRIZE 2011 Artist From Israel Shares His Story With Me[video]

Ofer MizraChi has such a good vibe!  He read somewhere that Grand Rapids Michigan was having an artist's competition!  Being an artist, he soon realized he had to come to this "Grand Rapids place!"  So, never being in America before, his travel agent booked him a flight, he arrived in New York City, he rented a car with GPS, programmed in Grand Rapids, Michigan and arrived here close to 3 weeks ago

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Crash’s Landing Kitty “Julian” Needs A Loving Furrrever Home

Kim Carson Here!  I've been working with Crash's Landing for 8 years  now.  Crash’s Landing, is a non profit no kill animal shelter.  Their  mission statement is, “Saving Our Little Corner Of The World, One Cat At  A Time

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The 10 Finalists of Art Prize

ArtPrize 2011's top 10 finalists include four former top 10 finalists among eight past participants from the first two ArtPrize contests.

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ARTPRIZE 2011, Meet 3 ArtPrize Artists In The Competition[video]!

Throguhout all of ArtPrize I will be broadcasting from the lobby of the Huntington Bank Building between 10am and 2pm Monday through Friday.  I'd like to introduce you to Kimberly Lasher whose ArtPrize entry is entitled The Secret Annex

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ARTPRIZE 2011 Artist’s Work Displayed In Grand Rapids, Michigan[video]

Grand Rapids looks even more beautiful than usual and is filled with energy.  I can't imagine living anywhere else in the Fall and not being able to experience what this city is all about...Right Now!

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ARTPRIZE 2011 Meet ArtPrize Artist Samuel Brown![video]

I've been broadcasting from 10am-2pm in the Huntington Bank Building lobby for all of ArtPrize!  So much fun talking to all of the wonderful artists.  Meet Samuel Brown, glassblower, one of the artists on display

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ARTPRIZE Artists Talk With Kim Carson About Their Pieces [video]

ArtPrize is in full swing here in Grand Rapids!  Beautiful pieces of art decorate our lovely city.  I am broadcasting from 10am-2pm Monday-Friday in the lobby of the Huntington Bank Building (The same building that Friday's restaurant is in

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Grand Rapids ARTPRIZE 2011 Art In Architecture![video]

I've been broadcasting from the Huntington Bank Building 10am-2pm during ArtPrize.  This was a fun time talking with Tony Pearson and Hillary Taatjes from www.CARWM.com  Some of the buildings in Grand Rapids are art pieces in themselves.  Commercial Alliance Of Realtor

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ARTPRIZE The Containment, I Take The Controls And See What Happens[video]

This ArtPrize entry had a lot of buzz around it.  The video does not do it justice.  You HAVE TO see it in person, because feeling the experience is actually part of the whole thing. The artist who created it was nice enough to let me take the controls on Tuesday afternoon before I interviewed him about the piece. Check out the video after the jump!

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