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ArtPrize 2012

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Which Top 10 ArtPrize Entries Are Your Most/Least Favorites? [Poll]

The winner of ArtPrize 2012 will be announced on Friday, October 5.

You have until Thursday, October 4, at 11:59pm to vote for your favorite from the Top 10.  Choosing just one favorite can be difficult, but there is still time to debate and discuss between now and the deadline.

Which are your favorites?  And which are your least favorites?

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ArtPrize 2012 Spotlight – $10,000 Awarded To Musicians [Audio]

Music is slowly becoming a bigger part of ArtPrize.

This year, St. Cecilia Music Center has been an exhibition center focusing on live performance.

On Sunday, September 30, St. Cecilia awarded $10,000 worth of prize money for musicians entered in ArtPrize.  Five winners received $2,000 each.

Take a listen to all of the winners.

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“The Dragon” Disqualified From ArtPrize – Should It Have Been? [Poll]

Robin Protz's ArtPrize entry "The Dragon" has been disqualified from ArtPrize.

The popular piece remains on display at the Amway Grand.

"The Dragon" had been in the Top 25, but was disqualified before the Top 10 was announced.

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ArtPrize 2012 Spotlight – Top 10 Announced

ArtPrize has announced the top ten as voted on by the public over eleven days in the first round of ArtPrize.

The second round of voting runs through Thursday, October 4 at 11:59pm.  The winner will be announced on Friday, October 5.

Let's take a look at all of the finalists of the public vote of ArtPrize 2012.

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ArtPrize 2012 Spotlight – Chinese Lanterns Released [Videos]

 

On September 28, thousands of Chinese lanterns were released in Grand Rapids during ArtPrize for Mark Carpenter and Dan Johnson's "Lights in the Night" entry.

Experience the launch through multiple videos taken from different areas of downtown Grand Rapids.

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ArtPrize Spotlight 2012 – Weekend Highlights For September 28 – September 30

September 28 to September 30 will be the biggest and busiest weekend of ArtPrize.

There will be a rush of people trying to get one last look at entries before first round voting ends at 11:59pm on Saturday, September 29.  Then we'll have a rush of people to see the Top 10 after it is announced on Sunday.

It's going to be busy and it's going to be fun!  Let's look at the highlights of the second weekend of ArtPrize 2012.

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Ripley’s Believe It or Not Buys Art at ArtPrize…Believe It!

As ArtPrize continues to roll along for 2012, one thing is very clear.  It truly is a community event.  And it's wide reach is noticed around the country, if not the world.

At ArtPrize, you'll find remarkable work, and some unbelievable work

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ArtPrize 2012 Spotlight – Grandpa Morgan Tuskegee Airmen

Just a few nights ago, Faith and I walked around ArtPrize and saw some amazing art.

But the one piece that is *still* my favorite is one I've been seeing since before ArtPrize began last week.   The drawing is phenomenal and moving, not only in its difficulty but its sentiment as well

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Is ArtPrize’s Mr. Weekend Funny, Sad, Or Both? [Poll]

ArtPrize teaches us that the beauty of art is in the eye of the beholder.  So is the humor.

Mr. Weekend is a 15-foot-tall talking sock puppet.  He talks about not liking his job, getting put back into a crate after ArtPrize, and a variety of topics for about 5 minutes.  Reactions to Mr. Weekend vary widely.

Is Mr. Weekend funny, sad, or both?

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ArtPrize 2012 Spotlight – ‘Good Morning America’ And Rockford’s Ginger Zee Coming To ArtPrize – UPDATE

Rockford High School graduate Ginger Zee will be in West Michigan this weekend.  She is being inducted into the Rockford High School Hall of Fame.

Zee will also be working.

Ginger Zee is the weekend meteorologist for Good Morning America.  Zee will be doing the forecast for Good Morning America from ArtPrize this weekend.

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How Often Do You Vote For ArtPrize Entries You Haven’t Seen In Person? [Poll]

To vote in ArtPrize you must create an account, then physically come downtown to activate your account.

Once activated, you are free to vote as you please.  But it can be hard to find the time to see everything you would like to see during ArtPrize.

How often do you vote for ArtPrize entries you haven't seen in person?

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ArtPrize 2012 Spotlight – Play Along With ArtPrize Without Going To ArtPrize

If work/school/everything else has you busier than you'd like to be during ArtPrize, we will bring ArtPrize to you.

Carol VanderNat's "Portrait" is interactive and you can participate from wherever you are right now.

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