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Chris LaPorte's 'Cavalry, American Officers, 1921'
Chris LaPorte's 'Cavalry, American Officers, 1921' (photo by Gene Parker)
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Art Prize Winner Will Create Celebration On The Grand Poster

The artist whose 28-foot-wide pencil drawing won the 2010 ArtPrize competition will create the poster for the 2011 Celebration on the Grand.

"Celebration on the Grand is a wonderfully positive and successful long-standing event that encourages incredible camaraderie among our local community," Chris LaPorte said. "I am looking forward to creating a poster that captures that history in an interesting way."

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ArtPrize Needs Your Help Tonight. Can You Say Volunteer!

The first day of Summer was yesterday so now we know that ArtPrize is officially getting close.  There will be an Artist Help and Hospitality Reception tonight to help round up volunteers for ArtP

ArtPrize/Humane Society Monkey Exhibit
ArtPrize/Humane Society Monkey Exhibit
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Grand Rapids Humane Society ArtPrize Monkey Exhibit Finally Revealed

Sculptor and ArtPrize artist Dale Rogers, along with Humane Society of West Michigan have confirmed the location of the Metal Monkey Mania ArtPrize exhibit to hang from the top of the Blue Pedestrian Bridge in downtown Grand Rapids. This exhibit will be experienced from the bridge as spectators will be able

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Pig For Sale! The Steamed Pig Experiment Hopes To Find New Home

Anybody want to buy a pig, a really BIG pig?

Do I have a deal for you.

WZZM TV13 reports a giant ArtPrize finalist is looking for a new home.  The team behind The Steam Pig Experiment is putting the piece up for sale to help cover outstanding vendor bills and to free up space.

The 36 foot tall pig sits in the

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www.Artprize.org
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Social Media In Grand Rapids Helps An ArtPrize Artist Raise Lots Of Money

How does a starving artist fund his or her art?  Take a lesson from Mike Amend!  This ArtPrize artist raised $12,000.  Find out how...

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This could be an answer to Grand Rapids Pot Holes

It's spring and pot holes are growing everywhere in West Michigan.  With all the rain we've had, this could be a bumper crop.  

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Mark Copier/Grand Rapids Press/mlive.com
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ArtPrize Artist Registration Begins In Grand Rapids TODAY

Last year close to 1700 artist competed for the Grand Prize! Is there an inner artist in you? Here's how you can compete this year...

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Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images
Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images
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ARTPRIZE 2011 Kicks Off!!!

Hard to believe it's already here but it is!  Venue registration opened yesterday, March 14th and continues through April14th, 5pm EST.

Artist registration opens Monday, April 18th and continues though June 16th, 5pm EST

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From This Morning’s Press Conference On ArtPrize 2011

A special press conference was held this morning that  revealed dates and addresses changes that will affect ArtPrize 2011.  It just keeps growing!

Read more on what's happening with ArtPrize 2011.

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