Another great year of ArtPrize in Grand Rapids has concluded. Some of this year's artists and entries will be remembered for years to come, just like we remember Young Kim's "Salt & Earth (2009)" from ArtPrize in 2009.
ArtPrize Seven brought some surprises and some things we've come to expect. SiTE:LAB won the award for Outstanding Venue. The Public Vote winner came from a venue which is regularly successful with the public. What if SiTE:LAB curated a major venue?
Film took on a new role at ArtPrize this year with its first annual film competition ArtPrize OnScreen: Presented by Waterfront Film Festival. The winners of ArtPrize OnScreen were announced Friday night. Learn more about the winners and view the trailers.
ArtPrize has grown and evolved since its first year, always making changes and adjustments along the way. ArtPrize Executive Director Christian Gaines has indicated that more changes are being considered after seeing the first two-time Grand Prize winner at ArtPrize.
The winners of ArtPrize Seven were announced tonight at The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre. Two $200,000 Grand Prizes were awarded. The Public Vote winner was Loveless PhotoFiber's "Northwood Awaking." The Jury Award winner is Kate Gilmore's "Higher Grou…
Pamela Alderman's "Hometown Hero" honors the memory of Army Spc. Eric T. Burri. Burri was 21 years old when he gave his life in 2005 while serving in Bagdad. Visitors to the ArtPrize Seven entry are invited to interact by writing the name of their personal hero on the flag.