ArtPrize Seven jurors narrowed down their favorites and gave voters more to think about as the jurors revealed their top five in each category at tonight's ArtPrize shortlist event.



  • Mimesis at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, by Kunihiro Akinaga from Amagasaki City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan
  • Uplift at Vandenberg (Calder) Plaza and Grand Rapids CIty Hall, by Jarrod Beck from New York, NY
  • The Last Supper at Kendall College of Art & Design, by Julie Green from Corvallis, OR
  • Relic at Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, by Tamara Kostianovsky from Brooklyn, NY
  • Anishinaabensag Biimskowebshkigewag (Native Kids Ride Bikes) at Grand Rapids Art Museum, by Dylan Miner from East Lansing, MI



  • For the toward at SiTE:LAB / The Rumsey Street Project, by BOOMERANG from Gambier, OH
  • T-Rex at Waterfront Film Festival, by Drea Cooper & Zack Canepari from Oakland, CA
  • Higher Ground at SiTE:LAB / The Rumsey Street Project, by Kate Gilmore from Queens, NY
  • Whisper at 250 Monroe, by Emily Kennerk from Zionsville, IN
  • That Was Then at Kendall College of Art & Design / Fed Galleries @ KCAD, by Prince Thomas from Houston, TX

Outstanding Venue

The Public Vote Top 25 lists in each entry category will be revealed at at 9AM tomorrow, September 29. Round 1 voting continues until October 3 at 11:59PM.

The Public Vote Final 20 will be announced on October 4 at 1PM at Rosa Parks Circle.

Round 2 voting runs from October 4 at 2PM to October 8 at 11:59PM. Voters may cast up to 20 votes, one for each finalist, for the entry or entries they believe should win the top prize of $200,000.

The winners of both the public vote and juried awards will be announced at the ArtPrize Awards on October 9.

More From 100.5 FM The River