Polarizing Opinion: Art Prize Burn Out?
Since 2009, ArtPrize has become a staple of the arts movement in Grand Rapids. Every year it attracts artists and art enthusiasts from all over the country. However, some in GR have had enough of the art competition.
ArtPrize: Talk to the Artists
Wow, it's hard to believe that we are getting ready to kick off ArtPrize 8 in less that a week! (Preview week kicked off on Wednesday, August 14th, but the official start of ArtPrize will be next Wednesday, September 21st.)
I have been to each and every ArtPrize. One of the things I've lear…
ArtPrize Announces New Grants for Artists
ArtPrize today announced a brand new grant program for 2016. ArtPrize Featured Public Projects will grant $55,000 directly to artists, ranging from $10,000 to $15,000 per project.
The grants will be given to artists for entries at four ArtPrize venues: Vandenberg (Calder) Plaza, Ah-Nab…
Record Entries for ArtPrize 2015?
The first year of ArtPrize featured 1,262 entries, last year there were 1,537 and the all-time record was set in 2010 with 1,713 entries.
This year's 2,085 registered entries is not final, but 2015 could reach a record number.
Grand Rapids Kids Talk About Their Favorite ArtPrize Picks!
Throughout all of Art Prize I will be broadcasting from the Huntington Bank Building, Monday-Friday from 10am-2pm! I'm also registering people to win a trip to New York City! I hope you'll stop by and visit me when you're downtown checking out all of the art. One of my favorite parts of ArtPrize is …

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