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New ArtPrize voting structure emphasizes public versus juror debate

Submitted 09-19-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

New changes to the prize structure highlight the conversation between the public and art experts as a main feature of the event. Voting on the same categories helps facilitate this comparison.

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Kendall ArtPrize exhibits "I Am: Money Matters"

Submitted 09-19-2014 under NEWS

Kendall College of Art and Design's ArtPrize exhibit in the Federal Building titled "I Am: Money Matters" explores the role in which money, or the lack of it, plays in all of our lives.

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ArtPrize offers options for their biggest fans

Submitted 09-18-2014 under NEWS

ArtPrize offers ArtClub and ArtFan, two levels of membership programs that celebrate and reward supporters of the event.

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GRAM unveils ArtPrize exhibit "[DIS]Comfort Zones"

Submitted 09-18-2014 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Art Museum's 2014 Artprize exhibit was released to the public last night. The exhibit covers topics such as war, religion, body image and our relation to food.

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ArtPrize to kickstart event with HUB grand opening

Submitted 09-17-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The ArtPrize HUB grand opening on Saturday, September 20, will help the public get ready for ArtPrize 2014 before the international art competition begins on Wednesday, September 24.

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Great Lakes Commonwealth offers new venue, new membership program

Submitted 09-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters is pleased to introduce its newly renovated venue, as well as a new membership program.

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Fancy petals: ODDBALL dresses to impress

Submitted 09-16-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The UICA hosted its fourth annual ODDBALL, sponsored by Meijer, on Saturday, September 13.. The evening filled the exhibit with fancy florals and exciting previews of its 2014 ArtPrize pieces.

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ArtPrize continues "Entry for Sale" feature to help move visitors from enjoying to collecting

Submitted 09-16-2014 under NEWS

ArtPrize and the local art community continue to build new ways to involve visitors in supporting artists. ArtPrize saw a 25% increase in artists' sales of their work last year when they added the sales feature.

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Local zinesters organize first feminist film fest at Wealthy Theatre

Submitted 09-16-2014 under NEWS

The Bandit Zine will present the first ever film festival in Grand Rapids that focuses on feminine and gender issues.

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Sustaining a vibrant art community

Submitted 09-16-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

San Chez appreciates the importance of supporting art organizations by hosting stART, a fundraising event for Avenue for the Arts.

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