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Public responds to second night of "Why These Finalists" discussion

by (GRTV)

Submitted 10-08-2014 under NONPROFITS

Tuesday night's Critical Discourse panel- Nicole Caruth, Digital Content Editor forART21, Mia Lopez, Curatorial Fellow at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and Paddy Johnson, founding editor of Art F City- analyzed...

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I don't like it: How not to form critical discourse about art

by (Holly)

Submitted 10-08-2014 under OPINION

Critical Discourse has, since year one of ArtPrize, been possibly my favorite night of the year- no exaggeration. I want real discussions about art. I champion the idea of building conversation. I miss “crit sessions” from art classes. I...

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ArtPrize awards celebration planned for Rosa Parks Circle

by (Holly)

Submitted 10-07-2014 under NEWS

This year's Awards Ceremony for ArtPrize will be at the Civic Theatre, a smaller venue than past years. Because of limited seating going to artists, venues and others involved in the event, another celebration, open to everyone, is planned at...

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ArtPrize on Tap- Flight #6: Attendees encouraged to share ArtPrize experience

by (tiffewigleben)

Submitted 10-07-2014 under NEWS

What better combination for Grand Rapids than art and beer? Starting in June and throughout ArtPrize, ArtClub has offered ArtPrize On Tap, their newest membership perk. And it’s still going on. Members and their guest have the opportunity to...

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Experts take to panel to discuss both public, juried top 20

by (erictank)

Submitted 10-07-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

With ArtPrize into its final lap, the discussions are starting to heat up. Serving to foster dialog about the importance of art and culture and the impact that an event as unique as ArtPrize can have on a local community, "Why These Finalists...

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ArtPrize discourse on peace deepens

by (Lee Bloomquist)

Submitted 10-06-2014 under NEWS

“Spread love,” says Kiaralinda Ramquist to participants, on hearing that Grand Rapids Public Schools have been participating in the UN Peace Education Week for 30 years - longer than any other district in the nation. UN Peace Education...

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ArtPrize voting heads into Round 2 with 20 public vote finalists

by (Holly)

Submitted 10-05-2014 under NEWS

As the public and juried voting tracks run parallel this year, Round 2 of public voting has shifted significantly as well. Now that the top 20 works (five for each category of 2-D, 3-D, Installation and Time-Based) have been revealed, it's time...

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Public responds to discussion of art, disability

by (GRTV)

Submitted 10-05-2014 under NONPROFITS

Saturday night's Critical Discourse panel- Chris Smit, Neil Marcus and Petra Kuppers- discussed disability and art and their roles and voices in society, and involved the audience in a participatory engagement with the realities of...

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ArtPrize Off The Beaten Path: Western Michigan University

by (TSzakal)

Submitted 10-04-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Western Michigan University (WMU) boasts an impressive collection of Fine Arts valued around $3.5 Million ranging from paintings to drawings to textiles. WMU’s main campus is located in Kalamazoo with their downtown Grand Rapids extension...

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Artists as disruptors: Building incubators where art, technology meet

by (Mark Holzbach)

Submitted 10-04-2014 under NEWS

A mix of Grand Rapids art, technology, culture, education and business interests turned out last night to hear panelist Julia Kaganskiy, executive director of the New Museum’s four-week-old art and technology co-working incubator NEW INC...

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