artprize

Family of artists creates city-wide game of 'I Spy' for ArtPrize Eight

by (carly.schweppe)

Submitted 09-26-2016 under NEWS

At this year’s ArtPrize, there are 171 venues with 1,453 entries. Art is displayed in galleries and museums. It’s in coffee shops, restaurants, banks and hospitals. It’s on bridges, at the corners of streets and in parks. Art can...

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Almost Home: Grand Rapids in Focus is ArtPrize at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

by (Meijer Gardens)

Submitted 09-21-2016 under NONPROFITS

As part of the eighth annual ArtPrize competition, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is hosting 13 artists in an exhibition titled Almost Home: Grand Rapids in Focus. These artists were chosen based on their ties to West Michigan. In...

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Ride The Rapid to ArtPrize Eight

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 09-20-2016 under NEWS

The transformation of downtown Grand Rapids into a giant art gallery is well underway. ArtPrize is almost here with opening day starting this Wednesday, September 21 running through October 9. And in ArtPrize’s eighth year as an event, there...

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GoSite ramps up for ArtPrize Eight

by (GoSite)

Submitted 09-13-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Labor Day, the unofficial end of summer, has passed. School is in session, ArtPrize Eight is around the corner, and the GoSite at Grand Rapids Art Museum is enthusiastically preparing to welcome visitors to...

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UICA curates thoughtful ArtPrize Eight exhibition

by (UICA)

Submitted 09-13-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA), Michigan’s largest contemporary art center, looks toward to the future for its 2016 ArtPrize presentation. Its exhibition, "FUTURE TALK," is a brief survey of recent digital and...

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On accountability, doing the work and public discourse

by (prfcgr)

Submitted 08-31-2016 under NONPROFITS

This piece is from the staff of Partners for a Racism-Free Community and does not represent the views of affiliated organizations or partners. More often than not, when particular spotlights are placed on individuals we are confronted by histories...

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Artist monk survives ArtPrize dating game

by (jamietreadwell)

Submitted 08-29-2016 under VOICES

I haven’t done online dating, and probably shouldn’t anyways. I’m known as the Urban Monk. Monks don’t date; they shouldn’t anyways. Lack of experience in that whole dating game business may have put me at a...

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Watch fish climb a ladder in Grand Rapids

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 07-29-2016 under NONPROFITS

It's the only spot in Grand Rapids where you can admire art and watch migrating fish at the same time. Fish Ladder Park features a sculpture designed to allow spawning fish to bypass the imposing Sixth Street Dam on the Grand River. "This...

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A big move in preparation for ArtPrize 2016

by (SiTE-LAB)

Submitted 07-05-2016 under NONPROFITS

For SiTE:LAB, a Grand Rapids-based arts non-profit, and Julie Schenkelberg, a Brooklyn- and Grand Rapids-based artist, “moving house” recently meant raising a house on Franklin Street SW off its foundation, rotating it and moving across...

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ArtPrize winner curates new artist collective exhibit at Harris Building

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 03-25-2016 under NEWS

The Artifacts GR, a new artist collective in Grand Rapids will be displaying it's first collection at the historical Harris Buildling beginning March 25, 2016.  The exhibit, Lemonpepper, will feature over 25 works in an array of styles...

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