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Grand Rapids Downtown Market Hosting Feast for the Eyes: A K-12 Art Exhibit

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This October, the Downtown Market will host “Feast for the Eyes: A K-12 Food + Art Exhibit,” a new event and competition featuring food-themed art from local students.

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This October, the Downtown Market introduces “Feast for the Eyes: A K-12 Food + Art Exhibit,” a new event and competition featuring food-themed art from local students. The entry period is now open, through October 2, for creative depictions of food from Grand Rapids-area classrooms. 

Pieces will be displayed in the Downtown Market from October 4-27, and in the spirit of ArtPrize, the public will have an opportunity to vote on their favorite. 

Submissions will be judged in two age categories: K-8th grade and 9th-12th grades, and must depict food or be made out of non-perishable foods. 

The winning classroom in each category will receive a $500 grant for their school and an ice cream party, courtesy of Love’s Ice Cream.

Entries can range from macaroni animals to soup can label portraits, or any other creative food and art mashups, flat, 3-D or sculpture. All entries must be registered online and dropped off at the Downtown Market administrative offices by Wednesday, October 2. Art must not exceed 3’x3’, must adhere to or sit on board, canvas or frame, and include what classroom created the art.

To submit a work of art, or for more information visit our website.

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