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ArtPrize Announces Jurors for the 2015 Grand Prize and Category Awards

By Jaenell Ott on

April 23, 2015 (Grand Rapids, MI) – ArtPrize, the radically open, international art competition that takes place annually in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is pleased to announce the 2015 panel of jurors for the Grand Prize and Category Awards. ArtPrize will return for its 7th year Sept. 23 – Oct. 11, 2015.

The 2015 Juried Grand Prize ($200,000) winner will be chosen by a panel of three jurors that includes Franklin Sirmans, department head and curator of contemporary art at the Los Angeles…

Pitch Night Expands to Indianapolis

By Kevin Buist on

What does an artist do with $5,000, 400,000 people, and 7,000 square feet? ArtPrize is teaming up with the Indianapolis Museum of Art to find out.

Every fall, over 1,500 artists from around…


Lowdown: Art.Downtown.2015

By Emma Higgins on

Before ArtPrize, there was Art.Downtown.—the brainchild of the gutsy, grassroots collective known as Avenue for the Arts. Art.Downtown. has been an annual occurrence since 2006(ish) and it…



Power Objects: A Cryptic Wonder

By Emma Higgins on

UICA’s new Power Objects exhibit is a show that requires your patience. Comprised of a challenging array of objects from the private collection of Wealth Advisor Josh Rogers and his partner,…