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ArtPrize Announces 2015 Participating Artists, Venues & Curatorial Fellows

By Jaenell Woods on

June 22, 2015 (Grand Rapids, MI) – ArtPrize, the radically open international art competition decided by public vote and expert jury, is pleased to announce the participating artists and venues paired at the close of the Connections period, when artists and venues independently organize the city-wide exhibition. Concurrent with this announcement, ArtPrize is also pleased to announce the 25 recipients of the Artist Seed Grants presented by the Frey Foundation, as well as the Curatorial…

Meet the ArtPrize Seven Curatorial Fellows

By Kevin Buist on

Earlier this year, we announced our new Fellowship for Emerging Curators program, designed to offer emerging curators the opportunity to gain valuable experience working alongside a curator…


A new era of the DAAC

By Emma Higgins on

The Division Avenue Arts Collective (DAAC), has been out of our lives for almost two years now.

There have been fundraisers and calls to action, but not the same regular shows or…


4 Must-See Cultural Events in June

By Jaenell Woods on

We’re very fortunate to have a vibrant arts community here in West Michigan that produces incredible exhibitions and events year-round. So as the weather gets warmer and the days longer—and…

The Scent of Coffee

By Iryna Bilan on

When you move to a different country or even city for a while, you miss some things from your past lifestyle for sure. One of the ways I’ve found to make this transition process smoother and…


The Market: A Local Craft Celebration

By Emma Higgins on

Michigan is home to a lot of makers. It is a state rich in materials as well as enthusiasm for folkish crafts: weaving, casting, molding, etching, stitching, pressing—you name it, someone…