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ArtPrize Reaches a Wider Audience Thanks to Grand Rapids Community Foundation Grant

By Jaenell Ott on

July 17, 2014, Grand Rapids, Mich. – Grand Rapids Community Foundation and ArtPrize, the radically open international art competition, today announced a $50,000 outreach initiative to reduce barriers to engagement and draw a more diverse audience than ever before to the annual ArtPrize event. With this grant, ArtPrize is actively working to ensure that everyone, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability, or socioeconomic status, can join the conversation and…

Thoughts on the ART21 Partnership

By Kevin Buist on

On Friday we announced some big news that has been in the works for a while, a multi-faceted partnership with ART21, the New York based non-profit that produces Art In The 21st Century, an…




A New Match In 2014

By Ben Poosawtsee on

We admit it. Even we didn't know how big it was going to be. When 159 venues and 1,216 artists took the plunge in 2009, instead of the 50 venues and couple hundred artists envisioned, we have…


Announcing ArtPrize Artist Seed Grants

By Kevin Buist on

Beginning in 2014, ArtPrize is proud to offer Artist Seed Grants, presented by the Frey Foundation. 25 artists will receive $2,000 each to help fund ambitious and challenging ArtPrize…