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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…

ArtPrize @ SXSW

By Todd Herring on

This week, ArtPrize is at SXSW. Specifically, we're joining Creative Many Michigan at the SXSW Michigan house, scouting and recording musicians who will be entering, and hopefully performing…



Eye Contact: African American portraits

By Emma Higgins on

This February is Black History Month, and Grand Rapids Public Library has teamed up with a variety of local black artists to offer a celebratory array of programming highlighting American…



Cloth is DNA: A Talk with Sonya Clark

By Emma Higgins on

Artist Sonya Clark, joint winner of ArtPrize 2014’s Juried Grand Prize, recently visited Kendall College of Art and Design to discuss some of her work’s greatest influences.

Clark is a…