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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…

Artist Rules Updates

By Kevin Buist on

Artist Registration for ArtPrize 2014 is up and running! We made a few revisions to the rules this year, so we thought it would be good to summarize those changes here.

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Pitch Night Minneapolis

By Kevin Buist on

What does an artist do with $5,000, 400,000 people, and an entire bridge? Once again, ArtPrize is teaming up with the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis to find out.

Every fall, over 1,500…

Welcome 2014 Venues!

By Heather Duffy on

We're super glad you'll be joining us for ArtPrize 2014—we couldn't do it without you! Here's the rundown of need-to-know information, upcoming events, and dates to remember.


Pitch Night Cincinnati

By Kevin Buist on

What does an artist do with $5,000, a public promenade, and 400,000 people? ArtPrize is teaming up with 21c Museum Hotel in Cincinnati to find out.  

Every fall, over 1,500 artists from…

ArtPrize Pitch Night Expands for 2014

By Kevin Buist on

Artists explaing their proposal at Pitch Night Minneapolis, 2013.

We’re pleased to announce that our Pitch Night grant program is returning and expanding in 2014. The event invites artists…

The Premiere Event

By Todd Herring on

Join us as we celebrate the five year history of ArtPrize at the 2014 Premiere Event. In addition to the unveiling of the 2014 ArtPrize poster, get the first look at a new ArtPrize…

ArtPrize Season is Officially Underway

By Christian Gaines on

Last Monday, March 10 marked a beginning – a kickoff of sorts – of the official ArtPrize Season, because that’s when ArtPrize Venue Registration officially launched.  And in our first week,…