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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…


Venice Biennale, First Impressions

By Kevin Buist on

I'm spending a few days at the opening of the 56th Venice Biennale. The exhibition is one of the most important in the art world. Artwork is displayed all over the city, but the two main…


Museums and the Visitor Experience

By Iryna Bilan on

Sometimes in your life an event happens that changes your thoughts and gives another perspective on what you want to do in the future. Or it inspires you. Or it provokes you to action.

This…


Meet the ArtPrize Seven Jurors

By Jaenell Woods on

ArtPrize introduced the juried awards in 2010, and in 2014 restructured the awards format to bring two parallel tracks of public vote and juried awards with equal prize amounts. Two…


Pitch Night Minneapolis 2015

By Kevin Buist on

ArtPrize is continuing its partnership with Walker Art Center and mnartists.org to stage Pitch Night Minneapolis at the Walker on May 19. At the event, five Minnesota artists will pitch ideas…

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…