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Conversation with Anila Agha, Juried and Public Vote winner of ArtPrize 6

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Anila Agha took home both the Public Vote and Juried Grand Prize for her piece “Intersections” at Grand Rapids Art Museum in 2014 for ArtPrize 6. Her piece “Intersections” along with new work, is on display again at GRAM for summer of 2018. I was able to talk with her about her work, her experiences during ArtPrize, and life after her big win.


Vanessa Autumn: One thing I’ve always appreciated about this piece is how it captured both the public vote and the juried vote. That is an…

Biking at ArtPrize Nine

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Why should you ride a bike to ArtPrize Nine? Not only is it a fun way to get some exercise, but it’s also a quick and easy way to get around downtown Grand Rapids without having to worry…

ArtPrize Nine Retail Line Revealed

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We’re happy to finally reveal the ArtPrize Nine retail line! Designed in collaboration with our friends at Conduit Studio, the 2017 line not only not only represents the ArtPrize Nine…

2017 Pitch Night Winners Roundup

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Six Pitch Night artists from six different cities across the U.S. are bringing their work to ArtPrize Nine this fall, and you don’t want to miss them. Spread throughout the city, these…