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5 Questions with Zach Mory

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In the leadup to ArtPrize Nine, we're catching up with artists who've won grants to bring their work to the event this fall through the series, “5 Questions with…”.

Today we're hearing from Zach Mory, an Illinois-based artist who won an Artist Seed Grant to bring “Untitled,” to ArtPrize Nine. Read on to learn more about this project, what inspires him, and more.

1. Describe the project you’re making for ArtPrize. What will visitors see?

I’m making a relatively large-scale drawing…

Pitch Night Durham 2016

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ArtPrize is not just for “anyone,” we are for “everyone.” By producing programs that are intentionally inclusive, we work to understand and resolve the limitations of an open call by actively…

Pitch Night Minneapolis 2016

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ArtPrize is teaming up with the the Walker Art Center and mnartists.org in Minneapolis to host Pitch Night, a one-night event where an artist will leave with a $5,000 grant to create an…



ArtPrize Seven Critical Discourse Lineup

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Critical Discourse—an event within an event powered by ITC, Your Energy Superhighway—returns for ArtPrize Seven, bringing a week of exploration, interpretation, and debate, as well as…

Meet the Jurors: Wangechi Mutu

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Artist Wangechi Mutu and ArtPrize's Kevin Buist discuss feminism in art, Mutu's significant social and environmental advocacy work and the importance of snakes. Mutu is included in the 2015…


Meet the Jurors: Shari Frilot

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Shari Frilot, Curator of New Frontier at Sundance Film Festival and ArtPrize's Kevin Buist delve into exciting developments at the intersection of filmmaking and Virtual Reality technology,…

Meet the Jurors: Sarah Urist Green

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Kevin Buist, ArtPrize’s Director of Exhibitions andSarah Urist Green, Curator and Creator of PBS show The Art Assignment discuss all things vlogging, audience engagement and breaking the…


Meet the Jurors: Robin Cembalest

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Kevin Buist, ArtPrize’s Director of Exhibitions recently chatted with veteran arts journalist and ArtPrize Seven Juror, Robin Cembalest. Buist and Cembalest discussed the role of social media…

Meet the ArtPrize Seven Curatorial Fellows

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Earlier this year, we announced our new Fellowship for Emerging Curators program, designed to offer emerging curators the opportunity to gain valuable experience working alongside a curator…