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Pitch Night Indianapolis Winner to Install Wall of Mirrors to Foster Intimate Human Interaction

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C.T. Hankins took home a $5,000 grant to install ’A Bit of Me in You (Echo Point)’ outside Van Andel Arena in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan.

INDIANAPOLIS (Indiana) JUNE 8, 2017 — ArtPrize, the independently organized art competition recognized as the world’s largest annual public art event, in collaboration with the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), tonight awarded a $5,000 grant to C.T. Hankins for his Pitch Night Indianapolis-winning entry, ’A Bit of Me in You (Echo Point)’. In…

Welcome to Grand Rapids, Michigan

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How does a mid-sized, mid-western city become a hub for design, public art, environmental sustainability, urban development, craft beer, and of course, the world’s most popular annual…

ArtPrize @ SXSW

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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…


WOOD TV8 Live Stream

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Watch WOOD TV8's ArtPrize coverage and don't miss their live broadcast of:

Critical Discourse: Jurors' Shortlist Event (Monday, September 29, 7:00 p.m.) Critical Discourse: Why These…

The ArtPrize Voice Project

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A Call for Choirs: Join Your Voice to the 2014 ArtPrize Awards

For the first time, the ArtPrize Awards will be held at Grand Rapids’ Civic Theatre, an historic space in the middle of the…



The Premiere Event

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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…

Changing the Rules

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Working at ArtPrize is a balance of implementing a disciplined, long-term strategy while responding to the unexpected realities of a crowd-sourced event.  It's a practice of improvising in…


Yes, we’re quite jolly.

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The year end often comes with a bit of a sting.  All year, the staff works tirelessly to produce an event like nothing else in the world.  To do so, we have a full time, year-round staff of…