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,…


Why Change the Awards? A Few Thoughts

By Kevin Buist on

Young Kim, salt & earth, ArtPrize 2009. Photo: Brian Kelly

This morning we announced a big step in the evolution of ArtPrize. We’ve restructured the awards so that the public and…

ArtPrize 2014 Updates Awards Structure

By Brian Burch on

ArtPrize is radically open and we have changed the event every year of its existence. This is how we keep the experiment interesting.

Today we announced a comprehensive restructuring of…


Changing the Rules

By Todd Herring on

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.

By Todd Herring on

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…


Mapping Art in Unusual Places

By Kevin Buist on

Maps are powerful images. They help us orient ourselves in physical space, but they can also be used to orient ourselves in time. Last Friday, UICA hosted a discussion to reflect on the…