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$200,000 in ArtPrize Artist Grants

By Jaenell Woods on

Art is essential. Artists encourage critical discourse, challenge us to step outside of our comfort zones,  inspire generations of artists and art lovers, promote cultural understanding, and so much more. Like we said, essential.

We know it takes courage to embrace the spirit of ArtPrize, to take risks and push your creative boundaries, to create innovative and ambitious work in front of one of the largest contemporary art audiences in the world.

And so we’re excited to introduce…

ArtPrize is Back

By Jaenell Woods on

Mark Your Calendars for Sept 16-Oct 3, 2021
 

Season’s greetings from ArtPrize.

We can’t thank you enough for your patience, support and understanding as we all navigated through an…

Make Your Own String-And-Knot Card

By Allison Palm on

Below you’ll find a quick and easy #ArtAtHome assignment: to make a string-and-knot card that celebrates the human connection and diversity using simple materials. This art-based challenge is…


Make Your Own Floating Mobile

By Allison Palm on

Below you’ll find a quick and easy #ArtAtHome assignment: create your own Floating Mobile using objects you find in your home. This art-based challenge is part of a series that celebrates…


Make Your Own Braided Bracelet

By Allison Palm on

Below you’ll find a quick and easy #ArtAtHome assignment: how to make your own Braided Bracelet. This art-based challenge is part of a series that celebrates past ArtPrize-winning entries.…

Make Your Own Penny Pixel Rubbing

By Allison Palm on

Below you’ll find a quick and easy #ArtAtHome assignment: to make your own Penny Pixel Rubbing. This art-based challenge is part of a series that celebrates past ArtPrize-winning entries.…


Make Your Own Paper Cut Projections

By Allison Palm on

Below you’ll find a quick and easy #ArtAtHome assignment: to make your own Paper Cut Projection piece. This art-based challenge is part of a series that celebrates past ArtPrize-winning…

Learning About Different Art Forms

By Allison Palm on

Art can take shape in so many forms and sizes. From a single photo on a gallery wall to gigantic structures submerged in the Grand River, every piece of art is beautiful in its own way.

How…


Grand Rapids Arts Working Group Statement

By ArtPrize on

This statement was prepared by the Grand Rapids Arts Working Group, which represents a collaborative and community-facing collective of 20 arts and culture organizations. Founded in 2019 to…

Make Your Own Color Harmony Spinner

By Allison Palm on

Below you’ll find a quick and easy #ArtAtHome assignment: to make your own Harmony Spinner! These spinners double as an art experience and a toy. This art-based challenge is part of a series…