ArtPrize on June 10, 2020
Organization to pause operations as a result of cancellation
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. (June 10, 2020) – ArtPrize’s board of directors today announced the cancellation of the organization’s 2020 exhibition, joining many other festivals that have cancelled as a result of COVID 19 related uncertainties. The event had been scheduled to take place from Sept. 16 to Oct. 4, 2020 in downtown Grand Rapids.
“Everyone had hoped to find modifications that would enable us to host the exhibition…
ArtPrize on April 03, 2020
Below find the latest updates + artmaking activities from our team.
At a time when we’re strongest apart, our team is looking ahead with hope and anticipation to 19 days together filled…
Allison Palm on April 03, 2020
Below you’ll find a quick and easy #ArtAtHome assignment: to make your very own air-powered car with simple materials. This art-based challenge is part of a series that celebrates past…
Allison Palm on April 02, 2020
“Art can heal.” I have always held this belief close to my heart. Through my own years as a student in the arts, this sentiment has remained relentlessly true. Now that I am in teaching…
Becca Guyette on March 25, 2020
If you’re like many parents during these unprecedented times, you’ve been thrown into working at home and taking care of your family full-time — all during a very stressful event. Many of us…
ArtPrize on March 06, 2020
SXSW announced they are cancelling this year’s conference and festival on the recommendation of public health officials due to the outbreak of the coronavirus ( COVID-19).…
Jaenell Woods on February 27, 2020
Any space within the ArtPrize district — no matter the size, public and private, indoors and outdoors — can sign up to host artists and visitors from around the world.
Jaenell Woods on February 13, 2020
The first artist to confirm participation in ArtPrize 2020 is Seaum Shim — visitors will experience his sculptures that give 3D form to the sounds of endangered animals at DeVos Place…
ArtPrize on January 27, 2020
By Sean Welsh,
PNC Bank West Michigan Regional President
Educators and researchers alike cited a strong link between arts education and higher academic achievement.
That link is why…
Jaenell Woods on January 21, 2020
Stream by Gustavo Prado won the “$15k ArtPrize Artist Challenge at
SXSW Interactive” grant in 2019. Photo by Kallie Spidahl.
Artists from across the United States are invited to submit…
Kevin Buist on January 02, 2020
This post was originally published on Kevin Buist's Blog.
Every year since 2015 I’ve written a round-up of the best exhibitions and artworks I saw that year. It’s a fulfilling exercise,…