Kati Molhoek on October 06, 2021
There has been an overarching theme for the past year and a half – we’re sure you’ve heard it and there’s a good chance you’ve said it yourself:
“This year is just a weird year.”
We use it to explain our isolation and insecurity, our new obsessions with baking bread and taking naps in the middle of a work day. It is the reasoning behind the feeling of emptiness in the streets and anxiety in a public space.
There is no denying – this year was a weird year.
Did you see it?…
Kati Molhoek on September 07, 2021
You don’t need to be an expert to experience and enjoy ArtPrize! This 18-day, city-wide event is enjoyed by people of all ages, including kids! Below is a list of some of the best…
Kati Molhoek on September 02, 2021
The Pantone Pathways, presented by X-Rite Pantone, returns to ArtPrize 2021 and will take you within one block of most ArtPrize venues. Each of the three pathways cover a different section of…
Kati Molhoek on August 25, 2021
The founding idea of ArtPrize was the desire to create a city-wide art competition. That’s why, within the three-mile radius of our event, you’ll come across artwork where you’ve perhaps…
Kati Molhoek on August 13, 2021
ArtPrize is a busy time of year in downtown Grand Rapids. This year, we are thrilled to share the time with many of our cultural partners and friends who will be putting on events during the…
Kati Molhoek on August 06, 2021
This year, it’ll be easier than ever to take home a piece of ArtPrize.
In addition to the new prize awarding system, this fall we are introducing a new and easy way to bring home ArtPrize…
Kati Molhoek on August 02, 2021
GRAND RAPIDS (Michigan) 2 AUGUST, 2021—ArtPrize, the independently organized international art competition recognized as one of the world’s largest public art events, today announced…
Jaenell Woods on June 14, 2021
Artist registration is officially closed. More than 1,700 artists are working hard to create their entries for this fall’s event. They’ve all put an enormous amount of energy into planning…
Jaenell Woods on June 08, 2021
In just over three months, you, along with every ArtPrize visitor, will have the chance to award $150,000 in cash prizes directly to the artists of your choosing.
*Pauses to let it sink…
ArtPrize on May 27, 2021
So why enter ArtPrize? While the possibility of taking home part of the $250,000 in prizes may be motivation, it’s far from the only reason you should participate.
Here are four reasons…
Jaenell Woods on May 03, 2021
In 2021, ArtPrize will launch a new way to experience the event, explore Grand Rapids, and support the artists — by giving visitors the opportunity to award the prizes directly to…