Kevin Buist on June 28, 2018
Last week we announced that ArtPrize will be producing a new kind of public art exhibition in 2019, called Project 1, and shifting ArtPrize to a biennial schedule to make room for this new series of large scale commissions between each ArtPrize. Today I want to offer some thoughts about the location we chose to deliver the news.
We made the announcement at Grand Rapids’ Belknap Park, home to a giant asphalt “X” inscribed in a hillside, the work of American sculptor Robert Morris. The…
ArtPrize on June 21, 2018
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 21, 2018—Today ArtPrize revealed plans for a new citywide public art project, slated to take place in alternate years, beginning in 2019 titled “Project 1 by…
ArtPrize on June 14, 2018
School is out in West Michigan, and we’ are excited to get outdoors and play! Art and creative actions can happen spontaneously in our summer fun, and can be even better with a little…
ArtPrize on June 05, 2018
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 5, 2018—ArtPrize, the independently organized art competitioncitywide exhibition recognized as one of the world’s largest annual public art events, announced the…
Alee'a Ulsh-Cherry on June 01, 2018
At last night’s event held at Bank Suey, Troy Ramos took home a $5,000 grant to bring his interactive sound installation to 111 Lyon Building in downtown Grand Rapids this fall.
Alee'a Ulsh-Cherry on May 30, 2018
Kimberly Walker took home a $5,000 grant at last night's event to install an exhibit to raise awareness of sexual assault in the military to the Grand Valley State University (
Alee'a Ulsh-Cherry on May 25, 2018
Greg Pond and Banning Bouldin took home a $5,000 grant at last night's event to bring an exhibit exploring the connection between dance and architecture to Western Michigan University (
Alee'a Ulsh-Cherry on May 23, 2018
Nathaniel Lewis took home a $5,000 grant at last night's event to bring a massive toy cap gun installation to the Grand Rapids Art Museum (
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Vanessa Autumn on May 18, 2018
Anila Agha took home both the Public Vote and Juried Grand Prize for her piece “Intersections” at Grand Rapids Art Museum in 2014 for ArtPrize 6. Her piece “Intersections” along with new…
Alee'a Ulsh-Cherry on May 15, 2018
Sadie Sheldon took home a $5,000 grant at tonight’s event to bring an interactive sculpture installation, made of discarded materials, to the Van Andel Arena this fall.
Alee'a Ulsh-Cherry on May 03, 2018
Educator, Rihab Abdelhadi reflects on her preschoolers’ year inspired by ArtPrize.
ArtPrize is an event our school looks forward to every year. As teachers at the Grand Rapids Early…