Welcome to your ArtPrize DAILY. The ArtPrize DAILY exists to keep you in the loop—delivering the ArtPrize scoop to your inbox every morning during the 19-day event. It's a one-stop info package, offering a concise recap on the previous day's events, a look forward to the day ahead, and handy tips to help you make the most of your visit.

ON DECK 

VOTE + WIN: Vote today — via the ArtPrize mobile app, online at artprize.org, or via text (SMS) — for any entry in the 2-D category and be entered to win a Meijer Gift Pack and $50 shopping spree at the ArtPrize HUB Retail Store! Note: The winner will be announced tomorrow morning (along with tomorrow's VOTE + WIN challenge). Read the official VOTE + WIN rules.

Yesterday's VOTE + WIN winner is Kevin Ferguson.

Today:

  • Drop by Rosa Parks Circle and check out the West Michigan Honda Design And Drive competition entries—vote for your favorite now through until October 8!
  • Vote! ArtPrize Seven is currently in the Round 1 phase of voting. During this time every Entry at every Venue in the ArtPrize District is in the running for big prizes. You have until Oct. 3 at midnight to vote for the artwork you think deserves a spot in the Public Vote Final 20. Download the free ArtPrize Seven mobile app (for iOS and Android devices) and register now.

ArtPrize Tonight:

  • River City Improv show tonight at the Ladies Literary Club at 7:33 (yes, really)—for those who love sketch comedy, music, and laughing. 
  • St. Cecilia Music Center has organized over 150 live free performances at five different official ArtPrize Busking Sites throughout the city. Watch musicians between 5 to 8 p.m. tonight. Ciick here for more details.

Next Milestone Events: 

  • Critical Discourse—powered by ITC, Your Energy Superhighway—continues tomorrow October 1 at 7 p.m. in The HUB theatre with a panel focused on trends in color—led by Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, color/design consultant, educator, forecaster, and author of nine books on color as she shares her insights and expertise.
  • The Public Vote Final 20 Announcement—presented by Consumer's Energy—is this coming Sunday October 4 at 1 p.m. Join us at Rosa Parks Circle for the official announcement of the ArtPrize Seven Final 20. Find out whether the artworks you voted for have made it through to Round 2 Voting and are in with the chance of winning the $200,000 Public Vote Grand Prize!

Check out the ArtPrize events calendar for full event listings.
 

TODAY'S WEATHER

FEATURED LIST

Chris Smit of DisArt made this list of artists who incorporate disability into their work:

YESTERDAY

Yesterday was Critical Discourse—powered by ITC, Your Energy Superhighway—featuring the panel discussion: Unapologetically Midwest, Artist-Run Art Spaces:



Here is a photo a family sent to ArtPrize's education team showing their Temporary Site-Specific Sculpture, which was one of 4 activities hosted at the ArtPrize Labs: 3D Studio event last weekend.

 

THE BUZZ

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