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ArtPrize 2021 Artist Resources

ArtPrize is pleased to work with local businesses who provide services that many artists find useful in producing, shipping, and installing their work. Many of these businesses give discounts to ArtPrize artists. Check back, as we will continue to update this list.

 

Art Supplies

RepcoLite Paints

Repcolite Paints is a West Michigan-based paint manufacturer and retailer that's interested in providing discounted paint to ArtPrize Artists, especially for Artists producing murals. See website for locations and additional contact info.

912 Fulton St E, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Contact: Dan Hansen

danh@repcolite.com

Ace Hardware

Great Lakes Ace is a chain of hardware stores bringing more than 70 years of experience to the neighborhoods that they serve. Ace Hardware provides national chain buying power, access to hundreds of thousands of products, and premium merchandise brands like EGO®, Milwaukee®, Scotts®, Toro®, Weber®, Stihl®, Benjamin Moore®, Yeti® and others. At the same time, they provide our customers with a localized product mix and services while operating a friendly, helpful neighborhood hardware store.

1234 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616)451-0724

Service Reproduction

A  family owned and operated business serving schools, artists and draftsman since 1948. They offer over 9,000 products from over 250 vendors for schools, institutions, business, professional and amateur artists all at discounted prices. They have a knowledgeable staff and look forward to helping you with your art and drafting needs!

340 Summer Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

1-800-438-0438

The Home Depot

Chain home improvement retailer for tools, appliances & other products (some offer truck rentals).

2727 Alpine Ave NW Walker, MI 49544

(616)447-0100

 

Printing Supplies

Crop Marks Printing

Crop Marks is a full service, environmentally-friendly print and sign shop offering everything from postcards and business cards to vinyl banners and more. We have high-speed digital printing and can quickly turn your projects. We offer free downtown delivery, and can often bring your printed items to your Artprize location. Other services include posters, stickers, canvas prints, vehicle magnets, and more! All registered Artprize artists receive a 20% discount.

128 Coldbrook St NE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 356-5555

Allegra

Celebrating 35 years in business, Allegra Marketing Print Mail is a full-service marketing communications provider. We offer marketing, print, and design services, including web, signs, displays, and direct mail. Allegra is a local, family-owned source for strategic marketing with measurable results, located just 15 minutes from downtown Grand Rapids.

(616) 248-4110

orders@allegragr.com

Corporate Color Graphics

Servicing West Michigan for over 30 years, Corporate Color Graphics is a locally owned creative source for multiple output and fabrication options. Featuring large-format photographic (Lambda) imaging as well as art canvas output, fine art paper output, backlit display duratrans, banners, custom wall paper, permanent and removable printed vinyl, and direct-to-substrate imaging on glass, acrylic, metal, and wood, Corporate Color Graphics features a complete arsenal of display fabrication, prototyping, CNC cutting, laser cutting, finishing, and installation options. We also produce support materials such as flyers, postcards, business cards, signs, and banners. Participating ArtPrize Artists receive a 10% discount on displays printed by Corporate Color Graphics.

3525 Lousma Dr SE Grand Rapids, MI 49548

(616) 774-9583

customer.service@corpcolor.com

Brownlee Press

Business cards to newsletters, invites to custom coffee mugs. You can supply the artwork, or we can work with you to create exactly what you have in mind. 

549 Ottawa Ave NW, Ste 103 Grand Rapids, MI 49503

616-608-2686

print@brownleepress.com

 

Sculpture Installation Help

West Shore Services Inc

West Shore Services has been providing equipment and service to the public safety community for over 40 years. Along with equipment sales and service, we’ve been asked to design, assemble and service public alert systems for weather, fire and industrial hazards. Along the way we’ve gotten good at lifting and moving big stuff like planes, trains and even church steeples. We’ve also been asked to stage, install, relocate and warehouse furniture and have a team of technicians trained and factory certified by all major furniture manufacturers.

(616) 895-4347

6620 Lake Michigan Dr Allendale, MI  49401-9257

bmcdowell@westshoreservices.com 

 

Vinyl and Signs

River City Graphics

River City Graphics has been a major manufacturer of custom-made, quality screen-printed promotional items and vinyl signage for over 25 years in the Grand Rapids area. Our employees are highly skilled and trained professionals that can handle your job from concept to finished product. River City Graphics provides screen-printing and vinyl signage on wood, plastic, paper, metal, glass, and vinyl. ArtPrize Artists and Venues can mention this listing for a 10% discount!

(616) 456-5172

jim@rivercitygraphics.com

Artist Icon and Brand Guidelines

When promoting your Artist Entry, you are not permitted to use the ArtPrize logo—ArtPrize reserves that logo exclusively for events, materials, and locations produced by ArtPrize. Instead, we provide an Artist Icon that Artists can use on promotional materials.

Two rules govern usage of the Artist Icon:

  1. You may not alter the Artist Icon. The Icon must appear as it is, without any changes to its color, shape, etc.
  2. You may not use the Artist Icon for commercial purposes. Anything you create using the Icon cannot be sold. (For example, you can make promotional t-shirts that use the Artist Icon, but you cannot sell them.)

Download

The following icons are to be used only by official Artists of ArtPrize 2021. Use of the following icons acknowledges delivery and understanding of the ArtPrize and ArtPrize 2021 Trademark and Styleguides and represents your acceptance of the terms and conditions contained within.

ArtPrize Brand Guidelines

Artist Icon Downloads

Artist Appreciation 2021

Eat.Drink.Explore. To make the most of your stay in Grand Rapids, we’ve partnered with local businesses around the city to offer you discounts on food, drinks, tickets, and more! Just show your badge at one of the locations on the list to receive the discount listed. Check back, as we will continue to update this list!

Click here to view the list

Artist Signage Templates

Download and print the editable PDF files by clicking on the links below.

Artist Label Template 

Artist Statement Template

FAQs

Click here to access our working document of FAQs.