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"Einstein" by Michael Feehan (photo: Jojo Girard/Townsquare Media)
"Einstein" by Michael Feehan (photo: Jojo Girard/Townsquare Media)
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The Artists of ArtPrize: Passion, Faith And Innovation

I had heard many things about the annual ArtPrize competition. It was described to me as "crazy", "crowded" and "fun". But none of those terms came close to what I encountered in my first stroll into ArtPrize venues Friday night.

What I discovered was a massive art exhibit that gave the art fanatic an added twist, the chance to meet the artist and talk with them about their inspirations, their techniques and their lives. I found out that not only do artists love to talk, they are extremely passionate about their projects, and that made me view their art in a different light.

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Artprize In Your Backyard

What if Artprize was right in your own backyard? Like your bathroom window faced right out to a good chunk of the Artprize competition. Would be cool wouldn't it?

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Guess What Starts This Week? ARTPRIZE!

As I was making my way into work this week, I saw the beginnings of the biggest 3 weeks in Grand Rapids. ARTPRIZE!

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ArtPrize Sneak Peek with Founders’ Mosaic Promise

ArtPrize will be here sooner than you know it!

The "Worlds Largest Art Competition" returns for it's 6th year September 24- October 12, 2014.

And while yes, I’m excited for the art, I have to admit I’m more excited for the beer!

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PHOTO courtesy of Fashion Has Heart
PHOTO courtesy of Fashion Has Heart
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Fashion Has Heart Co-Founder Michael Hyacinthe Talks to Jojo About Helping Wounded Veterans [Video]

"Fashion Has Heart" helps wounded veterans by giving them an outlet to create and express themselves through fashion design.  

The initiative brings veterans together with fashion designers in Grand Rapids in May to collaborate on projects.

Co-founder Michael Hyacinthe joined Jojo this morning to talk about the initiative and how you can help.

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Art Prize “Don’t Miss” Moments Randy Finch

Randy Finch dropped in today to talk about Art Prize and some of the not miss attractions to see this year!

Randy has been seen all over town and all over the country on his Food Network show "Ice Brigade"

Click on the link to hear what you just "can't miss" at Art Prize this year and his involvement in an event this Saturday at Fountain Street Church

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Who Is Ready For Some Artprize?

So walking out of the radio station last night to go home, I noticed something across Monroe Ave. It appeared to be a giant 1950's TV set out in front of the Comerica Bank Building. A giant teal colored TV will draw your eyes attention.

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It’s Never Too Early For ArtPrize!

The next installment of ArtPrize won't be for at least another 8 months, but that hasn't stopped the World's Largest Art Contest's organizers to start planning for this year and the future of the critically acclaimed art show. ArtPrize 2013 will be from September 18 to October 6. Artist registration for 2013 begins on April 22. Venue registration begins March 11.

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New Art Prize Exhibit At The GRAM Opens!

ArtPrize 2012 might be in the rear view mirror, but the memories still last! And a new exhibit called "ArtPrize 2012: Encore!" is now open at the Grand Rapids Art Museum until the start of ArtPrize 2013!

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ArtPrize 2012 Spotlight – Final Weekend Highlights

This weekend is our last chance to enjoy ArtPrize 2012.

The winners, from the jury and the people's vote, will be popular destinations.  But there are many other options and ways to experience ArtPrize 2012 one last time.

Take a look at some of the highlights of the final weekend of ArtPrize 2012.

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Which Top 10 ArtPrize Entries Are Your Most/Least Favorites? [Poll]

The winner of ArtPrize 2012 will be announced on Friday, October 5.

You have until Thursday, October 4, at 11:59pm to vote for your favorite from the Top 10.  Choosing just one favorite can be difficult, but there is still time to debate and discuss between now and the deadline.

Which are your favorites?  And which are your least favorites?

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In Case You Missed It-Lanterns Light Up The Grand Rapids Sky!

Friday night one of the most spectacular projects in the history or Artprize lit up Downtown Grand Rapids. "Lights in the Night" were thousands of Chinese lanterns lit and released into the sky Friday night during the second weekend of Artprize.

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