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Over 2,000 Entries for ArtPrize Eight

Artist registration closed on Thursday for ArtPrize Eight. At the close of the nearly eight week registration period, 2,124 artists or artist teams have registered 2,008 entries and hope to compete for awards totaling $500,000 this fall in Grand Rapids.

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ArtPrize Announces Jurors for 2016

On Thursday, ArtPrize announced the 2016 panel of jurors that will award the $200,000 Juried Grand Prize and $62,500 in Category Awards at ArtPrize Eight.

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ArtPrize Artist Registration Now Open

Artist registration opened at noon today for ArtPrize 2016. Registration for the eighth annual event runs until 5PM on June 2.

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15 MORE Things All Grand Rapidians Should Do at Least Once

A few weeks ago we went through the 15 things that anyone who lives in Grand Rapids should do or try at least once. Obviously, we couldn't just stop at 15 considering there's so much to do in this awesome city...

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ArtPrize Exhibition Will Feature 50 Artists Including Robert DeNiro Sr.

ArtPrize in partnership with Second Ave Arts today announced a three-day exhibition named Collectors Show / SPRING.

Collectors Show / SPRING will be held at the ArtPrize HUB in Grand Rapids from March 31 - April 2.

The show will feature 30 past ArtPrize artists and 20 artists from New York City, including Robert DeNiro Sr.

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ArtPrize and Michigan House Heading to Austin, Texas During SXSW

ArtPrize and Michigan House today announced that the fourth iteration of Michigan House, a roving pop-up space, will serve as a home away from home for Michigan music and a space for discussion during South by Southwest 2016 in Austin, Texas.

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ArtPrize Announces New Grants for Artists Worth $55,000

ArtPrize today announced a brand new grant program for 2016. ArtPrize Featured Public Projects will grant $55,000 directly to artists, ranging from $10,000 to $15,000 per project.

The grants will be given to artists for entries at four ArtPrize venues: Vandenberg (Calder) Plaza, Ah-Nab-Awen Park, Grand River and Gillett Bridge.

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ArtPrize OnScreen Winners and Full Trailers [Video]

Film took on a new role at ArtPrize this year with its first annual film competition ArtPrize OnScreen: Presented by Waterfront Film Festival. 

The winners of ArtPrize OnScreen were announced Friday night. Learn more about the winners and view the trailers.

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Changes Being Considered After First Two-Time Winner of ArtPrize

ArtPrize has grown and evolved since its first year, always making changes and adjustments along the way.

ArtPrize Executive Director Christian Gaines has indicated that more changes are being considered after seeing the first two-time Grand Prize winner at ArtPrize.

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ArtPrize Seven Winners Announced

The winners of ArtPrize Seven were announced tonight at The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre.

Two $200,000 Grand Prizes were awarded.

The Public Vote winner was Loveless PhotoFiber's "Northwood Awaking." The Jury Award winner is Kate Gilmore's "Higher Ground."

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Visitors Write Their Hero’s Name on ArtPrize Entry [Photos]

Pamela Alderman's "Hometown Hero" honors the memory of Army Spc. Eric T. Burri. Burri was 21 years old when he gave his life in 2005 while serving in Bagdad.

Visitors to the ArtPrize Seven entry are invited to interact by writing the name of their personal hero on the flag.

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Inside Cathedral Square and Holiday Inn at ArtPrize Seven [Photos]

With 1,550 entries at over 160 venues, it's nearly impossible to see everything at ArtPrize Seven.

We'll help you discover more of the artists and entries at ArtPrize with a closer look at venues throughout the event.

Take a look inside Cathedral Square and Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown at ArtPrize Seven.

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