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ArtPrize announces $85K in artist grants

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — ArtPrize will be awarding tens of thousands of dollars in grants to artists this year.

Wednesday, ArtPrize announced it will be giving $85,000 in grants to artists to help pay for public art. 117 more words


Amway partners with ArtPrize to encourage student artists

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Combining two of West Michigan’s most successful entities, Amway has teamed up with ArtPrize to inspire young artists from Grand Rapids Public Schools. 282 more words


ArtPrize posts in opposition to Trump's travel ban

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — ArtPrize has responded to President Donald Trump’s travel ban.

Thursday, ArtPrize posted a statement on its website saying the recent policies of and statements by the Trump administration “have made what were once broadly agreeable sentiments into urgent calls to action.” 133 more words


From the Archive: MOTM5 Interview with Simien the Whale

This piece was originally published Jan 17, 2013 for Middle of the Mitten 5

Interview by contributor Michelle Perkowski

1. One look at your website will show that you guys enjoy vlogging and making videos. 1,120 more words

Bands & Artists

Blacktown City Art Prize

‘Two White Rectangles on White’ is a finalist at the 2016 Blacktown City Art Prize showing at Blacktown Arts Centre. On until 28 January, 2017!


For the love of Art

“For the love of Art, don’t art for prize!” Three men were chanting by the van andel arena in Grand rapids. We decided to walk up to them to see what he fuss was about. 535 more words

Gull Lake students make ArtPrize pilgrimage

Grand Rapids is filled with pride and eager observers each year as Art Prize overwhelms the city. As the world’s largest public art event according to The Art Newspaper, ArtPrize draws around 400,000 attendees to 3 square miles downtown. 372 more words