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Photos: ArtPrize Nine Premiere Night dance party

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — ArtPrize threw a dance party on Thursday, April 20, 2017 in addition to an announcement about big changes coming to ArtPrize Nine. 50 more words

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ArtPrize 9 shaking up voting structure

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — ArtPrize 9 is shaking up how the winners are chosen.

The announcement was made after ArtPrize revealed the design for its ninth annual event. 91 more words


CWD and the West MI Power Structure: Part II

Last month we posted an article about the West Michigan Power Structure that did not specifically involve the DeVos Family. We looked at people like Peter Seechia, John Kennedy, Michael Jandernoa and Mark Murray. 680 more words

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Flex Gallery and the work of Greg Oberle

by Zachary Johnson

 In response to a lack of public art opportunities during winter, on January 11th, I launched Flex Gallery, a mobile public art space located on my left arm. 1,815 more words

Contemporary Art

ArtPrize announces record fundraising year; 500k visitors in 2016

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – ArtPrize organizers say that last year’s competition brought in more that 500,000 visitors and corporate sponsorships now account for 50% of their total budget. 115 more words


ArtPrize to return to Grand Rapids debt free

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The financial struggle for ArtPrize is officially over.

Organizers announced Thursday morning the competition is now free of its debt, which topped out at $3.8 million in 2012. 454 more words


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