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Thumbs up or thumbs down: The Rapidian hosts a Debate

by (Holly)

Submitted 09-20-2012 under NEWS

You see two things everywhere at ArtPrize: people taking pictures of art and people talking about art. Well, here at The Rapidian we decided to combine the two in one big forum: The Debate. The Debate is a forum for discussing the ArtPrize...

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Beerhorst family and MadCap Coffee give ArtPrize a lift

by (laurelgreen)

Submitted 09-20-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

The Beerhorst family, a local self-proclaimed “artist version of a circus family”, will be returning to ArtPrize this year with their new piece Perspective Lifters. The exhibit’s installation is housed at MadCap Coffee...

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Lights in the Night: Where hope takes flight

by (shannoncunningham)

Submitted 09-19-2012 under NEWS

UPDATE: EVENT ADVISORY - WEATHER POSTPONEMENT The Lights in the Night ArtPrize artist, following advice from local weather media WZZM 13 Grand Rapids, FOX 17, WOOD TV8, WOTV 4, is making the call to postpone tonight's Lights in the Night GR...

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ArtPeers to participate at SiTE:LAB during ArtPrize 2012

by (ArtPeers)

Submitted 09-17-2012 under NONPROFITS

ArtPeers is proud this year to participate in the SiTE:LAB venue during ArtPrize 2012. ArtPeers is participating in two ways: presenting a kiosk and presenting the debut of a new video series, all during the weeks of ArtPrize at SiTE:LAB. Kiosk: We...

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Artist Dale Rogers brings Flight! to ArtPrize

by (laurelgreen)

Submitted 09-17-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Dale Rogers, the arists who at last year's ArtPrize covered the Blue Bridge with Metal Monkey Mania, will be returning this year with his new exhibit, Flight! The exhibit will be placed at Ah-Nab-Awen Park, on the riverfront in front of the...

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Kendall College and DesignWM present collaborative art panel

by (laurelgreen)

Submitted 09-12-2012 under OPINION

“Why don’t we define what art is?” This question that has plagued art students and artists alike was also the remark that kicked off DesignWM (Design West Michigan) and Kendall College’s collaborative discussion panel,...

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ArtPrize and The Rapid partner to offer cost-effective transportation

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 09-10-2012 under NEWS

ArtPrize and The Rapid will be joining forces to again offer ArtPrize-goers an alternative to parking downtown for the event. For five dollars, you can purchase two wristbands that permit two riders on any of the shuttles that run from seven area...

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Introducing art collective "We Live in Piles"

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 09-07-2012 under NONPROFITS

We Live in Piles is Grand Rapids’ newest up and coming artist collective. The members are: Annie DeYoung, Stephanie Voelck, Danielle Dunn, Meghan Kelly, Katie Meyer and Jessica Shelton. Between the six lovely ladies, there is a slew of...

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Atomic Hoop Troupe to perform in "A Lot of Art"

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 08-30-2012 under NONPROFITS

In the words of Doris Humphrey, “There are times when the simple dignity of movement can fulfill the function of a volume of words.” Local entrepreneur Audria Larsen would tell you there’s no better way to explore movement than...

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ArtPrize adjusts the architecture for 2012 event

by (Holly)

Submitted 12-06-2011 under NEWS

This morning, at the Sponsor Launch Breakfast, ArtPrize unveiled some significant changes to the annual event for ArtPrize 2012 September 19- October 7.  Catherine Creamer, Executive Director, started the event by sharing some of the things...

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