Illuminated from within

by (vreedwrites)

Submitted 09-22-2011 under NEWS

Numen: divine power or spirit; a deity, especially one presiding locally or believed to inhabit a particular object. The Grand Rapids Art Museum invited metalsmith David Huang to display his ArtPrize 2011 entry "Numinous Community" in one...

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Screwed Rapids at the UICA

by (Liz Winkelman)

Submitted 09-21-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Interview with ArtPrize artists, The Screwed Arts Collective, about their collaborative piece at the UICA and learning that it’s more about the process than the product.   If you take a walk up Fulton Street in downtown Grand Rapids and...

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GRPS and ArtPrize: A collaboration not to be missed

by (GRPScommunications)

Submitted 09-20-2011 under NONPROFITS

  As ArtPrize 2011 kicks off Wednesday, September 21, GRPS’s involvement in this year’s event has certainly produced some unforgettable pieces. Not only is GRPS providing venues for the event, many GRPS students have partnered with...

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Gifts from the ArtPrize community

by (Erica Curry VanEe)

Submitted 09-20-2011 under VOICES

  Happy Birthday ArtPrize! Today is my birthday too, and I can’t think of a better way to celebrate than to spend it with you. You have been one of the best birthday gifts of my life, and that’s pretty impressive, considering I have...

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ArtPrize A-B-C, Easy as 1-2-3

by (Holly)

Submitted 09-20-2011 under OPINION

As I write this, it's the eve of ArtPrize Eve. My life-and many of yours- will be all ArtPrize, all the time for the next few weeks. I'm going to admit it: I was pretty happy at the prospect of living and breathing art for 19 straight days....

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Wish you were here

by (Peg Treegarden)

Submitted 09-18-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

View highlights from artist Deanna Morse's video installation "Wish You Were Here" (voting #55321). You can learn about how you can be a part of the ArtPrize experience at her three workshops, all on Saturdays at 2 p.m. at Westminster...

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The Birth of Metaphorest

by (Peg Treegarden)

Submitted 09-16-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

People have been preparing for ArtPrize for a long time.  This is a peek at how much work and how many people went into the piece Metaphorest, created Summer and Fall of 2011

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GRPS/WMCAT students assist professional artist with ArtPrize entry

by (GRPScommunications)

Submitted 09-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

GRPS students participating in West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology (WMCAT) were part of something special for this year’s ArtPrize competition. These students assisted professional artist Tracy Van Duinen and his team in installing a...

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Fragrant re-imagining of Afghan war rugs: An interview with artist Barbara Koenen

by (pelz)

Submitted 09-14-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Walk up the stairs to the second floor of the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM), and you will be greeted by complex layers of aromas that range from grandma’s apple pie to Tandoori chicken to boudoir sachets. Sunday at the GRAM, artist Barbara...

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Catalyst Radio: The Rapidian's ABCs of ArtPrize

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 09-09-2011 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen right now? Download the MP3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW (8:07) This week, The Rapidian's content editor is in the hot seat as she chats with Catalyst Radio about upcoming features on the Community Media...

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