ArtPrize2015

ArtPrize grows to include stage, screen, hands-on experiences

by (averym92)

Submitted 09-23-2015 under NEWS

ArtPrize is hosting new events this year as it continues to grow and evolve. As it draws in more artists and visitors, ArtPrize has also been growing to include more than just visual aspects of art and teaming up with events that are already a part...

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Experts, artists, public to come together to discuss artist-run spaces

by (Molly Heinhuis)

Submitted 09-23-2015 under NEWS

On Tuesday, September 29, ArtPrize will continue Critical Discourse with event Unapologetically Midwest: Artist-run Art Spaces. Four panelists, committed to developing and exploring culture and art within their respective Midwestern communities,...

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You can support ACT by drinking a work of art at ArtPrize Seven

by (Artists Creatin...)

Submitted 09-22-2015 under NONPROFITS

B.O.B.’s Brewery in Grand Rapids and Atwater Brewery in Detroit have partnered to create Michigunder, a collaborative beer and official ArtPrize 2015 entry. $1 of every pint of Michigunder and 100% of all Michigander merchandise sold during...

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How to take more compelling photos during Artprize

by (Jon Clay)

Submitted 09-22-2015 under OPINION

I attended a Rapidian guided photowalk on Sunday and it was a fun way to get out and enjoy Artprize with other people. We got to share opinions and ideas and the discussion about the art came naturally. There will be two more photowalks with The...

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Exploring the disposable world

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 09-22-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

It’s an experience like no other, walking into an exhibition that takes on a familiar theme and transforms your understanding of the content through the artwork. Curator of the upcoming exhibition Adapt/Evolve, Ethan Ross, promises visitors an...

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Critical Discourse brings debate to community

by (averym92)

Submitted 09-22-2015 under NEWS

From September 28 to October 6, ArtPrize will be hosting a series of events called Critical Discourse at 7 p.m. each night in the ArtPrize HUB (41 Sheldon Blvd. SE). This event serves the purpose of opening up the discussion of art to the public,...

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The GRAM's Nature/Nurture exhibit for ArtPrize Seven chooses conversation over crowd appeal

by (Marjorie Steele)

Submitted 09-17-2015 under OPINION

This week the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) released a sneak peek of their Nature/Nurture exhibit for this year’s ArtPrize. The collection includes work from 15 artists from across the country, ranging from 10’ diameter oil on...

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SENSE what is in store for you at UICA

by (Ben Snider)

Submitted 09-16-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Have you ever wondered how art tastes? The UICA will give you the opportunity to stimulate your senses with their ArtPrize Seven exhibit that takes the viewer on a journey of the faculties that makes for a unique way to experience the creativity of...

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Wisemaker partners with ArtPrize to bring artmaking to everyone

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 09-15-2015 under NEWS

Wisemaker of The Geek Group is partnering with ArtPrize this fall to lead free, family-friendly Pop Up Workshops at The Hub every Saturday during ArtPrize. There will also be two open drop In studios at both The Hub and All Access Studio during...

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Building community: Why honest conversations matter

by (Holly)

Submitted 09-15-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Recently, a friend said they really appreciated the article about the Downtown Market by Levi Gardner on our platform- and were glad to see The Rapidian growing into a place where honest conversations can happen. This is not our first jump...

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