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ArtPrize Recalibrates: A New $100,000 Juried Award and Other Changes Ahead

by Paddy Johnson on December 6, 2011
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Hot on the heels of yesterday’s Turner Prize announcement (Martin Boyce won), ArtPrize made public today a new, $100,000 dollar juried award. Based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the contest touts itself as the first “radically open, international art competition and social experiment”. Anyone artist can enter, and both the city and judges votes on art installed across the city. The citizens of Grand Rapids and beyond determine who wins $350,000 worth of prizes come 2012, including a grand prize worth $250,000. The juried prizes now total $200,000 and in addition to the $100,000 grand prize include the following categories; Two-Dimensional, Three-Dimensional, Time and Performance, Urban Space, Venue.

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[Sponsor] Call for Artists for ArtPrize, a Radically Open Art Competition

by Sponsors on May 24, 2011
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Artist registration is open now for the third annual ArtPrize. Part arts festival, part social experiment, part civic project, the event overtakes downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, bringing visitors in the hundreds of thousands.

Artists can register through June 16, but are encouraged to enter now as venues make their selections early! ArtPrize 2011 is September 21 to October 9.

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