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Jackie Finds Her New Ride

Art Prize definitely brings out some things that we may not always be used to seeing in Grand Rapids, but I still can be surprised by some of the things I take witness to.

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Jackie Reviews Art Prize Food Trucks

Who doesn't love fall!  It's a great time in Grand Rapids, especially because Art Prize is here and that means the streets are full of food trucks!  So many different food options hit Grand Rapids the minute Art Prize begins.  Normally I have a routine and I stick to it pretty religiously but I thought, why not stray away from it and try some of this food we have right outside my door!

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The Detroit Free Press Highlights 12 ArtPrize Entries – ArtPrize Spotlight 2013

With over 1,500 entries and a limited amount of time, it can be helpful to have a few suggestions on which ArtPrize entries are worth checking out.

We have the jurors favorites and the public vote leaders.  Now, we have 12 suggestions from the Detroit Free Press too.

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How Much Do You Like The Current ArtPrize ‘Live 25′? [Poll] – ArtPrize Spotlight 2013

The public's favorites have been revealed and the conversation about art is heating up.

How much do you like the current ArtPrize Live 25?

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ArtPrize Public Vote Leaders Revealed – ArtPrize Spotlight 2013

Today at noon, ArtPrize revealed the leading artists and entries from the public vote of ArtPrize 2013!

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2013 ArtPrize Juried Awards Shortlist – ArtPrize Spotlight 2013

Last year, ArtPrize added juried awards to the art competition.

The first step to awarding the juried prizes came tonight with the announcement of the 2013 ArtPrize Juried Awards Shortlist.

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GeLo Tours App Gives A New Look Into ArtPrize And More — ArtPrize Spotlight 2013

A brand new app is changing the landscape of West Michigan starting with ArtPrize exhibits at The B.O.B.  The app (GeLo Tours) provides detailed, on demand information for all of the art installations inside of The B.O.B.  Simply turn on the app and wander around inside the building.  As you approach a piece of art in the building, the app grabs information about the installation and displays it on your iPhone.  It's like you have a personal tour guide while browsing the art in The B.O.B.!

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The ArtPrize App – ArtPrize Spotlight 2013

With 1,524 entries at 169 venues, getting around ArtPrize takes a little work.

You need a map, a list of artists, venue hours, and don't forget to register to vote and activate your account.

Get the ArtPrize app and you'll be all set.

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Favorite photo, these awesome panda bears are made out of tires!  Dave Kim loves it...
Favorite photo, these awesome panda bears are made out of tires! Dave Kim loves it...
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Jackie Does ArtPrize 2013

Grand Rapids Art Prize 2013 is officially under way!  Working right down town has it's perks during a time like Art Prize.  Our building happens to be one of the venues for some fantastic works of art.

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Louis Zoellar Bickett, ArtPrize
Louis Zoellar Bickett, ArtPrize
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The Kentucky Horse “Poop” Project Wins The ArtPrize WTF Award

Say hello to my favorite ArtPrize entry for the 2013 season.  It's called the Kentucky Horse Shit Project and it is exactly that.  The installation consists of several 24" x 24" prints of shirtless men with horse manure in their mouths.  The photos are hung along side jars filled with racehorse manure collected from various farms in Fayette Co., KY. 

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D. Dipasupil, Getty Images.
D. Dipasupil, Getty Images.
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Model Kate Upton In Grand Rapids, Takes An Early Look At ArtPrize

ArtPrize begins on Wednesday, September 18, but hundreds of ArtPrize fans are already enjoying this year's entries.

Model Kate Upton was among those enjoying ArtPrize over the weekend.

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