GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Michigan News Source) – ArtPrize is no small feat. After a week and a half, more than 950 entries and 31,566 total votes, the first round of voting has revealed the Top 25 exhibits. This qualifies those artists for the grand prize of $125,000.
This year is also offer another surprise. ArtPrize has extended the opportunity for 25 additional artists across all five categories to qualify for second and third place, winning $50,000 and $25,000 respectively.
The five categories are 2D, 3D, Digital, Installation and Time-based.
When people find a piece they like they can scan the QR code on the artist’s label and take voters to the voting website. In addition, fans can enter the artist’s five-digit Artist ID to vote for an entry.
In order to vote, you must have a cell phone and be within the ArtPrize district boundaries at least once between Sept. 14 and Sept. 28. The awards ceremony announcing the winners will be held Sept. 29 at 6:30 p.m. at Rosa Parks Circle.