Artprize Announces Dates and New Partnership

Posted at 10:38 AM, Feb 06, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-23 09:49:24-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – ArtPrize, the world’s largest art competition, announced a preview of its 2013 event at its annual breakfast Wednesday morning.

Rick DeVos, chairman and founder of ArtPrize, detailed a new partnership experiment with the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis called ArtPrize Pitch Night.

Following an open call, five artists or curators from the Minnesota community will compete for $5,000 to install their work on the Gillett Bridge crossing the Grand River.

The Artprize team also announced key dates and deadlines for the 2013 event, including venue registration from March 11-April 11, artist registration from April 22-June 6, and connections from April 29-June 20.

The popular art competition will take place September 18 – October 6, 2013.