Over 1,500 Artists For ArtPrize 2013

Posted at 7:36 PM, Jun 22, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-18 11:25:20-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich- ArtPrize officials announced their final tally for the 2013 ArtPrize. The event will feature 1,524 artist entries representing 47 countries and 45 states at 169 venues.

Seven percent of ArtPrize artists are representing other countries, with Canada, Germany and the United Kingdom leading the contingent of international artists. More than 31 percent of artists are coming from outside of Michigan, with Illinois, New York, Indiana and California leading the group of entries coming from within the United States. Hundreds more will come from Florida, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Wisconsin among other states.

Artists will compete for a combination of public votes and juried prizes to secure part of the world’s largest art prize, totaling $560,000.

ArtPrize 2013 will take place Sept. 18-Oct. 6. A complete list of participating artists and venues can all be viewed at