GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - After two and a half weeks of crowds and thousands of smartphone app votes, ArtPrize Seven crowns its winners tonight.
$500,000 in prizes were given out. Two artists went home with $200,000 each - one for the juried Grand Prize and one for the public vote Grand Prize. Several other awards will be handed out in each of the judging categories.
35,481 visitors cast 422,763 votes in the two rounds of the public vote, according to ArtPrize officials.
Grand Prize - $200,000 - Public Vote
Northwood Awakening by Loveless PhotoFiber
Grand Prize - $200,000 - Juried
Higher Ground by Katie Gilmore
Juried :The Fearless Brother Project Presents: Realistic Neglects - A Graphic Series, by Monroe O'Bryant.
Public Vote: Northwood Awakening, by Loveless PhotoFiber
Juried: The Last Supper by Julie Green
Public Vote: Greatest Generation/Beta Team/November by Fred Cogelow
Juried: That Was Then by Prince Thomas
Public Vote: Whisper, by Emily Kennerk
Juried:In Our Element by Ruben Ubiera
Public Vote: REACH and SPLASH by Andy Sacksteder