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About ArtPrize

ArtPrize 2021

September 16-October 3, 2021


ArtPrize is an open, independently organized international art competition which takes place in Grand Rapids, Michigan. It celebrates artists working in all mediums from anywhere in the world, and is open to any creative with an artwork to enter and a venue willing to host it. 

For 18 days, art is exhibited throughout the city in public parks and museums, in galleries and vacant storefronts, in bars and on bridges. ArtPrize awards $450,000 directly to artists, through grants to support their ambitious work and through prizes which the public decides through the ArtPrize mobile app.

Since its inception in 2009, millions have participated in ArtPrize, displaying their work, opening their spaces to artists and visitors from around the world, and sparking countless conversations about what art is and why it matters.

Important Dates

  • Venue Registration Starts
  • Venue Registration Ends
  • Artist Registration Starts
  • Artist & Venue Connections Starts
  • Artist Registration Ends
  • Artist & Venue Connections Ends
  • ArtPrize Opening Day
  • ArtPrize Closing Day
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