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A closer look at the ArtPrize Top Ten: Part III

7:32 PM, Oct 3, 2013

Before the winner of ArtPrize 2013 is announced on Friday, WZZM 13 continues its artist series taking a closer look at the top ten entries.

Monica's Gourmet Cookies: ArtPrize Cookie & More

2:01 PM, Oct 3, 2013

ArtPrize: Artist William LaGrone Jr

12:17 PM, Oct 3, 2013

Learn how artist William LaGrone created "The Dance" through finger painting. 

ArtPrize entry removed from Calder sculpture

7:31 AM, Oct 2, 2013

Artist David Dodde is set to take his ArtPrize entry down at 8 a.m. Wednesday morning.

4 of the ArtPrize top 10 at the Ford Museum

6:30 PM, Oct 1, 2013

The second round of voting is upon us and you have till Friday to cast your ballot in the top ten of artprize. To help you cast your ballot we look at each of the top ten pieces. We start by talking to the four artists at the Gerald R. Ford Museum.

ArtPrize piece targeted by vandals a third time

6:19 PM, Oct 1, 2013

 An ArtPrize entry has been targeted by vandals a third time in less than two weeks.

ArtPrize pieces moved from museum forced to close

12:08 PM, Oct 1, 2013

The Ford Presidential Museum is shutting down, along with the federal government, forcing some ArtPrize pieces to be moved.

See the ArtPrize Top 10 in less than an hour

9:44 PM, Sep 30, 2013

Governor Snyder says ArtPrize is really special

9:44 PM, Sep 30, 2013

Ford Museum prepares ArtPrize plan for shutdown

4:32 PM, Sep 30, 2013

If the federal government shuts down at midnight over the Congressional standoff, it will affect the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum.

ArtPrize reveals top ten

1:26 PM, Sep 30, 2013

ArtPrize has officially released the list of this year's Top 10 pieces in the competition.

ArtPrize's first 'SmartArt' winner named

10:55 PM, Sep 29, 2013

Some of the youngest artists of ArtPrize were also honored during Sunday's finalist announcement.

ArtPrize helps honor designer of Rosa Parks Circle

10:48 PM, Sep 29, 2013

The place where the ArtPrize top ten finalists have been announced every year is a piece of artwork in itself.

Top ArtPrize artists fighting for votes

9:22 AM, Sep 29, 2013

Artist Andy Sacksteder has sat in his seat from the start of ArtPrize, and has handed out nearly 17,000 cards. He speaks for the three other top 25 artists when saying, it speaks volumes to have presence.

ArtPrize: 2010 Winner Chris LaPorte

9:12 AM, Sep 29, 2013

ArtPrize exhibit vandalized in Grand Rapids

11:51 PM, Sep 28, 2013

The artprize exhibit 'An Everyday People Project." was found vandalized Saturday morning. 

Aaron's Adventure: Biking through ArtPrize

8:24 AM, Sep 28, 2013

Central District Cyclery and Green Machine Pedicabs have joined forces to provide guided tours through the many outdoor stops of ArtPrize.

CatVidFest draws thousands at ArtPrize

11:04 PM, Sep 27, 2013

They're soft, furry, and always popular on the internet and Friday night, cats were the center of attention at ArtPrize.

ArtPrize round one voting ends Saturday night

11:04 PM, Sep 27, 2013

Friday, voting surpassed the 300,000 which is up 12 percent over this time last year. An ArtPrize spokesperson says the smartphone app has likely encouraged more voting this year.

PHOTOS: ArtPrize 2013

10:57 PM, Sep 27, 2013

Add your photos of ArtPrize 2013 here!

Feeling art: ArtPrize entry designed for the blind

4:00 PM, Sep 27, 2013

The exhibit is called "Word." Seven poets have turned their stories into brail at the B.O.B. The artists say they're hearing rewarding stories of people who are finally experiencing ArtPrize for the first time.

ArtPrize entry on Calder granted extension

8:45 PM, Sep 26, 2013

Initially the work had to come down by Friday, but Dodde now has until Tuesday so his son's class can make a planned field trip to the Calder. Once the visit is over, the artwork will be officially decommissioned.

Ripley's Believe It Or Not shopping at ArtPrize

8:01 PM, Sep 26, 2013

Museum exhibit heads say it's an ideal time to shop for pieces for their museums all over the world. They've already attended the last several years of ArtPrize and purchased work.

Cathedral Square hosts ArtPrize entries

8:53 AM, Sep 26, 2013

Dozens of artists are showcasing their work at Cathedral Square in Grand Rapids. The venue, which is part of the Diocese of Grand Rapids, features pieces that try to convey particular messages about the artists and their communities.

ArtPrize creates 17,000 pounds of trash

9:07 PM, Sep 25, 2013

There's no doubt ArtPrize is an opportunity for the city to shine and stand out to new people. Since a first impression can mean everything, Grand Rapids works extra hard to keep the streets clean.

City removing ArtPrize entry at Calder

8:44 PM, Sep 25, 2013

"Our nearly half-century relationship with Alexander Calder and, following his death, the Alexander Calder Foundation, is too important to risk by allowing this art installation to continue," Heartwell said in a press release.

Criticizing the critics: An artist rebuttal

4:23 PM, Sep 25, 2013

Nick Jakubiak, the artist behind "Tired Pandas," reached out to WZZM 13 to offer his rebuttal.

Detroit art critic reviews ArtPrize, picks top 12

3:37 PM, Sep 25, 2013

There's quality art to be found at ArtPrize, but you have to wade through a lot of dull, second-rate and amateur work, too.

Auto shop owner honored as ArtPrize venue

7:05 AM, Sep 25, 2013

In the category of best venues, Auto Body Fixit, located on Ottawa Avenue, was chosen as one of the top five.

Swing dancing returns to downtown Grand Rapids

9:35 PM, Sep 24, 2013

Tuesday night, the dancers returned to Rosa Parks Circle thanks to a new partnership with Grand Rapids Police.

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