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Eighth annual ArtPrize open for voting

Crowd at ArtPrize
Courtesy photo

ArtPrize Eight is officially underway.

More than 1,400 ArtPrize entries are now open for viewing and voting this year at 170 venues across Grand Rapids.

The eighth-annual multi-week festival kicks off Wednesday following multiple preview events.

It runs until October 9.

ArtPrize organizers say this year’s entries hail from 44 countries and 40 U.S. states.

A total of $500,000 is up for grabs.

Round 1 public voting ends on Saturday, October 1, with the top 20 pieces announced the next day.

You can vote and learn more at ArtPrize.org.

Hilary is a General Assignment and Enterprise reporter for WGVU Public Media. She joined WGVU in September 2014 after several years of experience as a local news reporter, anchor and photojournalist in Midland, Saginaw and Bay counties. She's also worked as a financial and business reporter and audio field producer.
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