World's Largest Art Prize Coming To Grand Rapids!

Real Estate Agent with Westman Realty, Inc.

The largest art prize in the world will be awarded in Grand Rapids, MI on October 8th, 2009.

ArtPrize which will begin on September 23rd promises to be one of the most exciting events we've ever seen.  

The brain child of Rick DeVos, ArtPrize was announced this morning and will offer the winner $250,000.  Each finalist will receive $7,000.

For 2 1/2 weeks artists from around the world are invited to display their works throughout the downtown area in public places and private galleries. 

The public will decide the winner via the internet or text messaging their votes.  Each finalist will receive $7,000.   You can watch the promotional video here:

Now this is what cool cities are made of and Grand Rapids Downtown Living is all about!  



Comments (3)

Terry & Bonnie Westbrook
Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner - Grand Rapids, MI
Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re

Sounds like a great way to attract people to the downtown. I'm looking forward to checking it out.

Apr 23, 2009 03:03 PM
Lola Audu
Lola Audu~Audu Real Estate~Grand Rapids, MI Real Estate - Grand Rapids, MI
Audu Real Estate~Grand Rapids, MI ~Welcome Home!

Hi John, this is receiving a lot of buzz online.  It's a wonderfully creative way to promote our community and art!

Apr 24, 2009 05:01 AM
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Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

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