GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) ArtPrize is five months away, but anyone interested in competing can register right now. Artist registration is happening right now until 5 p.m. on June 5. Artists will be matched with venues based on mutual agreement.
New this year for ArtPrize is Artist Seed Grants. Twenty-five artists will receive $2,000 each to help fund ambitious and challenging ArtPrize entries. The grants are meant to help artists who demonstrate both financial need and artistic merit. Artists can apply until May 18, 2014. Before applying for a Seed Grant, artists must first register as an artist for ArtPrize 2014. The grants are sponsored by the Frey Foundation.
ArtPrize 2014 runs from September 24 to October 12.