GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — You can now check out 3-D online tours of the grand prize winners of the ArtPrize Eight.
Perpective 3-D of Zeeland created virtual tours of 30 ArtPrize Eight pieces, including public grand prize winner Wounded Warrior Dogs and juried grand prize award winner The Bureau of Personal Belonging.
James Mellick of Ohio won the public vote prize for his piece, Wounded Warrior Dogs, at the world’s largest art competition. Stacey Kirby of North Carolina won the juried award for The Bureau of Personal Belonging.
Wounded Warrior Dogs is about raising awareness for veterans returning from war and the dogs used by the military in war zones. It’s a collection of wooden sculptures of dogs with the same wounds their human companions suffered in battle.
>>3-D tour: Wounded Warrior Dogs
Kirby’s piece is a time-based, interactive entry that involves the visitor in a conversation about how government defines identity, particularly gender and sexual orientation.
>>3-D tour: The Bureau of Personal Belonging
Both Mellick and Kirby went home with $200,000.