Take 3-D virtual tours of ArtPrize Eight winners

Wounded Warrior Dogs and The Bureau of Personal Belonging won competition

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Left: Wounded Warrior Dogs by James Mellick, the winner of the ArtPrize Eight public vote grand prize. Right: The Bureau of Personal Belonging by Stacey Kirby, the winner of the juried grand prize.

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.

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