ArtPrize Gets New Executive Director

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The ArtPrize board of directors announced late Monday night that it has appointed a new executive director.

The new ArtPrize exec is Christian Gaines, a business development specialist with more than two decades in staff management, fundraising, technology services and programming for major film festivals such as the American Film Institute, Sundance Film Festival and Cannes Film Festival.

Gaines began his duties Monday. He now oversees all aspects of the annual art competition, including finance, operations, marketing and administration.

Gaines succeeds Daryn Kuipers, who remains with the festival in a consulting role.

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