Over 1,500 Artists For ArtPrize 2013

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Artprize Literary AnthologyGRAND RAPIDS, Mich- ArtPrize officials announced their final tally for the 2013 ArtPrize. The event will feature 1,524 artist entries representing 47 countries and 45 states at 169 venues.

Seven percent of ArtPrize artists are representing other countries, with Canada, Germany and the United Kingdom leading the contingent of international artists. More than 31 percent of artists are coming from outside of Michigan, with Illinois, New York, Indiana and California leading the group of entries coming from within the United States. Hundreds more will come from Florida, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Wisconsin among other states.

Artists will compete for a combination of public votes and juried prizes to secure part of the world’s largest art prize, totaling $560,000.

ArtPrize 2013 will take place Sept. 18-Oct. 6. A complete list of participating artists and venues can all be viewed at http://www.artprize.org/entries.

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  • Scherzerfan

    Pro. I'm happy for the masses it brings to the DT area. Con. When you work DT the masses get real annoying, especially when you are trying to go home.