Monthly Archives: September 2010

Top 10 ArtPrize Winners Announced

Be sure to visit http://www.artprize.org for a list of the Top 10 winners. Congratulations to all the artists who made it into this category and to all the artists who competed. There were more than 1,700 artists showing in ArtPrize … Continue reading

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In the News: Joseph Becherer Reviews Truck Drawing

Below is a paragraph from a longer piece by Joseph Becherer in the Grand Rapids Press on works from the UICA in ArtPrize. Reading through the piece gives you a good idea of the tone UICA set for this year’s … Continue reading

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9.28.10: Truck Drawing Penske outside the UICA today

If you’re Downtown today near the UICA Sheldon Center, be sure to stop by the Penske Truck and see how I created the Truck Drawing for ArtPrize 2010. Please know that if I sit in the cab with the back … Continue reading

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Truck Drawing: Grand Rapids to Chicago, 9.2010

Truck Drawing: Grand Rapids to Chicago, 9.2010 Originally uploaded by Ford Art Last Saturday I took a short break from ArtPrize and drove to Chicago for the night. Pictured here is the drawing after being on the road for 300 … Continue reading

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Fan Photo of Penske Truck

AP4_TD1 Originally uploaded by todd in kzoo My friend Todd shot this photo of the Truck Drawing in action outside of the UICA in Downtown GR. Send me your photos and I’ll add them to this blog, either on the … Continue reading

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Truck Drawing in Top 50 at ArtPrize

ArtPrize has been packed with great art and crowds. With more than 22,500 registered voters, I am very excited to be in the Top 50 Artist category. This weekend, I will drive the Penske truck around Downtown Grand Rapids with … Continue reading

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Truck Drawing in Action

On display next to the Truck Drawing at UICA is a bottle that was used to create the truck drawing.  Over paper taped to the truck’s bed were 120 suspended water bottle pendulums, each with their own graphite tip. These … Continue reading

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9.22.10: ArtPrize Opening Night at UICA

9.22.10: ArtPrize Opening Night at UICA Originally uploaded by Ford Art Dave Ford’s Truck Drawing at the UICA Sheldon Branch attracted family and friends alike on opening night of ArtPrize. The Penske Truck was parked outside with the web and … Continue reading

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ArtPrize Voting Rules/Info

Voting Rules Week 1 Voting – All Artists • Voting begins September 22, 2010 • Vote up or down on each artist • You cannot vote more than once for the same work • Results can be viewed online • … Continue reading

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Opening Night of ArtPrize

Opening Night of ArtPrize Originally uploaded by Ford Art Thanks to all the friends and family that joined me at the UICA tonight to celebrate the opening night of ArtPrize. By 11 p.m. the Truck Drawing was in the Top … Continue reading

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