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
• Week 1 voting ends 11:59PM, September 29
• 10 finalists announced Thursday, September 30 – Join us!

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• Voting begins after announcement of the Top 10
• You have only ONE vote during Week 2
• You may only vote among the Top 10
• You may change your vote until voting ends
• Results are concealed during Week 2
• Week 2 voting ends 11:59PM, October 6
• Winners announced Thursday, October 7
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Dave Ford Truck Drawing, Up Vote: 42661

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About Dave Ford

An avid collector of handwritten grocery lists, Dave Ford graduated from Grand Valley State University with a BFA in 1993. Afterward, in typical American folklore fashion, Mr. Ford moved to the art dormitory of the eastern U.S., also known as Williamsburg, Brooklyn. There he continued making art, participated in group shows and began creating his “Truck Drawings.” The drawings, which document the truck’s movement with dozens of pencils, proved to be fruitful and were featured in the sixth edition of Dave Eggers', McSweeneys in 2000. This attention generated several commissioned drawings and with the artist’s subsequent move to El Paso, Texas, long distant drawings to Connecticut and San Francisco became logistically possible. The opportunity to do a live drawing from the El Paso-Juarez Border to Grand Rapids for the Artprize event has re-invigorated the truck idea. Dave Ford is currently living in Evanston, Illinois, where he is working on a Swing Set Drum Kit piece.
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