ArtPrize Top 25 Winners Announcement Dates and Voting Questions Answered

Everyone is asking where is the running tally to see how many votes each artist is getting and when are the Top 10 announced? Your ArtPrize voting questions are answered below.

#1 There is not a running tally for you to obsessively check every 5 minutes. The Top 25 artists will be announced on Sept. 24 and the Top 10 artists will be announced Sept. 30.

#2 You have to register in person at the HUB at 49 Sheldon Street. You cannot register to vote for ArtPrize online and you cannot vote in ArtPrize unless you show a proper ID verifying you live in the area!  You cannot vote unless you are in Grand Rapids to view the art.

Voting is done in Rounds;

1. Round 1 (Sept. 19 – Sept. 29): 11 days to explore ArtPrize and vote for the entries you think should win.

2. Round 2 (Sept. 30 – Oct. 4): 5 days to cast one vote for your favorite of the Top 10 entries.

Visit http://www.artprize.org/about for more info. And Happy ArtPrize!

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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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