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2014-04-04 23:34:02

Living Wall to Grow over 1500 Herbs and Vegetables for Restaurants Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Grand Rapids entertainment venue B.O.B. is planning a huge wall-to-table food initiative. Remember the Top 25 “Back to Eden” 2013 ArtPrize entry? The 1400 square foot living wall, or rather LiveWall®, is currently filled with hardy perennials, and, despite one of the harshest winters in local memory, all of the plants have survived. But, come May, only half of them will...

2014-03-07 23:00:43

Visitors to several garden shows in the Great Lakes Region will escape the cold to living walls of lush green plants. The vertical gardens, courtesy of LiveWall, LLC of Spring Lake, Mich., are currently on display at several home and garden shows. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Grand Rapids, MI | Lansing, MI | Kalamazoo, MI | Visitors to several garden shows in the Great Lakes Region will escape the cold to walls of lush green plants. The living wall displays, courtesy of LiveWall,...

2013-10-09 23:21:28

"Back to Eden" Voted Top 25 in Grand Rapids, MI ArtPrize 2013, World’s Largest Art Competition Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Artists have their favorite mediums, be it paint, textiles, metals, wood, clay and others. Michigan horticulturalist Dave MacKenzie’s unconventional chosen medium is living plants. Dave MacKenzie has a vision of a “gray to green” Eden-like future, in which buildings, homes, bridges, parking lots and roadways are clothed in...

2013-09-17 16:22:01

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ArtPrize, the world's largest art competition, today announced the sponsors for its 2013 event. More than 145 sponsors have come together to participate in the annual ArtPrize event. Joining for the first time are Premier Leadership sponsors, Founders Brewing Company and Kendall College of Art & Design of Ferris State University, and Premier Benefactor sponsors, Delta Air Lines, Heineken, St. Julian Winery and Worksighted....

2013-08-13 23:27:09

Living statue Celtic Kilroy will be at ArtPrize beginning September 18, 2013 to entertain and delight the youngest to oldest visitors at the event with his unique and lively performances. Kilroy is also using his art to create awareness of Eagle Village and the life-changing work they do for children and families in Michigan. Hersey, MI (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 The young people at Eagle Village often arrive disheveled, unkempt, sullen with their eyes to the floor. They have thick layers of...

2010-09-22 09:01:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast today announced that it will be the official technology sponsor for ArtPrize, the world's largest art competition open to any artist who can find space in Grand Rapids. The citywide exhibit, which is open to the public and free of charge, begins September 22 and ends on October 10, with members of the public selecting the winning art through online voting. Using Comcast's new High-Speed 2go mobile Internet technology, Comcast will...

2010-08-31 09:30:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 1,700 artists from 21 countries and 44 states are heading to Grand Rapids, Mich. to compete for the world's largest prize for art. A 19-day event, ArtPrize will take over the city from Sept. 22 through Oct. 10 and will allow the public to decide the top-10 winners of $449,000 in prizes, including the top prize of $250,000. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100831/DE57333 ) (Photo:...

2010-04-19 08:23:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The radically open experiment that drew 1,262 artists from around the world, 200,000 visitors treasure hunting for art and gave away the world's largest art prize, invites artists to register for ArtPrize 2010. The prizes include: first place, $250,000; second place, $100,000; third place, $50,000; and, fourth through 10th places, $7,000 each. The prize is decided by public vote. Artist registration for ArtPrize 2010 begins today, Monday,...

2009-09-20 15:08:46

The upcoming ArtPrize competition in Grand Rapids, Mich., offers professionals and amateurs alike a chance to enjoy contemporary art, an expert says. Brett Colley, associate professor of art and design at Grand Valley State University, said the annual event allows artists of all levels of talent show off their personal interpretations of art in the pursuit of a $250,000 grand prize, The Detroit Free Press said Sunday. There are professionals and amateurs and many variations in between, and...

2009-04-23 08:30:00

"American Idol" meets "Survivor" in Art Contest Open to the World GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- It's the largest ever prize for an art competition. It's pop culture with money and the drama of "Survivor." It's "American Idol" taken to the streets; anyone can create, everyone can experience, and all votes count. It's called ArtPrize, a 16-day event that's being hailed from Washington to London as an exciting moment in art history. ArtPrize invites artists of all kinds from...