Local artist offers Pure Michigan photography in ArtPrize

July 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

Jon Hartman Rockford photographer Jon Hartman, a 1995 Rockford High School graduate, has been accepted in ArtPrize 2012. His entry is a series of Michigan landscape photographs entitled “Pure Michigan” which will be on display at the Ledyard Building, which is located directly across Monroe Center from the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM). “I have always [...]

Equest Center joins ArtPrize, view display at Children’s Museum

September 29, 2011 // 0 Comments

Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding riders traded in their saddles for paintbrushes and enjoyed a sunny afternoon at the center to become part of an entry for the ArtPrize event. Artist Corey VanDuinen is pictured with his entry for the ArtPrize event (as well as something special for Equest Center), which is exhibited in front of the Grand Rapids Children’s [...]

Grad glad to be in ArtPrize

September 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

Vincent Bosscher, a 1994 Rockford High School graduate, shows his ArtPrize 2011 entry “Peace in Red” as it was being installed in its temporary home at The B.O.B, in Grand Rapids. Vincent entered the 7’ x 5’ oil and charcoal piece, which depicts Christ’s suffering and sacrifice on the cross. after much urging from his mom and Rockford resident, Joyce Bosscher. [...]

ArtPrize entrant steams to GR from across country

September 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

Artist and gallery owner shoots for $250,000 prize  Rockford resident Carol Black couldn’t be more proud of her son Stephano Sutherlin, who, despite living in Little Rock, Ark., couldn’t pass up the change to compete in ArtPrize. Sutherlin, who owns his own art gallery, Little Rock 17, has submitted “Steam to Diesel” as his ArtPrize entry. The three-piece work is [...]

Rockford students meet ArtPrize founder Rick DeVos

October 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

While down at ArtPrize on Saturday, Sept. 25, Crestwood Elementary School students Justin Lehmkuhl (left) and Ayden Kraai (right) get the chance to meet ArtPrize founder Rick DeVos. The school’s fifth-grade teachers came up with a “Double the Prize” competition, in which the students get the chance to vote for their favorite entry in order to earn a “No [...]
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