It was a very good year for ArtPrize 2011 winnertttttttttt

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Was Squire reporter the lucky charm? by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Anyway you look at it the last calendar year was very, very good for Mia Tavonatti, the California artist who was born and raised in Michigan’s U. P. In the course of 51 weeks Tavonatti took home the $100,000 second place 2010 ArtPrize award for […]

Grand Rapids ArtPrize revisited

Artist Mia Tavonatti and Squire reporter Nancy Hill stand before “Svetlata,” a stained glass mosaic portrait that was awarded second place in the 2010 ArtPrize competition.	photo by CLIFF HILL

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL  Art, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. What one person may love, another person may thoroughly dislike. Add 1,713 artists from around the world displaying individual works of art into the mix and the result is the amazing Grand Rapids ArtPrize competition. Building upon last year’s initial […]