$15k ArtPrize Artist Challenge at SXSW Interactive

  • Commissioning Entity: ArtPrize
  • Budget: $15000
  • Open Date: 2020-01-20
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: Applicants in country of installation
  • Close Date: 2020-02-21

Brief Description

$15k ArtPrize Artist Challenge: This is an opportunity for artists to pitch ideas for an ambitious public art project in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. The artists with the top five proposals will be flown to Austin, TX to pitch their ideas to a live audience and a panel of judges as a part of SXSW Interactive on March 16, 2020. The winning artist will be awarded $15,000 to install their work at ArtPrize 2020 in the fall. Application Deadline: February 21, 2020 ArtPrize is an open, independently organized international art competition and a 501(c)(3) non-profit. For 19 days, three square miles of downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, becomes an open playing field where anyone can find a voice in the conversation about what art is, and why it matters. One $200,000 grand prize and four category awards, more than $250,000 is awarded from a public vote. Art from around the world pops up in every inch of downtown, and it is all free and open to the public.

  • Contact Name: Katie Moore
  • Contact Email: [email protected]
  • Contact Phone: (260) 402-2485