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    Fire Breathing Dragon to perform nightly at Artprize. by Ryan C. Doyle and Teddy Lo

    Gon Kirin, a fire-breathing 17,000 lb steel and found object sculpture of the Light Dragon, has been invited to exhibit at Artprize.

    Successful!
    • 111% funded
    • $7,819 pledged
    • Funded

    "Gon Kirin, a fire-breathing 17,000 lb steel and found object sculpture of the Light Dragon, has been invited to exhibit at Artprize."

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    "Metamorphosis" for ArtPrize by Lisa Olsen

    The emerging beauty of six girls is captured in "Metamorphosis," a photographic story of hauntingly peaceful fairies in nature.

    Successful!
    • 176% funded
    • $1,762 pledged
    • Funded

    "The emerging beauty of six girls is captured in "Metamorphosis," a photographic story of hauntingly peaceful fairies in nature."

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    Hydro-Anthem by Liz Miller

    Hydro-Anthem will span the length of the Blue Bridge, creating a unique, immersive experience of color, light and shadow.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $3,626 pledged
    • Funded

    "Hydro-Anthem will span the length of the Blue Bridge, creating a unique, immersive experience of color, light and shadow."

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    Killian Skarr at Artprize 2013 by Killian Skarr

    Artprize 2013 will be witness to pure black magic in the form of a sinister sculptural installation sure to captivate your very soul.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $2,050 pledged
    • Funded

    "Artprize 2013 will be witness to pure black magic in the form of a sinister sculptural installation sure to captivate your very soul."

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    Waking Detroit - ArtPrize 2013 by Nicholas D Gregory

    A dynamic exhibit of photography and poetry examining Detroit's place in the world and going beyond headlines to illuminate the people.

    Successful!
    • 128% funded
    • $3,220 pledged
    • Funded

    "A dynamic exhibit of photography and poetry examining Detroit's place in the world and going beyond headlines to illuminate the people."

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    The Climb, 54 Jefferson by Melanie Manos

    After successfully "climbing" 74 Garfield Building, Detroit, Melanie Manos has high hopes to climb Site:Lab/54 Jefferson, Grand Rapids.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $6,092 pledged
    • Funded

    "After successfully "climbing" 74 Garfield Building, Detroit, Melanie Manos has high hopes to climb Site:Lab/54 Jefferson, Grand Rapids."

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    Let's get my sculpture "Shed" to ArtPrize 2013!!! by Chris Victor

    For ArtPrize 2013 I'm creating my largest reductive sculpture yet!

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $6,090 pledged
    • Funded

    "I begin with an existing object and remove material, thinning parts of it down. This series of work is born out my desire to touch what's beyond the physical and reveal some of it's nature."

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    Pattern Explosion : Bringing Beauty to the Masses by pauline curtiss

    I want to print large scale patterns in exterior urban spaces to create beauty, inspiration and architectural interest

    Successful!
    • 107% funded
    • $3,537 pledged
    • Funded

    "I want to print large scale patterns in exterior urban spaces to create beauty, inspiration and architectural interest."

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    Grieving Coats by Amy Larimer

    A large-scale memorial art piece honoring the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy to be exhibited at ArtPrize 2013.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $10,395 pledged
    • Funded

    "A large-scale memorial art piece honoring the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy to be exhibited at ArtPrize 2013."

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    Ubuntu Handline Portfolio - debuts at ArtPrize 2013 by Sarah Caffery

    An intimate collection of hand printed linoleum & intaglio prints based on a Xhosa Proverb, "People are people through other people"

    Successful!
    • 113% funded
    • $2,835 pledged
    • Funded

    "An intimate collection of hand printed linoleum & intaglio prints based on a Xhosa Proverb, 'People are people through other people'"

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    In Her Closet: Clothing as Metaphor by clare murray adams (deleted)

    An installation of 12 silk organza dresses that characterize identity through construction and use of found ephemera.

    Successful!
    • 135% funded
    • $1,083 pledged
    • Funded

    "An installation of 12 silk organza dresses that characterize identity through construction and use of found ephemera."

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    ArtPrize Or Bust! by Brian James Spies

    Help me get my work to ArtPrize! 5 in Grand Rapids, Michigan!

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $1,262 pledged
    • Funded

    "Throughout my life I have struggled with mental illness and when I was a teenager I had a horrible experience while a patient in a psychiatric facility. Much of the work I have made has been an attempt to come to terms with that experience and it's ramifications."

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    Goomyland Mini Golf Interactive Artwork for Artprize 2013 by Donald W. VanAuken

    Interactive sculpture meant to inspire and challenge one’s position pertaining to the relationship between artist, artwork and viewer.

    Successful!
    • 105% funded
    • $2,336 pledged
    • Funded

    "Interactive sculpture meant to inspire and challenge one’s position pertaining to the relationship between artist, artwork and viewer."

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    Artprize Tired pandas by nick jakubiak

    panda made of bike tires

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $2,569 pledged
    • Funded

    "Tired Pandas is a sculpture that will display a way that old tires which are generally disposed of and discarded in land fills can be utilized to create a piece of art."

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    ArtPrize 2013 - The Road to Grand Rapids by Jason Ackman

    I am raising funds to complete and transport a sculptural installation for Art Prize 2013 at UICA in Grand Rapids, MI.

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $2,095 pledged
    • Funded

    "Discern is an installation utilizing sculptures of luggage, ladders, rotary telephones and railroad push carts along with suspended ladders and telephone handsets sculpted from reclaimed wood."

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    Send us to Artprize! by Jessica Peterson

    I need help for framing and transporting seven drawings to Artprize, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

    Successful!
    • 121% funded
    • $910 pledged
    • Funded

    "My passion is drawing, painting and photography. My mediums are charcoal, pastel, ink and acrylic. About two years ago I began a series of self-portraits. The next logical step is to exhibit them."

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    Hope and Fear - an interactive art piece for ArtPrize 2012. by Eric Nye

    This unique interactive art piece showcases the faces, hopes, and fears of 250 kids aged 6-18. I will be showing it at ArtPrize 2012

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $5,080 pledged
    • Funded

    "This unique interactive art piece showcases the faces, hopes, and fears of 250 kids aged 6-18."

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    gravity matters little by Henry Brimmer

    daring, imaginative, different.. -- my 2012 ArtPrize project hangs 175 ft from the ground...

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $5,035 pledged
    • Funded

    "I'm interested in site-specific projects. So this project, which started as a tight-rope walker and morphed into the figure defying gravity, occurred to me while walking around the Grand Rapids downtown during last year's ArtPrize."

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    A Second Chance at Life |||||||||||||||| The T_rex Project by Gary Fields

    A life size sculpture of a T-rex skeleton honoring the human spirit to survive. It will appear at ArtPrize 2012 in Grand Rapids, MI.

    Successful!
    • 107% funded
    • $5,365 pledged
    • Funded

    "A life size sculpture of a T-rex skeleton honoring the human spirit to survive. It will appear at ArtPrize 2012 in Grand Rapids, MI."

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    Perpetual Wonder: an interactive, kinetic art installation by Jennifer Lee

    art installation at The B.O.B. in Grand Rapids, MI for ArtPrize 2012 that will subsequently be displayed in the San Francisco Bay Area

    Successful!
    • 107% funded
    • $10,721 pledged
    • Funded

    "Perpetual Wonder is an interactive kinetic sculpture, approximately 9 feet wide by 15 feet high, featuring the two images... Viewers are welcome to set the panels in motion by gently pushing on them."

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    'De Grand Parade,' 2012 Artprize Entry by Matt Duve

    Art is 16' x12' and will be exhibited downtown GR for Artprize 2012. This project needs funding to pay for construction and printing.

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $1,065 pledged
    • Funded

    "I have a great location, but to ensure that my work is seen, I absolutely have to go big. The art will be printed at 12' x 16,' and easily visible from the busiest part of downtown."

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    Eco-Flamenco: One Dress Made by Thousands of People by Nancy Judd

    Eco-Flamenco is a couture fashion sculpture made from trash in a participatory public art performance during ArtPrize 2011.

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $5,326 pledged
    • Funded

    Eco-Flamenco is a "lavish dress will be covered in thousands of “ruffles” made from circles cut from cereal boxes that are painted various shades of red with reclaimed acrylic house and artists paints."

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    Nebula Project: Graffiti that Grows & Public Seed Ball Share by Jacqueline Louise Wilson

    Viewers witness and participate in plant growth, while simultaneously experiencing the natural change and descent of clay graffiti.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $1,198 pledged
    • Funded

    "Nebula combines community and installation to create a growing, expanding art piece. There are four parts to the installation: the clay graffiti, the growing containers, the seed balls, and the return to nature."

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    Screwed Rapids by The Screwed Arts Collective

    We will create a 95’ long and 22’ 5” tall wall drawing in the Ramp Project Space of the UICA during the ArtPrize® festival.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $13,119 pledged
    • Funded

    "The Screwed Arts Collective will ... create a 95’ long and 22’ 5” tall conversation in the Ramp Project Space of the UICA. The purpose ... is to create a unique dialogue with the community ... while at the same time, exposing the process of how art is created to the masses."

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    Prayer Flags - Breath travels to ArtPrize by Laura Isaac

    My public art installation Prayer Flags - Breath has been invited to be part of ArtPrize 2011 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

    Successful!
    • 108% funded
    • $921 pledged
    • Funded

    "Prayer Flags - Breath is a public art installation of hand-pulled block prints on hand-painted cotton cloth. Inspired by traditional Tibetan prayer flags, abstract images of lungs represent the breath, the basis of all prayer."

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    "MetaPhorest" by Tracy Van Duinen and WMCAT students by Amy Knape

    Artist Tracy Van Duinen and his team will work with 15 student apprentices from WMCAT on a 2,400 square foot multi-media mural.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $15,338 pledged
    • Funded

    Tracy Van Duinen is creating "MetaPhorest," a 2,400 square foot multimedia mural that will be entered in the ArtPrize 2011.

    Van Duinen won second place in ArtPrize 2009 with his mosaic mural Imagine That! on the Grand Rapids Children's Museum.

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    Spire - A monumental site-specific installation by Alois Kronschlaeger

    Spire, a monumental site-specific installation in Grand Rapids, MI for ArtPrize 2011.

    Successful!
    • 133% funded
    • $2,000 pledged
    • Funded

    "Alois Kronschlaeger will be creating a new, site-specific work entitled, Spire, encompassing three floors of an abandoned commercial building in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan as part of ArtPrize 2011."

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    Made in America by Alisa

    "Made in America" is a cast iron map of the 48 contiguous states of America. Each state is an individually functional skillet .

    Successful!
    • 565% funded
    • $5,656 pledged
    • Funded

    A map of all 50 states made of cast iron skillets. The video makes Alisa's casting process look dangerous and really awesome!

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    Transporting twenty foot mural to Michigan for 2011 ArtPrize by James Keul

    This mural depicts the difficulties we face as a society in trying to balance our need for energy with concerns over the environment.

    Successful!
    • 140% funded
    • $2,816 pledged
    • Funded

    James created a massive painting for ArtPrize, 11 x 20 feet! He needs help transporting it from New York to Grand Rapids. Back him and you'll get a limited giclee print.