ArtPrize @ KCAD

ArtPrize Seven is @ The Fed!

detail of work by Seun Mo Park
Artprize 2015 Artist Katarzyna Kozyra
Artprize 2015 Artist Julie Green
ArtPrize 2015 Artist Dietmar Krumrey
ArtPrize 2015 Artist Alison Stigora
ArtPrize 2015 Artist Christopher Baker
ArtPrize 2015 Artist Seungmo Park
ArtPrize 2015 Artist Nathan Coley
ArtPrize 2015 Artist Nathan Coley
ArtPrize 2015 Artist Prince Thomas
Sightlines - Katarzyna Kozyra

ArtPrize @ The Fed: Sightlines

"Sightlines,” KCAD’s ArtPrize 2015 exhibition, converges eight contemporary artists from around the world in a bold and timely examination of the often murky distinction between perception and reality. Each of these artists grapples in their own way with the fact that definitive understanding is largely elusive. Our sense of our own experiences and of the broader human experience is always changing, shifting, growing, and evolving as we embark down new paths, encounter new ideas, and undergo rapid technological advancement. Beneath the surface of what we choose to call “fact” and “truth,” there exists an underlying current of prejudice, assumption, motive, and misunderstanding that shapes both the way we come to see ourselves and our world and the way in which we communicate our perceptions to others.

Join us for ArtPrize Seven, September 23 - October 11.

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The Year's Artists

Learn more about the artists and works exhibiting at KCAD by clicking an artist's name below.

Dietmar Krumrey
Alison Stigora

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ArtPrize Family Tours

Take part in an hour-long gallery tour led by Kendall College of Art and Design faculty through the KCAD ArtPrize exhibit. The art will be used as a springboard to introduce some of the concepts behind contemporary art. The tours are designed for adults and families with upper elementary-age children. Walk-ins are welcome. Meet at the entrance to The Fed Galleries @ KCAD, in KCAD's Woodbridge N. Ferris Building, 17 Pearl St. NW.

Saturday, September 26 at 1:00 pm
Sunday, September 27 at 2:00 pm
Saturday, October 3 at 1:00 pm
Sunday, October 4 at 2:00 pm

ArtPrize Education Programs

Show Me A Story

Students in grades 3-12 are invited to participate in a discussion of contemporary art via a teaching exhibit at KCAD and a viewing of the Sightlines exhibition in The Fed Galleries @ KCAD. The two-part program will include a discussion of abstract, non-objective and realist art; and a studio portion with the student art being displayed at KCAD during ArtPrize.

KCAD ArtPrize Participants

KCAD students, alumni, faculty, and staff can be found all around Grand Rapids during ArtPrize! Go here to find out who's showing where, and let us know where you'll be!

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