KCAD is gearing up for ArtPrize 2014!

View of gallery with The Hair Project by Sonya Clark in the foreground, and gallery visitors in the background.
Detail of Grow in Light by Wendy Kawabata
Detail of Live Free or Die by Dan Tague
View of Operation Paydirt/Fundred Dollar Bill Project by Mel Chin
Detail of The Hair Project by Sonya Clark
View of main gallery, showing Capitalism by Steve Lambert and Unretrospective by William Powhida
I AM: Money Matters KCAD/ArtPrize 2014

"I AM: Money Matters"

Going beyond conventional explorations of identity, I AM is a three-part exhibition series that deftly walks the tension between internal and external perceptions of self. The first installment, Money Matters—KCAD's 2014 ArtPrize exhibition—raises bold questions about currency, consumption, and value in exploring their influence on human beings, our emotions, and our understanding of the world around us.

Stay tuned to learn more about the exhibition, educational programs, retail, registration and volunteer opportunities!

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I AM: Money Matters opens August 21

The KCAD ArtPrize exhibition, I AM: Money Matters, opens for regular gallery hours on August 21.
Gallery Hours: Tues–Thurs: 10am - 8pm | Fri–Sat: 10am – 5pm

ArtPrize begins September 24

Starting September 24, I AM: Money Matters will be open during ArtPrize hours.
Monday - Saturday: 10am - 8pm | Sunday: 10am - 6pm

Be part of the 'Prize!

Be A Volunteer!

Take part in the excitement and get an insider's view of the ArtPrize experience. We have opportunities to volunteer in registration, the exhibition, and greeting guests. It's all here at KCAD, and it's your help that makes it great! Sign up here.

Operation Paydirt: Grand Rapids

Learn more about the project and how you can get involved here.

ArtPrize Exhibition Center Information

Beat the crowds!

KCAD is opening our doors on August 21 for I AM: Money Matters.

ArtPrize Education Programs

Learn all about the exciting education opportunities offered by KCAD, based on the theme "Don't Look Down on Anyone," here.

"Money Matters" Artists

Learn more about the artists and works exhibiting at KCAD here.

Wendy Kawabata

Grow In Light

Steve Lambert

Capitalism Works for Me

Denis Beaubois

Currency—The Division of Labor

William Powhida


Dan Tague

Live Free or Die

Maximo Gonzalez

Tengo Hambre

Sonya Clark

The Hair Craft Project

Mel Chin

Operation Paydirt: Grand Rapids

Register to Vote

Create an account at, then visit the Registration and Retail center on the first floor of the Woodbridge N. Ferris building (17 Pearl) to complete the quick voter registration process.

KCAD ArtPrize Participants

KCAD students, alumni, faculty, and staff can be found all around Grand Rapids during ArtPrize! As ArtPrize gets closer, check out this section to find out who is where, and let us know where you'll be!

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