All Blog Posts Tagged 'artprize' (3)

Enormous Wet Clay Animal Sculptures by Shay Church

Ceramic artist Shay Church, who's also assistant professor of art and head of the ceramic area at Virginia Commonwealth University, has created a gripping set of enormous wet clay animal sculptures that he refers to as Migrations Interrupted. "This puts a forceful, crude human twist on an elegant natural cycle," he states. "I find comfort in meditating on their…


Added by alice on September 7, 2013 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Massive Pencil Mural Wins $200,000 Art Prize

Drumrolls, please. After more than 47,000 voters cast 412,560 votes, the ArtPrize 2012 winner was finally announced last Friday. Taking home the grand prize of $200,000 was Adonna Khare, an elementary school art teacher turned stay-at-home mom who created a massive mural of a menagerie of animals all by pencil.

A week before the…


Added by alice on October 9, 2012 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Cancer Survivor's River Horse Sculptures Symbolize Perseverance

Out of 1,517 entries in 161 venues across 3 square miles, there is one installation that's causing quite a stir at Artprize in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The world’s largest art competition has just completed its first round of voting and…


Added by alice on October 1, 2012 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

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