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ArtPrize Announces $20,000 in Grants for Artists

by Michael Anthony Farley on March 30, 2016
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ArtPrize, the Michigan-based public art competition, has announced a $20,000 fund to be distributed via “pitch nights” in four cities. Artists from those respective regions can attend these events in Durham, Minneapolis, Indianapolis, and Louisville and propose public artworks to a panel for the chance to secure $5,000 to realize their projects. The selected artists will then be given an exhibition opportunity during ArtPrize.

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We Went to North Carolina: The Weirdest Contemporary Art Museum in the South

by Paddy Johnson and Michael Anthony Farley on October 28, 2015
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Pretty much everyone we spoke to while we were in North Carolina was excited about Point & Counterpoint at SECCA. And for what it is—a group show of artists whose work was not selected for any kind of commonality past being a recipient of the North Carolina Arts Council Fellowship—it’s not hard to see why. The show was so masterfully installed by SECCA curator Cora Fisher that it’s hard to imagine most of the work ever looking better than in that context.

That said, we were a little underwhelmed by a lot of the work on view.

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