From 1,582 to 10.  That was quick.  Maybe too quick.  But that's another story.

ArtPrize announced its 10 finalists tonight.  Voters have until Wednesday, October 5 at 11:59pm to place a vote for their favorite.

Here's the finalists and where to find them.

  • "Crucifixion" by Mia Tavonatti at Devos Place
  • "Grizzlies on the Ford" by Llew (Doc) Tilmam at Ford Museum
  • "Mantis Dreaming" by Bill Secunda at The B.O.B.
  • "Metaphorest" by Tracy Van Duinen at West Michigan Center for Arts & Technology
  • "Ocean Exodus" by Paul Baliker at The B.O.B.
  • "President Gerald Ford Visits ArtPrize" by Sunti Pichetchaiyakul at Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • "Rain" by Lynda Cole at Grand Rapids Public Museum
  • "'Rusty' A sense of direction/self portrait of the artist" by Ritch Branstrom at Grand Rapids Public Museum
  • "The Tempest II" by Laura Alexander at Grand Rapids Art Museum
  • "Under Construction" by Robert Shangle at The B.O.B.