Artists are furiously and frantically preparing his or her work to be displayed during ArtPrize this coming fall.

Okay, maybe I was a bit dramatic, but being an artist involves personality, creativity and timing!  Sometimes nothing comes until the last minute -- but when it does, it's masterful!  While registration begins on April 18th, coordinators are sharing the first numbers of data collected regarding the benefit this annual event brings to the local economy.

How does $7 million sound?  Click here for more details.

You may also be interested to find out how one ArtPrize artist is performing on Jeopardy this week!  Click here.