The public vote is what sets ArtPrize apart from other art events and competitions. It's also the easiest way to become involved in ArtPrize.

Learn how to vote at ArtPrize 2014.

Last year, 49,078 registered voters placed 446,850 votes at ArtPrize. The number of voters/votes have steadily increased each year, with the exception of 2011 because the spike in voters/votes was so big in 2010.

The rules and prizes of ArtPrize have change again for 2014.

This year, the public vote will award a Grand Prize, plus awards in four separate categories:

  • $200,000 Grand Prize
  • $20,000 Two-Dimensional
  • $20,000 Three-Dimensional
  • $20,000 Time-Based
  • $20,000 Installation
To register to vote you must be 16. There are two ways to register:
  • Present a valid ID at any voting site and register your e-mail address with ArtPrize.
  • Use a GPS enabled mobile device, download the ArtPrize app, and register your account using the app while in downtown Grand Rapids.
ArtPrize Voting Sites:
Once registered there are multiple ways to vote:
How many votes do you get?
  • Round 1 (9/24 at noon - 10/4 at 11:59pm) – Vote for every artist/entry you like.
  • Round 2 (10/5 at 3:00pm - 10/9 at 11:59pm) – Vote for your favorite of the Top 20.
Have fun at ArtPrize and vote!