Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Alumnus Tom Rundquist Ready for ArtPrize

Alumnus Tom Rundquist's quest for a Top 10 finish in the prestigious ArtPrize competition in Grand Rapids begins today.

Rundquist's original painting, "Angel: Princess Diana's Spirit in the Garden of Eden," is now showing at the Open Concept Gallery (50 Louis NW - Trade Center Building 6th Floor) in Grand Rapids. According to a Sept. 21 article in the Big Rapids Pioneer featuring Rundquist, the ArtPrize competition is hosting 1,713 artists from 21 countries and 44 U.S. states at 192 venues throughout the 19-day competition that ends October 10.

Prizes, including a top award of $250,000, will be determined via popular vote. Instructions on how to vote are available at the ArtPrize Web site (

The top 10 ArtPrize finalists will be announced Sept. 30. Winners will be revealed October 7.

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