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Monday, 01 October 2012 10:17

Marlette man among 10 finalists announced in Grand Rapids' ArtPrize

(AREA) -- Organizers of Grand Rapids' sprawling ArtPrize international art show and competition have announced the ten finalists for the $560,000 in prize money. The annual art competition began September 19. This year's installment features entries from 1,517 artists from 56 countries and 45 states. The works are on display at 161 venues across downtown Grand Rapids. The winners include Dennis Harris of Marlette, whose work "The Chase" is on display at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum. The finalists are the top vote-getters in the first round of online balloting by 41,000 people. Round 2 ends at 11:59 p.m. Thursday.