Live from Grand Rapids …

1978, John's ArtPrize Entry

1978, John's ArtPrize Entry

My painting has officially taken its place among the more than 1,200 works on display all around Grand Rapids, Mich. this week.

I arrived in Grand Rapids this afternoon and got a pleasant surprise — the Ottawa Tavern gave me premium wall placement for 1978, so more people are likely to see it. It’s even visible from the sidewalk through the Ottawa’s windows.

I’ll be taking part in ArtPrize events for most of the next few days. If you would like to know what I’m up to, you can check me out on Twitter. My wife/marketing consultant has peer pressured me into tweeting and this seems like the perfect time to really give it a try with the stream-of-consciousness updates.

If you want to see what other people are saying about ArtPrize on Twitter, check out this search. You’ll see a lot of excited comments like:

nicknelson Good morning. Just got to work. There is a palpable feeling of excitement in the air for #artprize in GR. It’s pretty amazing.

mindyjean @ArtPrize starts today and the excitement is in the air! Two thumbs up Grand Rapids! #MichiganAwesome

peopledesign Amazing start to @artprize. It was giddy at the opening reception.

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