Back for its eighth year, the Legacy Trust Award Collection is a an art competition for adult artists with disabilities in advance of ArtPrize 2017, the radically open art competition that will be held Sept. 20 through Oct. 8 in downtown Grand Rapids.
Each year, Legacy Trust and sponsors in the business, arts and disability communities ask Michigan artists with disabilities to submit their best paintings, sculptures, photographs, drawings, collages and other works of art to a preliminary art competition. The winners, chosen by popular vote and by a panel of celebrity judges, receive a cash prize of $500 and sponsorship in ArtPrize.
Feature of LTAC this year:
- Grand Rapids Art Museum will host an artists’ reception for all participating artists and their immediate families May 22
- Grand Rapids Art Museum will also host the public vote, which is open to all May 23
- The Lillian Perry Walker Award, to honor the young woman whose spirit was the spark that brought LTAC to life in 2010 will be presented for the second year
- Winners will be announced on May 30.
Public voting will take place at from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 23 at the Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center NW in Grand Rapids. Online voting will take place from midnight on Tuesday, May 23 to midnight on Wednesday, May 24
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