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Opening Night - Artprize 2012 at Grand Valley State University This 5-foot x 7-foot sculpture, 'Freedom Bound,' by Detroit-based artist Charles McGee will be among ArtPrize works exhibited at Grand Valley

Opening Night - Artprize 2012 at Grand Valley State University

When
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
6:00 PM

Where
Grand Valley State University Venue, L.V. Eberhard Center grounds, Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus

Category
Art

Description
Visit a selection of exciting outdoor sculptures at Grand Valley during the fourth installment of ArtPrize, Opening Day Wednesday, September 19, from 6-10 p.m., through Sunday, October 7, from noon-6 p.m.

Among the artists to be featured at Grand Valley is 87-year-old Charles McGee, an internationally renowned artist based in Detroit. He was the inaugural recipient of the Kresge Eminent Artist Award which acknowledges his innovation and unwavering artistic leadership.

The artist, whose career spans six decades, has exhibited at the Detroit Institute of Arts and venues from New York to Bangkok, and has been a teacher and mentor to thousand of young artists.

Watch for more information about ArtPrize artists and events at Grand Valley, or visit www.gvsu.edu/artgallery.