Why These Finalists: 2-D and Installation


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — It’s the art critics’ turn to share their opinions on two categories of finalists from ArtPrize Nine.

On Monday evening, WOOD TV8 aired “Why These Finalists?” focusing on the top entries in the Two-Dimensional and Installation categories.

Final 20 (public vote) || Juried Shortlist

Critics featured on Monday’s show included:

  • Belinda Tate, executive director of the Kalamazoo institute of Art in Kalamazoo
  • Jim Daichendt, dean of arts and humanities at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego
  • Lizzie Whitington, visual arts curator at SXSW in Austin, TX

ArtPrize Director of Exhibitions Kevin Buist moderated the discussion.

==Watch WTF: 2-D and Installation above.==

On Tuesday, “Why These Finalists?” will focus on the top entries in the Three-Dimensional and Time-Based categories. That show will also air on WOOD TV8 at 7 p.m.

This is the first year that the public is allowed to vote on both the juried and public finalists. Voting is open until 11:59 p.m. Thursday.

Then on Friday, WOOD TV8 will air the ArtPrize Awards show at 7:30 p.m., and it will also be livestreamed on woodtv.com.

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