ArtPrize's winner of the Public Vote Grand Prize Friday night is Ann Loveless, receiving $200,000 for "Sleeping Bear Dune Lakeshore".
A ceremony was held at a Grand Rapids city garage, where ArtPrize creator Rick DeVos announced "Polar Expressed" by Anni Crouter took the $75,000 second prize and "Uplifting" by Andy Sacksteder wins $50,000 for third place. Over 440,000 votes were sent in by the public through mobile devices and the ArtPrize website.
"Ecosystem" by Carlos Bunga won $100,000 in the Juried Grand Prize. ArtPrize venues and exhibits will be available for viewing through Sunday.