The Dream Before| Artprize 2013


54 Jefferson, home to the Grand Rapids Public Museum from 1940 to 1994, is being repurposed as an ArtPrize venue by SiTE:LAB, winner of last year’s juried award for outstanding venue. Vacant since the museum moved to the Van Andel Museum Center, 54 Jefferson was left largely intact. Extant dioramas, showcases and exhibits will provide a unique environment for an exhibition of largely site-specific and installation-based work selected by SiTE:LAB curator Paul Amenta. SiTE:LAB is a Grand Rapids-based non-profit that organizes art exhibits in temporary locations. 54 Jefferson is being made available to SiTE:LAB through the generosity of the Grand Rapids Public Museum and the City of Grand Rapids.




Lily Cox-Richard

Design 99

Blane De St. Croix

Stephen Hendee

Scott Hocking

Alois Kronschaeger

Wes McGee + Catie Newell

Not Design

Lindsay Preston

Gary Schwartz

Filippo Tagliati

Complex Movements + Tiff Massey

Gudmundur Thoroddsen

Nicolas Touron

Shinji Turner-Yamomoto

Tom Wagner + Paul Amenta

Lisa Walcott

Amy Weiks

Paul Amenta


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August 2, 2015