|"Ox-Bow" by Bill Olendorf.|
• Tuesday, Sept. 20, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Cocktail reception at The B.O.B. in Crush at 20 Monroe Ave. NW in Grand Rapids. From 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. is a reception for the 24 artists who each painted a panel of the 150-square-foot "quilt" of the Bill Olendorf work called "Ox-Bow."
• Wednesday, Sept. 21: ArtPrize opens.
• Sunday, Sept. 25, from 4 to 8 p.m.: A reception at Rubinkam Studio, 20 E. Center St. in Douglas, will show off the original painting that inspired the "Re-View" ArtPrize entry. Rare, never-before-exhibited Olendorfs will be displayed through November. Steve Rubinkam was a friend to Olendorf.
|Kristin Armstrong of the SCA.|
“Bill Olendorf’s colorful impressionist art is in the private collections of five American presidents and other world leaders.”
• Zing is ready to take diners north to Grand Rapids to see ArtPrize. Make a reservation at Zing for dinner for parties up to 11 people on Sept. 22-23, Sept. 26-27, Sept. 29-30, Oct. 3-4 and Oct. 6-7. Dine at 5:30 then board the Zing ArtPrize Express van to GR where you can scope out all the ArtPrize entries and return to Douglas by 10:30 p.m. A $15 per person fee will be added to the dinner check for the ride.
|Ryan Kilpatrick of Douglas.|
For more on the event, visit http://www.hollandsentinel.com/newsnow/x1038228781/Saugatuck-Douglas-community-rallies-behind-ArtPrize-entry