22,000+ Public Votes Whittle Down 109 Artists as MI Great Artist Competition Reduced to Top 25 Candidates

Thirteen Oakland County residents and eight from Wayne County are among 25 artists who have a chance at becoming the 2015 MI Great Artist winner. More than 22,000 public votes were cast in 10 days during the online portion of the competition. The field of 109 entrants was reduced to 25 semi-finalists for consideration by a panel of judges. Originally the top 20 artists were to be selected but the closeness of the voting and the quality of the entries made it necessary to include the … [Read more...]

Public Online Voting Has Begun to Choose MI Great Artist

Got an eye for art? Here’s your chance to get an eye full as the online public voting is underway for the 2015 MI Great Artist competition. Artists from Oakland, Genesee, Lapeer, Livingston, Macomb, St. Clair, Shiawassee and Wayne counties – 109 of them – have entered the competition in hopes their work catches the eye of the voting public. The 109 will be whittled down to the top 20 semi-finalists and then the final five artists, who will share of a prize package worth more than … [Read more...]