ArtPrize Nine not only hosts over 1,300 pieces of art, the event also focuses on art education. That's where the ArtPrize Labs Mobile Workshop comes in.
Eliza Fernand rides her bicycle around Grand Rapids' hotspots, bringing easy-to-make art along for the ride. Instead of pulling her supplies behind, her pop-up art studio is contained within a box that sits atop her bike.
We caught up with Eliza at Monument Park. The art of the day: slot shape sculptures.
"It's a construction project so you can fit the shapes together without any glue or adhesives," said Fernand. "Basically it turns two-dimensional planes into three-dimensional constructions."
Kids and adults are encouraged to create art and can take it with them when finished. The project changes each week of ArtPrize.
Here's where and when you can find Eliza and her pop-up workshop:
Rosa Parks Circle
October 3 from 3-7 p.m.
October 7 from 12-7 p.m.
October 2 from 3-7 p.m.
October 6 from 3-7 p.m.
October 5 from 3-7 p.m.
October 4 from 3-7 p.m.
October 1 from 12-6 p.m.
October 8 from 12-6 p.m.
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