Watch for further announcements regarding 2015 Independent Jurors.

Independent jurors choose 1st and 2nd place in each of the 5 categories as a way to compliment the popular vote.

 Past jurors include:

Miranda Krajniak, Executive Director of the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA)

Kerri VanderHoff, Go Site Project Director for Grand Rapids Art Museum and adjunct professor of Film Studies at Grand Valley State University (GVSU).

Eddie Tadlock, Assistant General Manager at DeVos Hall and Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) Board Member.

Jen Samet, Art Writer and Critic for Hyperallergic– a forum for playful, serious, and radical perspectives on art and culture in the world today out of New York City.

Micheal Coleman, Owner of Second Ave Arts a New York City based Art Management Company.

Chris Protas, Director and Curator of the Fire Barn Gallery in Grand Haven, Michigan.


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