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Call for Artists: 2021 Design & Drive Art Contest

The West Michigan Honda Dealers are very excited to provide the canvas for a unique exhibition opportunity during one of the greatest artistic platforms in the world: ArtPrize 2021.

Honda Is Your Canvas

Create and share an original design concept that can be applied to a vinyl-wrapped Honda vehicle for outdoor display in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids: Rosa Parks Circle during ArtPrize, September 16 – October 3, 2021. 6 designs will be selected for display and put to a public vote, independently organized by the West Michigan Honda Dealers. The winner will be announced during the final week of ArtPrize, and will receive a 2-Year lease on the all-new, redesigned 2022 Honda Civic.

Finalists’ selected medium and supplies should be all–weather and capable of withstanding the elements for the 18-day festival. Selected medium may be a digital design or applied directly to a vinyl vehicle wrap (excludes windows & wheels) and cannot compromise the integrity of the vehicle’s value, underlying structure or functionality. We encourage application of the design to take place live during the launch of the festival, drawing additional interest and support for the entries.

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Submit your design for consideration, along with a completed application, and optional bio/resume by July 31, 2021. Finalists will have an opportunity to apply their design to one of six vehicles, as assigned by the selection committee. Competition will be decided by online vote promoted through onsite signage and social media – the winner will be announced during the final week of ArtPrize, and will receive a 24-Month lease on the all-new 2022 Honda Civic. Must be 18 years or older by September 16, 2021 to win top prize.

Contest Dates are subject to change, but will follow the general outline below:

  • Submission Period: May 1 – July 31, 2021
  • Committee Selects Top 6: August 1 – 19, 2021
  • Notification to Selected Finalists: August 20 – 27, 2021
  • Application of Top 6 Designs: September 16 – 19, 2021
  • Public Vote: September 20 – 30, 2021
  • Winner Announced: October 1, 2021
  • ArtPrize Concludes: October 3, 2021


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