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My Town Walker: Grand Rapids Drive welcomes art on the court
My Town Walker: Grand Rapids Drive welcomes art on the court

WALKER, Mich.—Your art could grace the hardwood next week, as the Grand Rapids Drive host their inaugural Artist Showcase at the DeltaPlex Arena.

Artists of all ages are encouraged to submit their work, which will be displayed directly on the court before thousands of spectators.  Judges from ArtPrize and the Grand Rapids Art Museum will provide judges for the competition.  The winner of each age division will be announced during halftime of the March 17 game.

Before submitting an entry, artists must complete a registration form, which is available on request by contacting Melissa Darusz at mdarusz@nbagrandrapids.com.  The deadline to turn in art is Friday, March 13.  All entries should be dropped off at the Grand Rapids Drive’s front office, located at 40 Monroe Center NW Suite 11 in Grand Rapids.  Each artist much purchase two $5 tickets to the March 17 game as their entry fee.  Winners will receive gift cards or cash prizes and a change to have their art displayed on the Drive’s season guides.