press release: ARTPRIZE WINNER CHRIS LAPORTE PRESENTATION | 6/29/2018

Jun. 22, 2018

MIDLAND, Mich. – Hear the creative journey of award-winning artist and Bay City native CHRIS LAPORTE when he speaks at Midland Center for the Arts on June 29 at 7 p.m. LaPorte’s massive, 28-foot-wide pencil on paper drawing, “Cavalry,” was the first-place winner of Grand Rapids’ ArtPrize 2010. Following the presentation, guests will be invited to view Cavalry and the ArtPrize – Michigan Connection exhibition. This free guest lecture and exhibition preview is presented by the Aquinas College Art Department.