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Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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OddBall 2017: Cultivate


OddBall 2017: Cultivate

OddBall is Presented by Meijer
UICA Members: $178.28, Public: $197.28
Ticket includes: Admission, dinner, hosted beer and wine, entertainment, validated self-parking in Downtown GR parking ramps, and entertainment.
Dress: Flora and Farmer

Join us at this year’s OddBall gala and get a first look at Cultivate, UICA’s ArtPrize Nine exhibition. Explore the galleries, meet the artists, and enjoy a cocktail hour, seated dinner, and entertainment. 

Proceeds from this benefit will directly advance UICA’s mission to build creative community by fostering new forms of expression, promoting collaboration, and providing genuine experiences with contemporary art.

Purchase your tickets today. Ticket quantities are limited. For information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kristen Taylor or 616.454.7000 x17.

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Schedule of Events.

6:00 pm     Drinks, hors d’oeuvre and exclusive gallery viewing of ArtPrize Nine at UICA
7:30 pm     Seated dinner
8:30 pm     Celebratory remarks and award presentation
9:00 pm     Live entertainment
10:00 pm   Evening concludes

Ritsu Katsumata, 2016 OddBall Performance

Ritsu Katsumata, 2016 OddBall Performance

Samuel Cummings

Samuel Cummings

A Special Honor.

The 2017 Arts Advocate Award will be presented to Samuel Cummings, Principal and Managing Partner at CWD Real Estate Investment..

Host Committee.

Matthew Anderson
Amanda Avila
David Castro
Kathryn Chaplow
Jon Prins


Thank You for Your Support.

Presenting Sponsor

Visionary Sponsor
Conduit Studio

Forward Sponsor
Carbon Stories
CWD Real Estate Investment

Table Sponsors
ArtPrize & Start Garden
Kathryn Chaplow

Supporting Sponsors
Applause Catering and Events
WNWZ Magic 104.9

ArtPrize Nine at UICA: Cultivate

September 09 – December 10, 2017

This curated group show will use food as a lens to examine cultural history, social equity, and the effects of globalization on communities.

OddBall 2014

OddBall 2014