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An Interview with Groot Grant Recipient Arthur Gonzalez

In the chronicles of contemporary art, few stories resonate with the vibrancy and depth of Arthur Gonzalez's artistic career, a journey emphasized by…

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Virginia A. Groot & Project Onward Celebrate New Ceramic Studio Opening

On October 8, Project Onward commemorated the grand opening of their new ceramic studio. The studio was made possible by the Virginia A. Groot…

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Virginia A. Groot 2023 Grant Submissions Now Open

We are excited to announce that it is that time of the year again: the Groot Grant submissions are…

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Christina A. West Exhibition Opens APSU’s New Gallery

The Virginia A. Groot Foundation’s community of artists continues to achieve outstanding accomplishments and artistic evolution. In 2018, Christina…

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Wanxin Zhang: Groot Grant Winner’s Work Acquired by BAMPFA

Wanxin Zhang, our 2006 first-place grant recipient, had his work…

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2022 Groot Grant Winner Featured in Ceramics Monthly

Ceramics Monthly, the largest-circulated publication dedicated to…

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Former First Place Groot Grant Recipient Exhibited in Korean Biennale

In 2004, Tip Toland became the first place Groot Grant recipient for…

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“Every time there is a different artist in the room, you get a different point of view, a different observation. That’s what makes  this process beautiful—that artist is bringing his or her energy to this jury.”

—Stanley Shetka, Vice President