Here’s the rules to voting for your favorite Artist.

It’s a competition
The audience votes—yes, the reference to American Idol has come up—and the artist with the most votes takes the $250,000 ArtPrize. Imagine standing in front of a work of art and using your cell phone to text in a vote. What are the implications?

Come and see.

Anyone 16 years of age or older who registers in person at the ArtPrize event can vote. You cannot vote without registering at the event. There will be no charge for voter registration.

How to register
Attendees will be required to present a valid government issued ID in person at a registration station
ID can be drivers license, other state ID or passport
Pre-register online and save time activating your voter status at the event
There will be voter registration stations throughout the city September 23-October 7

Week 1 Voting – All Artists
Voting begins 6:00pm, September 23, 2009
Vote up or down on each artist What’s this?
You cannot vote more than once for the same work
Live results can be viewed online
Week 1 voting ends 11:59pm, September 30
Top 10 finalists will be announced evening, October 1

Week 2 Voting – Top 10, ONE vote
Voting begins after announcement of the Top 10, October 1
You have only ONE vote during Week 2
You may only vote among the Top 10
You may change your vote until voting ends
Results are concealed during Week 2
Week 2 voting ends 11:59pm, October 7
Winners will be announced at a celebration in Rosa Parks Circle, October 8 at 7:00PM