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State art competition opens

Artwork by Dieuvaney Jean, Harllee Middle School, Grade 8
Artwork by Dieuvaney Jean, Harllee Middle School, Grade 8 PHOTO PROVIDED

One Manatee County middle school artist will have their work hang in Tallahassee next spring.

The Art in the Capitol competition entry opened this week. One piece of artwork, from each of Florida’s 67 school districts, will be displayed inside the Florida Capitol in Tallahassee during the legislative session.

The contest is open to all middle schools students who attend public schools, charter schools, private schools or are educated at home.

All artwork must be submitted to Zadda Bazzy at the Professional Support Center, 2501 63rd Ave. E., in Bradenton, by Dec. 1.

One piece of artwork will be selected to represent Manatee County and be displayed in Florida’s Capitol from March 7 through May 5, 2017.

Full details are available online.

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