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NEWS RELEASE: Calling All Student Artists: Submit your Art for Democracy Artwork by November 12

FOR IMMEDIATE
RELEASE

November 03, 2015

For more information contact:

Trish Robertson
(239) 252-8052
TrishRobertson@colliergov.net

Collier County, Fla. - November 3, 2015: The Collier County Supervisor of Elections office has partnered with the Collier County Public School system to present an art contest encouraging students of all ages to express the spirit of democracy through art as the 2016 Election Cycle approaches.

"The vision for the \'Art for Democracy\' project is to obtain, showcase and judge artwork that expresses what democracy means to our student artists." - Jennifer J. Edwards, Supervisor of Elections.

Twelve winning pieces will be featured in a 2016 election-based calendar distributed by the elections office. A $500 scholarship will be awarded to one winning entry submitted by a high school senior and a $500 donation will be awarded to the art program at the school of the "Best of Show" entry. The scholarship and donation awards were made available via the VFW Post 4254 and Golden Gate Post Number 7721.

All entries are due Thursday, November 12. Winning entries will be announced on Tuesday, December 1, 2015. For further information, please visit the Collier County Supervisor of Elections website at www.CollierVotes.com under "What\'s New?" or call (239)252-VOTE.

 

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