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Visual Art Submission | Embracing Our Differences

Sarasota, FL
Embracing Our Differences will be displayed throughout the month of April 2010 at Island Park along Sarasota, Florida’s beautiful bayfront. The exhibit will contain 39 billboard-sized (16 feet wide by 12 feet high) artworks, which will also be display during May 2010 in South Sarasota County. We invite you to participate in creating a society that is more inclusive for all. Consider submitting an original work of art and know that you are helping make a difference in the lives of many, especially those of our children. The mission of Embracing Our Differences is to use art as a catalyst for creating awareness and promoting, throughout our community, the value of diversity, the benefits of inclusion and the significance of the active rejection of hatred and prejudice.

Final selections
...will be chosen based on artistic excellence in reflection of the theme ‘Embracing Our Differences’. The artwork will also be evaluated on how effectively it will read outdoors when enlarged to billboard size – 16 feet wide by 12 feet high. Awards include: Best In Show (Adult) - one $1,000.00 cash award: Best In Show (Student) - one $1,000.00 cash award. This prize money will be awarded directly to the student’s school: People’s Choice - one $1,000.00 cash award will be presented at the end of the exhibit to the submission that receives the most votes by visitors who complete our survey form.

Deadline: January 9, 2010 | Budget: N/A | www.embracingourdifferences.org