Latino Art Beat Announces 2015 Scholarship Competition

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Latino Art Beat recently announced its annual scholarship competition this year, themed “What Sports Mean to Me?” Students are invited to submit colorful drawings or paintings accompanied by a 350 word essay describing their artwork. Over the years, Latino Art Beat has awarded over $4 million in scholarships to young visual artists through its annual art competitions to high school students across the country. This year’s competition may portray children playing sports, of any kind, at their neighborhood sports field or in their backyard; images of famous sports personalities or Latino students may submit artwork reflecting their culture in sports, like a soccer or baseball team in action. All artwork must be original. Competition deadline is May 25, 2015 for both the art competition. Entry forms are available through your high schools art department in participating cities. For students elsewhere, please use the competition entry forms available at Awards ceremonies recognizing the winners will be held during 2015 National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15th – October 15th).

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