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AETN hosts ‘Young Arkansas Artists’ exhibit Sept. 3-21

Posted 26 Jul 2012

CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas PBS (AETN) will host the 51st annual "Young Arkansas Artists" traveling exhibition Sept. 3-21. 

The exhibit includes 36 pieces from the "Young Arkansas Artists 51st Annual Exhibition," which is organized by the Arkansas Arts Center with the cooperation of the Arkansas Department of Education. The competition is open to K-12 Arkansas public and private school students. Entries must be original works created under a teacher’s supervision during the school year. Members of the Arkansas Art Educators Association select works based on originality and artistic merit. 

This year, 177 Arkansas schools submitted a total of 667 works of art, from which 116 paintings, drawings and mixed media pieces were selected for the exhibit.  

Of those pieces, the following 36 artworks will be featured at AETN:
The exhibit, located in AETN’s headquarters, 350 South Donaghey, Conway, will be free and open to the public Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.