Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Dakota County Public Art Citizen Advisory Committee accepting submissions for 'Heroes of Today' exhibit

The Dakota County Public Art Citizen Advisory Committee is inviting kids in grades 6–8 who live in Dakota County to create an original work of art that explores the theme "Heroes of Today" and submit it for consideration in a new exhibit.


"Heroes of Today" is the fourth open exhibition of work by local artists sponsored by the public art committee. It will run February–August at the Dakota County Western Service Center, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley.


Artists must live in Dakota County, and their artwork should be ready for hanging. Entries are limited to one per person. Digital images of submissions may be emailed to jean.erickson@co.dakota.mn.us or mailed to Jean Erickson at Dakota County Public Services & Revenue Division, 1590 Highway 55, Hastings, MN 55033, by the deadline of Monday, Jan. 7.


For a complete list of criteria for the "Heroes of Today" exhibit or to access a submission form, visit www.dakotacounty.us and search art exhibit. For more information, call 651-438-4286.

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