Artwork is still being sought for Art Expo 2013 of Hardin County, set for 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Community Building at the Hardin County Fairgrounds.
A steering committee of Mary Ramge, Beryl Rogers, Carolyn Brim, Becky Braun, Ina Schutee, Angela Rembis, Ronda Grub and Mike Dear have taken responsibility for this year’s event. The theme is “Celebrate the Arts.”
There is no cost to enter artwork and the participant’s art ability level does not matter, according to organizers. The exhibit is open to anyone residing or going to school in Hardin County. Go online to www.facebook.com/hardincountyartexpo or call Dear at 567-674-7752 for more information.
Adults are especially needed for the show, the committee said. The artwork will help to encourage youth to continue their creative endeavors through their entire life.
Art Expo began a year ago by a group of students at Kenton Middle School. They saw a need and worked to make it real. It was designed to provide Hardin County students and adults with a place to show the community their artwork.
The first expo was a great success, filling the Community Building. This year there are already 70 pieces of high school students’ works of art ready for the expo. Students from elementary schools, middle schools, high schools and colleges will participate. Adults, high school and college participants will be able to sell their works if they choose.
Schools will vie for the best of exhibition, as well as first, second and third prizes for each category of artwork. Categories include painting/drawing, multimedia and clay/stoneware.
The community is invited to come and show support for the art students. Admission is free.