Oakland issues call to artists for Hispanic Heritage exhibit

The deadline to submit artwork is Aug. 24.

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The Healthy West Orange Arts & Heritage Center at the Town of Oakland encourages adult and youth artists to submit 2D and 3D artwork including multimedia, pottery and sculpture for its Hispanic Heritage Month exhibition, "La Florida: Celebrating Florida's Hispanic Heritage."

The submission deadline is Aug. 24. The exhibition will be on display Sept. 2 through Nov. 2 at the arts and heritage center. The opening reception will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 15, the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Submissions to arts&[email protected] should include the artist name and contact information, title, medium, size, sale price and a photo, and artists can submit multiple pieces.

An exhibition fee of $20 per artist will be collected upon selection of pieces for this exhibition. When a piece is sold while on exhibit, the artist will receive 100% of the sale but must agree to keep it on display until the exhibition ends.

For details, call (407) 656-1117.



Amy Quesinberry

Community Editor Amy Quesinberry was born at the old West Orange Memorial Hospital and raised in Winter Garden. Aside from earning her journalism degree from the University of Georgia, she hasn’t strayed too far from her hometown and her three-mile bubble. She grew up reading The Winter Garden Times and knew in the eighth grade she wanted to write for her community newspaper. She has been part of the writing and editing team since 1990.

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