Mustang artists can celebrate diversity

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Gabby Traver- Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Mustangs have an opportunity to submit their artwork to show as an example of embracing differences in our community.

Embracing Our Differences is a nonprofit organization in Sarasota, Florida. The group’s website reports their goal is to use “the power of art and education to expand consciousness and open the heart to celebrate the diversity of the human family.”

Artists from all over the world can submit a piece of artwork or quote that embraces diversity and individuality. Winning artworks earn a $1000 prize. Submissions from artists are required by Oct. 7.

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LRHS art teacher Laura Victore said, “Students should submit work because it is a good way for students to speak up and talk about their own feelings when they are dealing with diversity issues.”

The winning are art works will be displayed in an exhibit at Bayfront Park in downtown Sarasota Jan. 10 through April 1, 2021. The art will be shown on 50 billboard size images.