Win $250 in teen art contest

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Image carlos albeto garza villalon 

Are you / do you know a high schooler in Richland County, Ohio? High school students in the area can win a $250 prize for creating art in the categories of Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Collage, Digital Art, and Poetry.  

The Domestic Violence Shelter of Richland County partnered with Ohio State University Mansfield is hosting “Expressions of the Heart: Teen Dating Violence Awareness Art & Poetry Juried Contest”. The event will take place at Bromfield Library on Ohio State University Mansfield Campus (1660 University Drive Mansfield, Ohio 44907) on February 27th, 2024, beginning at 7:30pm. 

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, and we are asking students to create art and poetry sharing their perspectives, experiences, visions, and hopes for a world free from dating violence. After the judges’ evaluation, winners in each of the six categories will receive $250 gift cards, and all students participating will receive a certificate of achievement and have their work showcased during the exhibition.  

Students can register to participate at
Submissions will be accepted starting February 1, 2024, and ending February 20, 2024.  
More information on Teen Dating Violence and “Expressions of the Heart: Teen Dating Violence Awareness Art & Poetry Juried Contest”, including the submission form, can be found at . 

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