Deadline Extended to January 30, 2020, for Hernando County Artists of All Ages to enter First-Ever Art in the Park Art Contest

The Hernando County Fine Arts Council is excited to announce its first-ever artist competition for artwork to be artfeatured at the 36th annual Art in the Park, held March 14-15, 2020, at Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane, Brooksville, FL.

Winners will receive cash prizes, exposure, and recognition. Winning designs will be featured at Art in the Park, in the event’s souvenir program, and on Art in the Park advertising materials, posters, etc.


1st Place Prize: $250 Cash Prize, Interview Spotlight in the AITP Program, an online Art Directory space for 1 year, and 10% of proceeds from products sold.

2nd Place Prize: $125 Cash Prize and an online Art Directory space for 1 year

3rd Place Prize: $75 Cash Prize and an online Art Directory space for 1 year

The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will also receive their winning design displayed at Art in the Park and will be featured at the Artists Feature Booth.

 Entry Fee: Free

 Theme: Designs should reflect and represent the Florida lifestyle and the Florida Adventure Coast. Artists are encouraged to choose subjects that they feel showcase both our area’s beauty and its uniqueness.

 Eligibility Requirements: This contest is open to visual artists of all ages who live in Hernando County. There will be a limit of 3 entries per person. All artists under the age of 18 must include parental consent.

 To Learn More and to Enter:

Visit Deadline to submit entries has been extended to January 30, 2020.

 This art competition’s goal is to broaden the horizons of artists in our community and other communities they engage with. It offers artists the chance to have their work showcased on display at our art show, which features artists from all over the country. The contest is sponsored by Hernando County Fine Arts Council and Roots Creative Co.

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