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Florida Housing Finance Corporation is hosting a statewide art contest inviting kids across all counties in Florida to submit their unique designs showcasing what the word “home” means to them.
The top 40 designs, chosen by an internal review committee, will be prominently displayed in the Florida Housing Finance Corporation building in Tallahassee throughout the month of June in honor of National Homeownership Month. The artwork will also be published on Florida Housing’s website.
Kids & teens between the ages 5-18 are invited to create a drawing on a plain piece of paper and submit the design by May 3, 2021. Scan or take a photo of your design and upload it at www.floridahousing.org or mail it to us at the following address:
Florida Housing Finance Corporation
Attn: External Affairs Department
227 N. Bronough Street, Suite 5000
Tallahassee, FL 32301
THIS YEAR ONLY, the Chain of Parks Art Festival is asking only serious art patrons and enthusiasts to attend the festival in the parks to support the exhibiting artists. To control crowd size and adhere to safety guidelines, this festival will be a FREE TICKETED event. Attendees will need to reserve a ticket online and select a time slot to see artists in the parks. The festival will be following CDC guidelines and will have safety precautions visibly placed throughout the event. to view additional safety precautions, visit www.chainofparks.com.
The festival has expanded this year to offer new and exciting programs to bring the community unique fine art experiences in a COVID-safe way leading up to the festival weekend in the parks. The “newly expanded” 10-day event kicks off with the Zerbe Zelebration, for reknown artist Karl Zerbe April 9-18. Other exciting news for this year’s festival includes FSU’s Opening Nights Special Presenting Artist event with artist Michael Rosato on April 15 and an Artist Workshop with Jim Sherraden, formerly of Hatch Printing, at LeMoyne Arts on April 15. All leading up to the fstival weekend with Artists in the Park April 17-18.