Arts Foundation of Cape Cod announces Comcast Student Art Contest

Arts Foundation announces contest--winning design to appear on Pops by the Sea t-shirts

CENTERVILLE, MA ? The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod is now accepting submissions for the fourth annual Comcast Cape-wide Student T-shirt Art Contest. The winning design will be featured on the official T-shirt for the 22nd Annual TD Banknorth Pops by the Sea concert, the main fundraiser for the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod.

Contest winners and their sponsoring high school art departments will each receive art scholarships in the amount of $500 for first prize, $250 each for second prize, and $100 each for third prize. All entrants will receive two general admission lawn tickets to the TD Banknorth Pops by the Sea Concert.

?For the fourth year in a row, Comcast is proud to recognize the importance of arts education on Cape Cod by providing scholarship funding to student artists and their high school art departments,? said Zakee A. Rashid, Area Vice President for Comcast?s Cape Cod System. ?This is a great opportunity for local students to showcase their artistic ability and see their masterpieces come to life.?

The Pops by the Sea concert will be held from 5pm to 7 pm,  August 5, 2007 on the Hyannis Village Green. The event marks the only Cape Cod appearance of Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra. Proceeds generated by the concert support the programs of the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod.

The contest is open to all high school and middle school students living on Cape Cod, including those in public, parochial, private, charter, and technical schools. The deadline for submissions is May 4, 2007, and winners will be announced by May 14, 2007. Subject matter should reflect the theme of ?people enjoying music by the sea.? Original, computer generated graphic art will be accepted. Entries will be judged by a panel of distinguished community leaders and local artists. For more information and entry guidelines visit www.artsfoundation.org or call 508-362-0066.

Above image: the winning artwork by Barnstable High School student Brittany Warmington.

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