Art by local teens on display at Grand County Public Library
Oct 11, 2012
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Derek Hanson won first place and a $250 award for his swan paper sculpture. The sculpture and other art by local kids are on display at the Grand County Public Library. Courtesy photo
The Grand County Public Library is sponsoring an art competition for teens. Twenty-six works of art will be on display at the library for the entire month of October, library officials said.
Four area teens won $550 for their artwork. The Friends of the Library donated the money and the library’s art committee judged the artwork.
The library is a member of the Moab Community Action Coalition, which focuses on reducing risk factors that contribute to teens choosing to use drugs and alcohol. As part of that program, the library developed the art competition and other events to “promote positive behavior and recognize the talents that teens are developing,” according to a news release from the library.
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