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Main Street Bridge Benches Mural Project seeks artists
Main Street Bridge Benches Mural Project seeks artists

New Port Richey, Florida -- Main Street has announced that the "Main Street Bridge Benches Mural Project" will be rivived on a dail basis starting Saturday, Nov. 10.

The project consists of local artists painting mini murals on 16 of the solid concrete benches on the Main Street Bridge, spanning the beautiful Cotee River in historic downtown New Port Richey.

It is open to both students and adult artists. Submissions will highlight the nature coast (either flora or fauna) or a historic downtown theme.

Those interested in showcasing their artwork and participating in this special Greater New Port Richey Main Street project, should submit an application along with a color sketch and written description of their mini mural idea.

Applications are available at the Greater New Port Richey Main Street Office and at the PE Art Gallery or on the Main Street website at www.nprmainstreet.com/river-bench-painting-project/. Students will paint 8 benches and 8 will be painted by adult artists. Completed benches will be judged in 3 categories: Best Student, Best Adult and People’s Choice.

Lunch will be provided and basic supplies will be furnished, however artists are encouraged to bring their favorite brushes.

If you have any questions about the “Main Street Bridge Benches Mural Project” or would like to find out more about Eco-Fest and how you can participate please feel free to contact Beth Louise Fregger at 727-842-8066 or by email at beth@nprmainstreet.com.

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