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Artistic Talent of Harris County Teens Showcased at 2 Local Exhibits for Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Art and writing created by Harris County teens in grades 7-12 is showcased from Feb. 18 through March 17 at Spring Street Studios and Texas Art Supply. Harris County Department of Education supports The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards as the regional affiliate and celebrates the talents of awardees through two artists exhibits and receptions. Spring Street Studios, 1824 Spring St., Houston, Texas, 77007, opens its doors to the public with several hundred student works on view from Gold Key and Silver Key recipients in grades 9-12 from public and private high schools. A reception is planned from 4:30-6 p.m. on Feb. 28. For studio hours, go to http://www.springstreetstudios.info . Texas Art Supply, 2001 Montrose Blvd., Houston, Texas 77006, hosts art from students in grades 7-8 from public and private schools and provides a reception Feb. 21 from 4:30-6 p.m. Go to http://www.texasart.com for store hours to view the exhibit. Since 1923, Scholastic Art & Writing has showcased the artistic vision, ingenuity and talent of youth and includes notable alumni like Andy Warhol and Joyce Carol Oates. Students this year submitted nearly 350,000 original works in 29 different categories of art and writing. HCDE, the regional affiliate, judged over 7,000 entries in 2019. View the invite for the 2019 receptions and exhibits: https://bit.ly/2SE4fVx . For more information about The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, go to https://hcde-texas.org/scholastic-awards/awardees/ . Source: HCDE