State Fair calls for artwork

The Minnesota State Fair is calling for artists to create the 2013 Minnesota State Fair Commemorative Art. The work will be the tenth in a series created exclusively for the fair. The art will be unveiled in spring and on display during the 2013 12-day run of the fair.

Last year’s artist was Joe Heffron of St. Paul.

A gallery of past artwork is posted at www.mnstatefair.org/art/commemorative_art_gallery.html.

You much be a Minnesota resident, 18 or older and work in two-dimensional media suitable for duplication on posters. There is no entry fee. The official artist will receive a commission of $5,000.

The application deadline is 4:30 p.m. Oct. 24. For more information or to download an application, visit www.mnstatefair.org/art.

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