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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Art on the Park Contest Winners

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is happy to announce the winners of this year’s Art on the Park Contest.

Not only will winning artists paint their artwork on the skate park walls, but the winning musician will perform live at the Art on the Park event on Saturday, October 15th at the Heritage Park Skate Park, located at 1241 Peacher’s Mill Road.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation's Art on the Park Contest

Winning Artists:

  • Elizabeth Bell, Age 21
  • Makenzie Ward, Grade 10 at Northeast High School
  • Jeremy Vega, Grade 12 at Northeast High School
  • Mallory Thornton, Grade 11 at Northeast High School
  • Shaina Messenger, Grade 11 at Clarksville High School
  • Alexia Sarrias-Revell, Grade 11 at Clarksville High School
  • Kurt Thomack, Grade 11 at Clarksville High School
  • Breanna Todt, Grade 11 at Clarksville High School

Winners received a $25.00 cash prize, custom t-shirt featuring their design, and the opportunity to paint their artwork on a pre-selected skate park wall. A mentor provided by Art Link will assist with the painting.

Winning Musician:

Rufus Dawkins

A competition was held at Wicked Good Sandwiches on September 24th for all musicians that entered. One winner was chosen and received a free E.P. recording and the opportunity to perform live on October 15th.

Guests to the Art on the Park event on October 15th will be able to talk to artists about their work on display, listen to live performances by the musicians, and enjoy skate demos and clinics. The event is free and open to the public. Food and drink will be available to purchase. All are welcome to attend.

This is the fourth Art on the Park contest held by the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department. This contest takes place every two years in an effort to beautify the Heritage Park Skate Park and to deter graffiti.

Art on the Park is sponsored by Porter Paints, Sacer & Savive, Art Link, No Egrets Tattoos, Clarksville Living Magazine, and Wicked Good Sandwiches.

For more information regarding Art on the Park, contact Clarksville Parks and Recreation or check out www.cityofclarksville.com/artonthepark

About the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department OfficeThe mission of the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is to provide a variety of positive recreational experiences to enhance life values for individuals, families, and our diverse culture.

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of recreational facilities and activities for all ages, maintains more than 700 acres of parks and facilities, provides 22 park facilities that offer a variety of amenities, including playgrounds, picnic areas, walking trails and pavilions or picnic shelters and maintains three community centers with year-round programming for youth, adults and seniors, as well as four public swimming pools

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is located at 102 Public Square, Clarksville.

To learn more call 931.645.7476.


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