How to Xpress yourself
By Times Staff Writer
© St. Petersburg Times
published February 3, 2003
Xpressions, our monthly showcase for the art, writing and photography of students through the 12th grade, is looking for your work! Xpressions appears the last Monday of each month inside Floridian. Please read the following instructions before submitting your work, which must be based on the designated theme:
FEBRUARY: OPEN THEME -- You choose! Art, writing, photography on any theme. Deadline: Postmark WEDNESDAY.
MARCH: HIGH SCHOOL -- This month, we're looking for art, writing and photography from students in grades nine through 12 only. Deadline: Postmark March 12.
APRIL: SPORTS -- In honor of the Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the start of the baseball season, describe to our readers in words, art or photos a memorable moment in your personal sports history. That could be the day you hit three homers, finished first in a swim meet or crossed the monkey bars alone for the first time. Deadline: Postmark April 9.
Work may be edited for length and content. Please send your work, theme suggestions and comments to: Xpressions, c/o Nancy Green, St. Petersburg Times, 1000 N Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602.
All work must follow the designated theme and be your own creation.
Artwork must be on white, unlined paper, with the medium stated on the back (oil, pastel, crayon, etc.). Be sure to include your name, age, school, grade, address, ZIP code and phone number, with area code. Also include your e-mail address, if you have one.
IMPORTANT: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR WORK WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED WITHOUT THE INFORMATION LISTED ABOVE. Stories must be no longer than 150 words. We only return artwork, and only if you indicate that you want it back.
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