Send us your Xpressions
By Times Staff Writer
© St. Petersburg Times
published March 24, 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 themes.
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 of 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.
MAY: OPEN THEME -- Send us your creative work (art, words or photography) depicting the topic of your choice. Deadline: Postmark May 5.
JUNE: DISABILITY AWARENESS -- Take a close look at the world around you and examine how having a disability affects everyday life. Create a work that reflects your experience with disabilities. Think about the following: If you have a disability, create a work that conveys your personal experiences. How do you relate to a friend who has a disability? What do you think it means to have a disability? Deadline: Postmark June 13.
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.
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, phone number with area code and your e-mail address.
IMPORTANT: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR WORK WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED WITHOUT THE INFORMATION ABOVE. Stories must be no longer than 150 words. We can return only artwork, and only if you indicate that you want it back.
Here's the rest of today's Xpress