Latino artists in Utah could win up to $900

El Consulado de México en Salt Lake City and Artes de Mexico have merged their art contests to form the LatinArte Nuestras Raíces 2022 contest. (Elena Efimova, Shutterstock)

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SALT LAKE CITY — Latino artists have the opportunity to win up to $900 in this year’s LatinArte competition.

The competition is a partnership between the Mexican Consulate and Artes de Mexico, who combined their art contests this year. The theme is “Nuestras Raíces,” or “Our Roots.”

Participants must be residents of Utah who were born in or whose parents were born in Mexico, Central America or South America. Adults and high school students are welcome to compete.

Accepted works of arts include drawings, paintings, photos, sculptures and mixed media. Submissions will be accepted through Aug. 25 and the results will be announced on Sept. 30.

The first place prize is $900, second place is $450 and 3rd place is $250. There will also be five honorable mentions. Learn more about the contest requirements and details here.

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Sydnee Gonzalez is a reporter for covering minority communities. Se habla español. You can find Sydnee at @sydnee_gonzalez on Twitter.

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