Announcement of the 2022 Youth Art Competition Awards and Exhibition

Art Opening at Corpus Christi International Airport on May 9

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - The Corpus Christi International Airport, Corpus Christi Arts & Cultural Commission, and the Friends of Corpus Christi Public Libraries are sponsoring the Youth Art and Design Contest Exhibition to celebrate National Inspire Your Heart with Art Day.

Youth in grades 6 through 12 were invited to create a work of art inspired by the theme, “Where in the World (or beyond!) Would You Go if You Could Go Anywhere?”

A selection committee of representatives from the Airport Board, the Arts & Cultural Commission, and the Library Board will award first, second, and third places in each grade level.

An exhibition of the original artwork of all place winners will be displayed on gallery walls at the airport. An awards ceremony and exhibition opening will be held onsite on Monday, May 9, at 5:00 p.m. in the Corpus Christi International Airport terminal second-floor public lobby located at 1000 International Drive.

The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department serves as liaison to the Arts & Cultural Commission. For more information, please call 361-826-3489 or go to the Arts & Culture page on the City of Corpus Christi website.