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Upstream Art 2015: Feb. 4 application deadline


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  • Call for Upstream Art artists is open
  • Deadline to apply is Feb. 4
  • Download application or find more info at  or call 479-444-1755

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Upstream Art, the program that transforms hardworking storm drains into colorful water quality education hot spots, is taking applications for its 2015 edition, with the application deadline being Feb. 4. 

ALL ABOUT ART -- The Upstream Art project in NW Arkansas is meant to raise awareness of what happens once pollutants get washed down storm drains. This is the logo for the project, in which artists are invited to apply..

“We are once again putting out the call for artists to join us in this joint public works/public education program,” said Jane Maginot, extension program associate-water quality, for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.

Artists interested may download an application from or call 479-444-1755 for more information.

This program is supported by the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service, the Arkansas Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.

For more information about water quality contact your county extension office or visit

The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact your County Extension office (or other appropriate office) as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.

 The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


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By Mary Hightower
The Cooperative Extension Service
U of A System Division of Agriculture

Media Contact: Mary Hightower
Dir. of Communication Services
U of A Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
(501) 671-2126

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