ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. -- Students who attend elementary, middle and high schools in St. Johns County could win a chance to have their artwork shown at the Visitors Information Center in St. Augustine.
The first day of the Pablo Picasso exhibit is on Friday and extends through May 11.
Those students' artwork will be judged from 3 to 5 p.m. on Feb. 9 at the Palencia Fine Arts Academy, according to the St. Johns County Education Foundation. There will be cash prizes for the students, and to contribute to their teachers' classrooms.
The owner of the academy said she knows what pieces will fit best with Picasso's artwork.
"We will be looking at composition, value and proportion, as well as how the piece relates to the theme," said Stacie Hernandez, owner of the Palencia Fine Arts Academy.
The students in elementary school who win the competition will have their artwork at the center Feb. 12 through March 11. The middle school students' pieces will be displayed from March 11 through April 11. And, the high school students' art pieces will be shown from April 11 through May 11, according to the foundation.