Star Wars: The Force Awakens Art Awakens Contest Kicks Off Today

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In celebration of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Lucasfilm and Hp proudly present “Art Awakens.”

“Art Awakens” is an exciting new program for Star Wars fans old and new, across the country to revitalize creativity by “Bending the Rules” of the Force, themed around a galaxy far, far away.

“Art Awakens” kicks off today (August 11) with the launch of a two-month-long nationwide fan art competition across the Us. Amateur artists can submit their Star Wars: The Force Awakens inspired art on for a chance to be showcased in an upcoming professional art exhibit later in the year.

Additionally, coming this November to Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles is a three-day Star Wars: The Force Awakens art exhibit featuring top professional and emerging contemporary artists. All new original pieces will be auctioned off in the name of Star Wars: Force for Change to benefit Unicef Kid Power,

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