Young American Talent Award Winner Maria Oliva

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Rockwall High School Art student Maria Oliva won third place at the Young American Talent Show at Booker T. Washington High School for the Visual and Performing Arts . Maria’s ceramic piece previously displayed at El Centro College in Dallas will now be displayed at Dallas City Hall.

The 2016 YAT Encore Exhibit will be on display at Dallas City Hall from Friday, March 25 – Friday, April 29, 2016.  It is open Monday – Friday, from 8AM – 5PM and the exhibit is open to the public.

Award winners will be recognized by the Dallas City Council. On April 6 at 12:00 PM, Mayor Rawlings will be holding a press conference in the Main Lobby to kick off Dallas Arts Week 2016.  The 2016 YAT Encore Exhibit will be featured during the press conference, with this year’s theme being Arts and Education. Dallas Arts Week was conceived three years ago as part of the mayor’s initiative to raise awareness of all arts and cultural events occurring throughout the city of Dallas.

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