Deadline for submissions extended for the second annual fire hydrant art contest for local students

Fayette County, Georgia, May 6, 2016 – The Fayette County Public Arts Committee has extended the deadline for submissions for the fire hydrant painting contest to May 23. There is no better way to expose your art to the general public than with the fire hydrant painting contest.

The Fayette County Fire Hydrant Art Competition open to all high school students. Selected fire hydrants throughout Fayette County will be available for student artists to paint. The goal of this program is to embrace the artistic talents of local student artists and placing their creative artwork on public display throughout the community.

Interested high school aged artists will be permitted to “adopt” fire hydrants within the corporate limits of Fayette County and create artistic designs for them. There is no specific theme for this program. However, artists are encouraged to incorporate the character of the surrounding environment and neighborhood into their artwork. The Fayette County Public Arts Committee will award winners for the best hydrant designs. There is no cost to apply for the program and all paints and brushes are supplied by the committee.

Each student artist must turn in a design one template sheets for approval. A student artist can turn in multiple designs.

The deadline for submitting design templates is May 23 by 5:00 p.m. For more information or to submit design templates, email Tameca White at