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Hey, Tucson artists! The airport wants to feature your art

Hey, Tucson artists! The airport wants to feature your art

Good news, artists! The Tucson International Airport is looking for artwork to feature in two spots in the airport.

The art pieces will be displayed permanently under the airport's center staircase and on the outdoor security bollard.

Anyone is welcome to submit. The deadline is 2 p.m. Thursday, April 18. Airport staff are hoping to see some out-of-the-box ideas from creative people.

The artwork will be judged based on creativity and durability, among other factors.

Want to submit? Click here and contact Sylvia Granillo at 573-4821 or for full details.

And for any questions, you can also contact Kathy Myers at — just make sure you send your questions before 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10. 

Need some inspiration? Here are some of Tucson's many murals:

Contact reporter Gloria Knott at or 573-4235. On Twitter: @gloriaeknott

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Gloria is a Tucson native and attended the University of Arizona. She started at the Star as an apprentice in 2017. Following her apprenticeship, she began freelancing until becoming a full-time reporter and producer after her college graduation in 2018.

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