As Chair of Space Florida’s Board of Directors, I am proud to host the 2nd annual Florida’s Space Art competition for K-5 students. This is an exciting opportunity for students to showcase their creativity and artistic talent while highlighting Florida’s iconic space coast, space travel, and exploration. I look forward to seeing all the submissions that, no doubt, will be out of this world. Once again, the grand prize winner’s artwork will be flown to space!
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez announced 12 finalists, one recipient of the first-of-its-kind Romero Britto Award, and two grand prize winners for the 2023 Florida Space Art Contest. “I am pleased to announce this year’s Space Art Contest winners,” said Lieutenant Governor Nuñez. “Thank you to the over 1,500 students who participated in […]
Romero Britto, founder of the Happy Art Movement, is an internationally renowned artist who has created an iconic visual language of happiness, fun, love, and hope all its own inspiring millions worldwide.
Brazilian-born and Miami-made, Romero has made it to the top and is considered one of the most famous and celebrated living visual artists in the globe. Britto's appreciation of the masters Pablo Picasso, Henry Matisse, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, and Roy Lichtenstein influenced him to create a completely new artistic style by using vibrant, bold, and colorful patterns to reflect his optimistic view of the world around him.