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Tidewater Arts Outreach is being funded to create an innovative art competition that will harness the power of the arts to engage audiences and participants of all ages in overcoming COVID-19 and influenza vaccine hesitancy.

Featuring the work of:

Kerri Caldwell

Edward Escobar

Vanessa Golson

Walt Hardy

Susan Owens

Richard Seguso

Bobby “Blackhat” Walters


The pieces are now touring Hampton Roads! Plan to visit the exhibit at the following locations!

Lynnhaven Mall (by L.L. Bean): April 21, 2022 – May 4, 2022
Hampton Public Library (Main Library): May 5, 2022 – June 15, 2022
Salvation Army KROC Center: June 16, 2022 – July 13, 2022


Funding for this effort is made possible through a subaward from the CDC Foundation and is part of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) financial assistance award totaling $2,500,000.00 with 100 percent funding from CDC/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement by, CDC/HHS or the U.S. Government.