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Juan Carlos Camacho is spicing up this years Ocean Shores Art Expo as they celebrate 15 years. Photo supplied.

The Ocean Shores Art Expo has invited Juan Carlos Camacho to bring a little extra verve into this years celebrations. Turning 15 this year the expo is celebrating being a teenager with its first ever Youth Street Art Project plus a surprise projection installation.

‘The Youth Project will give teenagers an opportunity to get involved in creating an outdoor canvas mural as an entrance feature to this year’s expo,’ said Juan.

If you are 14 to 17 years old and would like to be part of the Youth Street Art Project you can email Carlos [email protected] and get involved in the free workshops that are running over three Saturdays on July 21, 28 and August 4.

Alex Moss will be also be designing the interactive sound and visual installation to the exterior of the expo building, as part of the Awards Night extravaganza.

With this year’s expo getting closer and registration closing on Tuesday 24 July, Carlos encourages artists to register for this year’s exhibition and explore the deeper meaning to this year’s theme ‘Treasures’. There are prizes in six categories, with over $5,000 in prize money, including the $1,000 Vale Award.

This year’s expo will be a three day event and runs from Friday 24 to Sunday 26 August, with the awards night from 7pm Friday 24 August. The expo will be held at Ocean Shores Public School.

For artists’ registration and more information, please visit the Ocean Shores Art Expo website .

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