The Maricopa High School Graphic Muse Club will host its fifth annual Art for the Heart Festival to benefit the American Heart Association on Feb. 11 on the Copper Sky Recreation Center lawn.
There is no admission charge.
Art for the Heart, which runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., will feature original artists from the Maricopa area displaying their unique works for purchase. Seventy-five percent of all profits will be donated to the heart association.
The Graphic Muse Club is a graphic-design business at Maricopa High dedicated to giving back to the community. Because art often is a reflection of the artists’ heart, the club selected the heart association as beneficiary of the art and fine-crafts festival, in turn showcasing the artists’ talents city-wide.
Applications for new artists interested in selling their works are available at the Art for Heart website. Fees to reserve and set up a booth are $60.
Students of Graphic Muse at Maricopa High host the festival in conjunction with their Community Service Project competition, which is part of a circuit in SkillsUSA, a nonprofit national education association that prepares middle school, high school and post-secondary students for trade, technical and skilled-service occupations.