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SEK Art Fest auctions off fiberglass footballs

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The SEK Art Fest held its auction for the 24 large-scale art pieces. Designed by regional artists, the footballs were part of SEK Art Fest's public art installation to inspire and support art in the area.  

The auction took place in the Meadowbrook Mall, which served as the temporary home of the footballs for more than a month after vandals caused damaged to some.

The auction marks the culmination of the long project.  

"Kind of mixed feelings," said Leslie Harris, director of SEK Art Fest. "It's finally here that we're able to get these footballs back to their original state and help raise more funding for future art projects. So we're not going to let people that are vandals get us down. We're seeing today that people are still wanting to see the arts thrive and bid on these items so we can help fund future projects."


The SEK Art Fest raised more than $7550 from the auction, which will go back into the art community. 

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