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Ernest to be featured artist at the Old Florida Celebration of the Arts Festival

Old Florida Celebration of the Arts - Cedar KeyErnest M. Lee – Featured Artist at the Old Florida Celebration of the Arts Festival

At a young age in Virginia, Ernest was hit by a car causing seizures. His mom, as a military wife, felt ill-equipped to care for him. His grandmother began raising him at her home in North Carolina. She encouraged him continuously in his artistry gift. He tried to get better every day until one evening he felt he had gotten a drawing right. Continue reading the news release from the festival coordinators…