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The Daily Dirt: Atlanta United seeks local artists

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Attention, Atlanta United fans who have a creative side: The club and Savannah College of Art and Design are looking to "identify and acquire cutting-0edge local art for the collection at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium." AMB Sports & Entertainment president Mike Egan told the official MLS site he wants a "unique perspective" from Georgia artists.

"We're excited to partner with SCAD to enhance Mercedes-Benz Stadium with locally sourced art," said AMBSE senior vice president Mike Egan in a statement. "This will be an iconic building for the city of Atlanta and we are proud to support Georgia artists who will bring a unique perspective to the fan and guest experience."

Anyone who wants to participate can email a portfolio with up to five JPEGs representing their style along with a CV and artist statement to The deadline to submit work is Feb. 12, 2015, at 5 p.m. ET.

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