Studio 1219 in downtown Port Huron is abuzz with excitement as they have received regional recognition through a nomination in WDIV Local 4’s “Vote 4 the Best” contest in the arts and entertainment category. Studio 1219 is a 501 (C) (3) Non-Profit art gallery and educational facility that seeks to promote the emerging and mid-career artists of Michigan while also providing a well-rounded art atmosphere for all ages and economic backgrounds, through art experiences and programs. Gina Panoff, Executive Director of Studio 1219 said by people voting,“ it will spread the word about the very important arts and culture facility right in Port Huron. Panoff said that, “if the studio won, this would help spread the word about the arts culture, not only in Michigan but also in Port Huron.” The studio has over 150 different artists currently displayed and offers a variety of resources to the community. You can vote once per hour, per category until July 14 by visiting www.studio1219.com and clicking on the “Vote 4 the Best” link.