Victory, a sports art and photography exhibit, will be presented by Victory Fine Art from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 26 at the Universal Art Gallery, 2001 Lincoln Blvd., Venice.

The event will feature works by artists Armando Villareal, Shane Stover and Garry Limuti, and international photographer Bo Bridges.

The National Institute for Sports Excellence (NISX) has invited the Boys & Girls Club of Venice to participate in the Victory Fine Art exhibition through the club’s sports/art programs. As part of the event, an art contest was designed for children who are currently taking part in Boys & Girls Club of Venice programs.

Club members had an opportunity to enter a drawing or painting of his or her favorite athlete for a chance to win one of three prizes.

The contest winners will be announced Thursday, March 24, with first place receiving a $600 scholarship; second place winning a $300 scholarship; and third place getting $150 worth of art supplies.

In addition to these prizes, all three winners will be asked to participate and display their work as part of the Victory Fine Art exhibition March 26.

A portion of the proceeds from the art exhibition will go to NISX. Information,

Appetizers, refreshments and spirits will be served.

For more information about Victory Fine Art, (855) 340-1155, or