Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation awards $40,000 in scholarships

Artwork by scholarship winner Isaac Vaa

The Edmonds Arts Festival Basis has awarded 21 renewable scholarships totaling $40,000 to Edmonds place college students pursuing an arts-dependent curriculum in higher education. Two unique awards, the Sambataro Award and the Mummy Award, were also dispersed.

New recipients this yr were Nicole Brunette, Isaac Vaa, Hana Berisha, Andrew Szilassy, Sean Chapdelaine, Cynthia Livengood-Fair, Rubina Matevosyan, and Katherine Orbegozo Tejada.

Renewal recipients were Charlotte Day, Dannielle Hulen, Jackie Karis, Tesla Kawakami, Lisa Laizure, Nini Le, Quinlon Merrin, Caroline Monson, Kevin Ng, Nazir Patriy, and Kristen Walter.

Scholarship winner Katherine Obregozo Tejada

The Sambataro Award was given to Zoya Kulikov-Wickizer, and the Mummy Award was specified to Jeevan Southwick.

The faculties and universities these learners program to show up at consist of Savannah College of Artwork & Structure, University of Washington, Western Washington College, the Otis Faculty of Artwork and Structure, Edmonds Higher education, Cornish Higher education of the Arts, Loyola Marymount University, New York College, Lake Washington Institute of Know-how, and Everett Group Higher education.

The scholarship winners will be honored at a reception Aug. 11 at ArtWorks. Samples of their art will be shown at the Edmonds Arts Festival, Aug. 27-29, in the Student and Scholarship Art Gallery.

Each 12 months, the Edmonds Arts Pageant Foundation awards much more than $32,000 just about every 12 months in scholarships. Scholarships are awarded to graduating higher school seniors who are inhabitants of the Edmonds University District provider region, and who have a sturdy fascination in the visible arts. Learners may possibly re-utilize each individual 12 months that they stay in a visual arts curriculum. Awardees are chosen dependent on their application, job interview, and portfolio presentation.

For a lot more info and updates about the Edmonds Arts Pageant Basis, indication up for the email checklist at www.edmondsartsfestival.com/subscribe/.

Stick to the basis on Fb, Twitter, and Instagram to see the winners’ perform.

Assistance the Edmonds Arts Pageant Foundation: go to www.edmondsartsfestival.com/basis/donate/.

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