Prescott’s YC Visual Arts Awards $19,000 in Scholarships to 14 Yavapai County People

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The Yavapai Faculty Visual Arts Division has awarded $19,000 in scholarships for the 2021-2022 educational calendar year to 14 students from Prescott and the bordering communities of Yavapai County who are pursuing visual arts programs of research.

Pictured in the monitor shot are: Violet Grey, Ashleigh Hayden, Christian Jerman, Evan Kearns, Cassandra Mirdad, Kaley Mueller, Corey Seitz and Laura Bloomenstein. (Image Courtesy of Yavapai College).

“The scholarship awards will enable the new and returning students offset tuition, and in some cases, price and offer charges,”, said YC Art Professor Laura Bloomenstein. The scholarships are designed attainable by generous local community donors who lead to Yavapai University visible arts scholarships via the YC Foundation and from fundraising endeavors. Previous 12 months, the visible arts department invited artists of all ages to build 8 by 8 canvas artworks, which had been exhibited at the YC Prescott Artwork Gallery and later bought, with proceeds benefiting art scholarships.

Artwork by scholarship receiver Ashleigh Hayden. (Courtesy of Yavapai College)

“We’re a method that wants to support our learners and not with just cash,” Bloomenstein stated, noting that just about every of the 14 scholarship recipients is sponsored by and mentored by a YC faculty member.
Violet Man of Prescott is among the the most up-to-date visible artwork scholarship winners. The graphic layout student reported she is grateful to be learning a little something she enjoys. “And, I’m quite thankful for this scholarship simply because it’s going to aid me so significantly with achieving my tutorial and lifelong goals.”

One more scholarship recipient, Danielle Hook of Sedona, said she is pursuing a great arts degree to enable some others explore pleasure and objective by way of art. “Scholarships like this, make it possible for me to focus on increasing my profession and goals with no having to fret about how I am likely to pay back off financial loans or hold a roof more than my head,” she mentioned.

Bloomenstein, who serves on the Art Office Scholarship Committee, mentioned it is gratifying for the crew to make scholarship tips to the YC Foundation and look at the recipients expand in the course of their group college journey. “Helping them be successful – which is our objective – and it is an honor and a privilege to help our pupils make their way into the wide entire world of visual arts,” she reported.

Artwork by scholarship recipient Corey Seitz. (Courtesy of Yavapai College or university)

Registration is underway for fall artwork classes that the higher education programs to offer in deal with-to-deal with, hybrid and on the net formats. The college is featuring 3 totally free credits to all new and returning learners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Facts about qualifying for the free of charge credits is obtainable right here: cost.html

Tumble registration info is readily available below: Or, college students can get support with registration by calling 928-717-7777.

To add to a YC Visual Arts Method scholarship, visit the YC Basis at
Subsequent are the 2021-2022 academic year YC Visible Arts Scholarship recipients:

  • Jade Clark, Prescott
  • Violet Man, Prescott
  • Shella Harrison, Chino Valley
  • Ashleigh Hayden, Prescott Valley
  • Danielle Hook, Sedona
  • Christian Jerman, Rimrock
  • Evan Kearns, Camp Verde
  • Marissa Leingang, Bagdad
  • Cassandra Mirdad, Sedona
  • Kaley Mueller, Prescott Valley
  • Kari Rauch, Sedona
  • Corey Seitz, Prescott Valley
  • Rachelle Sturdevant, Prescott
  • Ashley Waltman, Prescott Valley

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