The Escondido Art Association’s 2019 Art Scholarship Program for graduating seniors in any Escondido-based high school is nearing conclusion, with presentations having been made by President Byron Marler at many of the Escondido high schools during January.
Once again, the $1,000 scholarship is being made available through the sponsorship of Design Moe Kitchen & Bath, Escondido.
Prize money will be awarded in three categories: $500 for First Place; $300 for Second Place; and, $200 for Third Place. Students are judged on their submissions of three pieces of artwork, an essay about their interest in art, and a letter of recommendation from their guidance counselor or art teacher.
All Escondido high school seniors who will be graduating this year are invited to participate and should visit the EAA website www.escondidoartassociation.com for complete information and materials to submit. You may also call Scholarship Committee Co-chairmen Rosemarie Woldin, 760-743-6634 or Carol Crisci 760-745-3585 for more information.
All entries are to be submitted to the Artists Gallery at 121 W. Grand Ave. in Escondido by Saturday, March 2, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. or Monday, March 4 from 4 ¬¬– 6 p.m. A Reception and Awards Ceremony will take place at the Artists Gallery on Saturday, March 9, from 5–8 p.m., with awards being presented at 6 p.m.