The Escondido Art Association presented their 2016 Art Scholarship Awards at a Reception and Awards Ceremony held on March 12 at the Artists Gallery on Grand Avenue, Escondido.
Awards were presented to the following young artists as follows: First Place ($500) to Eva Taupier, Escondido Charter H.S.; Second Place ($300) to Yating Zhang (Kirina), Calvin Christian H.S.; and Third Place ($200) to Sasha Doval, Classical Academy H.S.
Winners were selected from among 21 seniors representing five Escondido high schools. All 63 pieces of artwork submitted by the students remains on exhibit at the Artists Gallery through the month of March for viewing by members of the community. Photos of the winners are available on the EAA’s new website www.escondidoartist.weebly.com.
The EAA was proud to host the work of these budding young artists, sponsored through the the generosity of Heather and Dan Forster, Design Moe Kitchen & Bath, Grand Avenue, Escondido. EAA President Byron Marler was pleased and honored to announce that Design Moe Kitchen & Bath offered to sponsor the scholarship program again next year.