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EAA art scholarship deadline extended

The Escondido Art Association’s 2021 Art Scholarship Committee is extending the deadline for drop-off of scholarship materials at the Artists Gallery located at 121 W. Grand Ave., Escondido by one week, with the new dates for drop-off being Friday, March 6, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Monday, March 8, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.  The show will run from March 10 through April 3, 2021.  All Escondido high school seniors who will be graduating this year are invited to participate.  

Visit the EAA website www.escondidoartassociation.com for more information and to download the Scholarship materials. The Artists Gallery’s new phone number is 442-317-0980,  and its new email address is eaa121grand@gmail.com.

Once again, the $1,000 scholarship is being made available through the sponsorship of Design Moe Kitchen & Bath, Escondido.  Prize money will be awarded as follows: $500 for First Place; $250 for Second Place; $150 for Third Place, and 2 Honorable Mention Awards for $50 each.  Students are judged on their submissions of three pieces of artwork (one original), an essay about their interest in art, and a letter of recommendation from their guidance counselor or art teacher.  

A Reception and Awards Ceremony at the Artists Gallery is still to be determined based on Covid 19 restrictions in place during the month of March.  All artwork must be picked up by Saturday, April 3, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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