Art Student Scholarship

The Siskiyou Artists Association is again pleased to offer $750 scholarships to promising young artists in Siskiyou County. The scholarships are available to students enrolled at College of the Siskiyous and to graduating Siskiyou County high school seniors. If you know of an eligible individual who is planning to continue their art education, please encourage them to apply.

Adrienne Van Summern

2017 Scholarship Winner

College of the Siskiyous (COS) student Adrienne Van Summern has been selected by the Scholarship Committee as the winner of SAA’s annual $750 scholarship.

In addition to art classes at COS, Adrienne has studied under Alexander Balos and participated in the April Fools’ Forgery Show at the Snow Creek Gallery for the past three years.

Adrienne’s work demonstrates extraordinary attention to detail, blended vibrant color juxtaposed to quiet color, and fine technical paint strokes. With a keen interest in portraiture, especially Renaissance art, she will travel to Italy in October where she is enrolled in the Florence Academy of Art. As winner of the 2017 scholarship, her work will be featured at SAA’s 60th Annual Art Show to be held August 19 through September 4.

Qualifications and Instructions

Applicant must plan to enroll in the fall semester at an accredited college as an art major.

Applicant must have a minimum of a 2.3 grade point average and provide a transcript.

Applicant must furnish at least one letter of recommendation from an art instructor.

Applicant will be required to meet with the Siskiyou Artist Association Scholarship Committee at a designated time to display a portfolio of his or her art projects.

The scholarship recipient must provide proof of enrollment for the fall semester by the school registrar.

The scholarship recipient must show a sample of his or her art at the Siskiyou Artists Association Art Show held in late August thru early September at the Sisson Museum in Mount Shasta.

The scholarship award will be presented at the reception for the annual Siskiyou Artists Association Art Show.The scholarship check must be cashed within six months.

Send completed application form, letter of recommendation, and a copy of your transcript to:

Siskiyou Artists Association
P. O. Box 1654
Mount Shasta, CA 96067




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