The Marco Island Center for the Arts will be exhibiting the work of Collier County High School junior and senior aspiring artists from April 23 through 27, 2018, from 9 AM – 4 PM during its long running scholarship show. The reception is on Friday, April 27, 2018 from 5:45 to 7 PM. The award ceremony will take place promptly at 6 PM.
This scholarship program was established in 1983. Since then, over $200,000 has been given to eligible students. Funding for the program comes from private donations and/or sponsors and gives students an opportunity to exhibit their work and compete for awards. Scholarship money is given to the winning seniors and a $250 check each are given to the junior merit winners. Honorable Mention winners receive gift cards.
Judging will be based on an individual art piece for its quality, technique and originality. The judges are professional artists Sandy Moore Howe, Emily James, and Tara O’Neill.
The 2018 Scholarship Award Sponsors
- Marco Island Noon Time Rotary Award – 1st Place Scholarship – $1,000
- Anonymous Award – 2nd Place Scholarship – $750
- Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce Award – 3rd Place Scholarship – $500
Marco Island Center for the Arts is located at 1010 Winterberry Drive just off of Collier Boulevard. Contact the Art Center at 239-394-4221 or online at www.marcoislandart.org.
Save the Date!
Gift Gallery Sale on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 from 9 AM – 5 PM
The Gift Gallery features an innovative mix of handcrafted and artful, cutting-edge one of a kind items by local and regional artists. Part of the proceeds from the purchase of a handcrafted item supports the artist that created the piece, as well as the Art Center. In all cases, your purchases are supporting and endorsing the arts. The Gift Gallery maintains a popular selection of unique house wares, jewelry, accessories, greeting cards, toys, ceramics, original art, books and more. Shop local. Inventory is changed frequently.