AWA Scholarships / Community Outreach

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

TICKETS FOR THE AWA COMMUNITY OUTREACH RAFFLE ARE AVAILABLE AT AWA GENERAL MEETINGS , JANUARY THRU APRIL . TICKETS MAY ALSO BE PURCHASED BY MAIL. THE PRICE IS $10 FOR ONE TICKET OR $20 FOR THREE TICKETS. PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT THE ART PROGRAM AT FRANK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN GUADALUPE, AZ.

THE PRIZE IS A TWO DAY JUROR’S WORKSHOP!

To purchase tickets by mail, send your request, payment and a self addressed, stamped envelope to C. Diane Parnitzke, 12712 S. 177th Ave., Goodyear, AZ 85338. Make check out to AWA. Be sure to write AWA Community Outreach on the memo line. Also, please write AWA Community Outreach on the bottom front of the envelope.

Tickets will be sold at each meeting through April 12th when the drawing will take place. The prize is for a two day Juror Workshop given in the AWA year 2018-2019.

WE ARE STILL REQUESTING DONATIONS OF ART ITEMS AND CASH TO PURCHASE  ADDITIONAL ART SUPPLIES FOR THE K THRU 5 CHILDREN.

PLEASE HELP MAKE THIS OUTREACH A SUCCESS.

 

Arizona Watercolor Association/Del Decil Student Scholarship Award for Water Media

AWA is pleased to join AAG’s Annual Visual Arts Scholarships with the AWA/Del Decil Scholarship Award for Water Media.

The AWA scholarship program is based, in part, on a monetary legacy bequeathed from the Del Decil estate to AWA for student scholarships.  This program offers up to three (3) scholarships of $1000 each, to be awarded to the student (s) whose artwork demonstrates artistic merit and achievement in the area of water-media.  The winning student (s) receives a scholarship of $1000 to the school of their choice for tuition/books/art materials.

Stella Waters Decil (Del) was a prolific oil and watercolor artist and longtime member of AWA.  A popular workshop instructor and juror in Arizona and New Mexico, she was a teacher of painting and drawing for the Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department.  She critiqued art students at Maricopa Tech and was a juror of the Youth Division AZ State Fair.  She was published in numerous magazines and newspapers, and her paintings hung in several collections in 20 states.

Water Media includes:  watercolor, gouache, acrylic paint, inks, casein paint & tempera, water-soluble pencil or crayons when used in a painting manner and at least partially dissolved.  May combine with pencil or pen/ink.

Surface:  Paper, illustration board, Yupo, watercolor board, canvas.

Please refer to AAG website for further information (eligibility, process, timeline, rules).
http://www.arizonaartistsguild.net/scholarships/

 

AWA Del Decil Scholarship Award Recipient for Spring 2017 is Maria Micsunescu

AWA is proud to announce the recipient of the 2017 Del Decil Scholarship Award to Maria Micsunescu.  Maria is enrolled as a full-time student at Glendale Community College and has a goal of working within the creative and design industry and eventually go into teaching.  The $1000 scholarship was presented at the May Program, along with 1 year free AWA membership.  In attendance were her boyfriend, parents and siblings.

Congratulations Maria!

Maria Micsunescu & Ruth Philliben