The Association of Artists and Craftsmen of Porter County is offering a $500 scholarship to a Porter County high school senior graduating in the class of 2014 and planning to attend college to major in art or art education. Applicants will need to submit a typewritten letter of intent, including which school you will be attending, why the interest in art, and what the future art-related plans may be.
Applications require a portfolio including both 3D and matted 2-D pieces. Also, a variety of sketchbooks are requested with the application. Sketchbooks should reflect a variety of creative concepts personal to each student. All materials must be submitted by May 9 before 4 p.m. A winner will be announced on May 12 and all applications should be picked up that day.
Any specific questions can be directed to Judy Gregurich at (219) 926-4711. The Chesterton Art Center gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 1-4 p.m. on Saturdays. The Art Center is located at 115 S. 4th St. For more information about classes or upcoming events, visit www.chestertonart.com.