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2017 Scholarship Awards to Student Sculptors/Ceramicists

Each year the Arts Club sponsors a scholarship competition to recognize promising students specializing in a specific art form or medium—this year, sculpture and ceramics. The competition is open to college students ages 18-28 in DC, Maryland, and Virginia.  Serving as judges were local sculptors Charles Bergen and Thanasi Papapostolou and ceramicist Rebecca Ravenal. This year 11 entries were received, and the scholarships were awarded as follows:

  • Winner ($2,000): Monroe Isenberg, University of Maryland, for his entry titled “Mach XXIII”
  • Runner-Up ($1,000): Wing Hei Cheng, Virginia Commonwealth University,  for his entry titled “Be, Coming”
  • Honorable Mention ($750): Jacob Zimmerman, Towson University, for his entry titled “Mound”

The winners of the annual Arts Club scholarship awards will be recognized and their art will be on display at a club dinner on April 28th. Cocktails, 6:30 pm, program 7:30 pm, dinner 8:30 pm. Members and guests $50 plus $10 program fee. Business Dress. This dinner is open to members and their guests. Please make your reservations by 3 pm the day before the dinner. RSVP at (202) 331-7282 ext. 3 or email administrator@artsclubofwashington.org.

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Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by Nichola

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