The Fine Arts Society of Sarasota awards $40,775.00 in Related Arts Scholarships
(Sarasota, FL., May 15, 2014) The Fine Arts Society of Sarasota has awarded $40,775.00 combined for financial scholarships to seventeen Sarasota County students for their continued educational pursuit in various art related studies.
Awardees attended a luncheon on May 15, 2014 at the Bird Key Yacht Club. Fine Arts Society of Sarasota President, Nancy Andrews presented the awards to the recipients along with Scholarship Committee Chair, Penny Matthews. Members of the Society and guests were treated to performances by some of the winners and art work was exhibited by those who are pursuing visual arts degrees.
The scholarship recipients are : Eric Brown, Isabelle Cobian, Alyssa Dinka, Matthew Falgowski, Monica Gonzalez, J.T. Harris, Rachel Hayden, Jordan Holm, Sabino Lops, Micah Mathewson, Samantha McVety, Douglas Ortner, Brittany Probus, Savannah Shumway, Haley Simmons, Alina Timshina, and Christine Wozniak.
The Fine Arts Society of Sarasota is dedicated to supporting and stimulating the arts
in Sarasota County. They were founded in 1969 and have thus far given away over $800,000.00 in scholarships. Proceeds from their annual Creators & Collectors Art & Studio Tour help to fund these scholarships and other select community outreach programs. The Society is a 501c3 nonprofit organization.
Submitted By Susan Andrae