The Chesterton Art Center in partnership with the Association of Artists and Craftsmen of Porter County is offering a $1000 scholarship to a Porter County high school senior graduating in the class of 2017 and planning to attend college to major in an art-related field. Applicants will need to submit a 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 April 7 before 3 p.m. Portfolios and sketchbooks can be picked up anytime after April 24.
The official prospectus will be downloadable from the website at www.chestertonart.com. For specific questions, please contact the Art Center at 219-926-4711. The Chesterton Art Center hours are 11-4 weekdays and 10-2 on Saturdays. The Art Center is located at 115 S. 4th St., Chesterton, IN 46304.