The Chesterton Art Center in partnership with 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 2016 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 Friday, May 27 before 4 p.m. Portfolios and sketchbooks can be picked up anytime after June 4.
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.