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  • Rendering female models and celebrities on large-scale canvases and with quick, expressive brushstrokes, painter Katherine Bernhardt examines representations of beauty in mainstream media and fashion photography. She paints her subjects with severe, exaggerated features and emaciated limbs that sometimes morph into abstraction, recalling the works of Pablo Picasso. “Some people ask if I hate the models I paint,” she says. “I say no, I don't hate them.

  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event
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    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.

     

  • Forrest Gander

    Sep 03| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century, an anthology of poems from eleven contemporary Spanish poets, active from the 1960s through the present. Selected and translated by Forrest Gander, Panic Cure is notable for its impressive range of poetic voices.

  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
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  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
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    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.

    ghebaly.com/artists/joel-kyack

  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.

     

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General Scholarships

Name: Abbott and Fenner Scholarship

Amount (estimated): $1,000

Website: www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

Deadline: June

Category: Essay

 

Name: Worldwide AIGA Scholarships

Amount (estimated): $2,000-$5,000

Website: http://www.aiga.org/worldstudio-scholarship/

Deadline: March 28, 2014

Category: Essay

 

Name: Art School Scholarship

Amount (estimated) : $500

Website: www.straightforwardmedia.com/art/

Deadline: Check website- various deadlines

Category: Essay

 

Name: Ayn Rand Essay Contest
Amount (estimated) : Check website for details

Website: www.aynrand.org/contests/

Deadline: Check website for details

Category: Essay

 

Name: Dale E. Fridell Memorial Scholarship
Amount (estimated) : Check website- various deadlines

Website: www.straightforwardmedia.com/fridell/form.php

Deadline: January 14, April 14, July 14, October 14

Category: Essay

 

Name: Ebell Flint Scholarship
Amount (estimated) : Various

Website: www.ebellla.com

Deadline: Approx. April (Check website for exact date)

Category: Essay

 

Name: Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest
Amount (estimated) : $500 - $5,000

Website: www.eliewieselfoundation.org

Deadline: December

Category: Essay

 

Name: Galvanize the Future Scholarship
Amount (estimated) : $1,000 - $2,500

Website: www.galvanizeit.org/ref/scholarship

Deadline: March

Category: Essay

 

Name: International Furnishings & Design Association Educational Foundation Scholarships
Amount (estimated) : $1,000

Website: www.ifdaef.org

Deadline: March 31

Category: Essay

 

Name: La Quinta Arts Foundation Visual Art Scholarship
Contact (760)564-1244 for details
Amount (estimated) : various

Website: http://www.lqaf.com/lqaf-community/visual-arts-scholarship-application/

Deadline: unknown (scholarhip opens February)

Category: unknown

 

Name: Mensa Orange County Scholarship Program
Amount (estimated) : $300-$1000

Website: www.ocmensa.org

Deadline: December 31

Category: Essay

 

Name: Patricia M. McNamara Memorial Scholarship
Amount (estimated) : $2,500

Website: www.patricias-scholarship.org/scholarship.html

Deadline: December

Category: Essay

 

Name: Ronald Reagan College Leaders Scholarship
Amount (estimated) : $1,000 - $7,500

Website: www.thephillipsfoundation.org

Deadline: January

Category: Essay

 

Name: Santa Barbara Foundation Scholarship
Santa Barbara County, CA highschool graduate
Amount (estimated) : $500-$5000

Website: www.sbscholarship.org

Deadline: January

Category: Essay

 

Name: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
Amount (estimated) : Various

Website: www.artandwriting.org

Deadline: Contact the organization

Category: Essay

 

Name: World Studio Foundation
Amount (estimated) : $2,000 - $3,000

Website: http://scholarships.worldstudioinc.com/

Deadline: April

Category: Portfolio

 

Name: Mesothelioma Memorial Scholarship
Amount (estimated): $500

Website: www.straightforwardmedia.com/scholarships2/meso/index.php

Deadline: Aug. 15, Nov. 15, Feb. 15, May 15

Category: Essay

 

Name: All-ink.com college scholarship
Amount (estimated): $1,000

Website: www.all-ink.com/scholarship.aspx

Deadline: December 31

Category: Essay

 

Name: Barbizon Scholarship Program
Amount (estimated): Up to $100,000

Website: www.barbizonscholarship.com

Deadline: Every 24 months

Category: Sweepstake

 

Name: Sam Walton Community Scholarship
Amount (estimated): $1,000

Website: www.walmartfoundation.org

Deadline: See Website

Category: Essay