Arts Advocates Awards $20,000 in Scholarships to 10 Local Students for the 2022-2023 School Year
SARASOTA, FL – Arts Advocates is pleased to announce that 10 Sarasota and Manatee county students have been awarded scholarships totaling $20,000 for the 2022-2023 school year. Since 1969, the scholarship program has awarded over $1.1 million to students whose studies include visual and related arts, dance, writing, music, theater and architecture. All scholarship monies are generated through Arts Advocates activities and donations.
The students will be celebrated during the Arts Advocates general meeting luncheon on May 19, 11:00 a.m., at Bird Key Yacht Club, 301 Bird Key Drive in Sarasota. Several of the awardees will give presentations or perform: Pablo Gonzalez will discuss his recent commission for the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles; John Quigley will engage in a moderated Q & A about his path from U.S. Army to artist; and Luca Stine will play the trumpet. Cost is $35 for members, $38 for non-members, and registration is required at ArtsAdvocates.org.