Buenaventura Art Association announces scholarship competition for area college students
By Gazette Staff Writer — Monday, January 23rd, 2012
Buenaventura Art Association announces their 5th annual scholarship competition titled “The Buenaventura Art Association Emerging Artist Cup.” This competition is open to students attending college or university in Ventura County. Over $3,500 in scholarships will be awarded as well as 10 non-cash awards. All winners will also receive a free one year membership in the Buenaventura Art Association with exhibit opportunities throughout the year.
The competition runs from March 7 – April 2 with an opening reception/awards ceremony on Friday, March 9 from 5 – 8 pm at The Harbor Village Gallery in the Ventura Harbor Village. Students are requested to bring their work to the Harbor Village Gallery on Sunday, March 4 from 3 – 6 pm; Monday, March 5; or Tuesday March 6 from 11 am to 2 pm. Entry forms are available at either the Buenaventura Gallery, The Harbor Village Gallery or online at www.HarborVillageGallery.com.
The juror for the competition is Bob Privitt, Professor Emeritus from Pepperdine University. Privitt was a Professor of Fine Arts at Pepperdine University from 1979 to 2002 and director of the Pepperdine University Art Gallery. He’s in public collections at the University of Tulsa, Indiana University, Oklahoma Art Center, Pepperdine University and more. He’s won numerous awards in national competitions and has been a scholar-in-residence for the Borchard Foundation in Brittany, France. He’s featured in The California Art Review and Sculpture: Technique, Form, Content.
The funds for the competition were a direct result of Buenaventura Art Association’s scholarship fundraising efforts.
The Harbor Village Gallery is located at 1591 Spinnaker Dr , Suite 117C, Ventura, California, Phone: (805) 644 – 2750. Hours: 12 – 5, closed Tuesday. For more information: www.HarborVillageGallery.com.