Ventura College students earn art awards totaling $5,000

After the review of 18 student art portfolios, the Ventura College Friends of the Arts (VCFA) will present monetary awards totaling $5,000. Awards will be presented Thursday, November 20, 2008 at 7 pm at the VCFA 12th annual “Small Images” fundraiser and exhibition in the New Media Gallery at Ventura College. Parking is free for the evening.

Of the students who submitted portfolios, the award winners are:
Ashlae M. Armenta, Camarillo
Eleni Berberian, Ventura
Robin Coblentz, Ventura
Margaret “Maggie” Donahue, Ventura
Jessica Lindley Emerson, Ventura
Shelby Farr, Ventura
Ryan Ferrey, Fillmore
Nancy Pham, Ventura
Liesel Plambeck, Ventura
Steven Reynolds, Oxnard
Cesar Rodriguez, Los Angeles
Mason Sexton, Ojai
Andrea Vargas-Mendoza, Santa Paula

Friends of the Arts is a philanthropic organization that began in 1996. Membership is open to current and former students and those who wish to align themselves with and support the Ventura College Art Department. VCFA is affiliated with the Ventura College Foundation as part of the non-profit public benefit corporation. For further information contact Cathy Day, 654-6388.