The North Augusta Artists Guild is pleased to announce the 2019 Winner of the Visual Arts Scholarship Award is Dwalyan Bull, a graduating senior at the North Augusta High School. Mr. Bull has been accepted at the University of South Carolina/Aiken and will major in Engineering & Visual Arts and minor in Studio Art. In addition to Dwalyan's talent as a visual artist , he is also a performance artist having played trumpet for four years in the North Augusta Jacket Regiment Band. He maintained a high GPA in Honor and Advance Placement classes. Listed among his awards and activities are: Beta Club member, National Art Honor Society member, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Achievement Week Recipient for 3 years, works published in the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church School Herald Publication, Boy Scout Awards, North Augusta Cultural Arts Council High School Division Winner, acGateway Gifted and Talented Summer Showcase Winner, participant in the National Academy of Future Scientists and Technology Congress in Boston, Massachusetts and participant in the College of Charleston Minority Male Initiative. We wish Dwalyan all the best with his artistic endeavors as he pursues a life in art.
The North Augusta Artists Guild's Visual Arts Scholarship of $500 is awarded annually to a graduating high school senior who is pursuing a major or minor college degree in the visual arts defined as drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed media, photography, graphic arts and art education. The North Augusta Artists Guild is an arts organization that was initiated in 2002. We are a group of local artists who support the arts by sponsoring projects that enhance the arts in the North Augusta community as well as the CSRA. The Visual Arts Scholarship is funded by members of the Artists Guild.
The scholarship applicant must reside in Aiken or Edgefield counties and attend high school (North Augusta High School, Fox Creek High School, Strom Thurmond High School , Aiken High School, public , private, charter or home school). He/she must demonstrate excellence in the visual arts. Eligible applicants must intend to enroll in an accredited college, university or other institution of formal education in the Fall of 2020.
The deadline for application has been extended to May 15, 2020. All applications are reviewed by a scholarship committee comprised of North Augusta Artists Guild members.