Organization of Kingston Women Artists
visual artists
1 Apr 2017 - 15 Jun 2017 2017 Students Art Education Bursary Category: Other
Verna Vowles 1920 - 2016

Verna Vowles Art Bursary

Attention: all teachers of Visual Art in the Limestone District School Board, the Algonquin Lakeshore Catholic District School Board, Conseil des écoles publiques de L’Est de L’Ontario and Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est

The Organization of Kingston Women Artists will provide a bursary of $1000.00 to deserving students (male or female) to assist with their continuing studies in Visual Art for 2017. This bursary is to honour Verna Vowles who passed away in 2016. Verna was still working as an artist at the age of 96 and was a much beloved member of OKWA.

Bursary application requirements:

1.The students must be entering a full time program in Visual Art or Design at an acknowledged post-secondary institution.

2. The students must submit five images of their current work (any media) and descriptions of their pieces (ie. medium, size, date completed) to OKWA. We would also like to hear the students’ plans for the future regarding their art careers if possible This can be done electronically or by post with a flash drive.

3. OKWA would like a brief description of the students’ work and abilities to be provided by their teacher.

4. A panel of OKWA members will jury the submissions we receive. The recipient chosen will be informed and a cheque will be issued when OKWA receives confirmation of the recipient’s acceptance into a post secondary programme in Visual Art or Design.

Students should submit their information and images before May 1, 2017

Their information should be submitted to Mary Peppard by post at 158 Seabrooke Rd., R.R. 1, Seeley’s Bay ON K0H 2N0 or electronically to tel. 613-387-3830