Activities, Awards, and Scholarships

Activities:

Open Figure Drawing Sessions

The sessions are free, uninstructed, and open to anyone interested, of any drawing level. Come early to reserve a spot. Bring your own drawing materials. We will provide the nude model.  Contact Kevin Gardner at gardnerke@berea.edu  with any questions.

The Art Club is inactive at this time.

For Art Exhibitions and speakers please see our exhibitions page.

Awards:

Design For A Summer Award

This award is for Junior and Senior Art Majors who are proposing a special project over the summer to help them explore and improve their art.

Art and Art History Student Travel Award

This is an award intended to help students travel to workshops and conferences. It has a rolling deadline and students may apply for up to $500.00.

Scholarships:

The James Bobbitt Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is awarded to aid one or more outstanding graduating seniors or recent graduates (up to 5 years out) for continuing study in the visual arts.

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts Scholarship

Periodically, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, TN will award Berea College’s Art and Art History Department a student scholarship for a summer class. Interested students follow the same procedure and application as for the Design for Summer grants (see above) Please contact Professor Eileen McKiernan González at mckiernan_gonzaleze@berea.edu for information.

Penland’s Higher Education Partners Program Scholarship

Periodically, Penland School of Crafts will award Berea College’s Art and Art History Department a student scholarship for a summer class.  Interested students follow the same procedure and application as for the Design for Summer grants (see above). Please contact Professor Eileen McKIernan González at mckiernan_gonzaleze@berea.edu for information.