February 22 – March 1, 2019

Wickford Art Association’s annual Scholarship Program Competition selects three of Rhode Island’s top public high school artistic seniors going to college in the fall to receive generous cash awards with an additional award presented by RI Art Education Association.

Plus, the top three Scholarship Program award winners and RI Art Education Association’s award winner all receive their own 1-week gallery exhibit at WAA.

Winners also receive an invitation to exhibit in the 57th Wickford Art Festival, a nationally ranked, juried fine art festival!

All students that submit Scholarship Program applications receive a one-year student membership to WAA.

Join us for the Awards Ceremony:
Friday, March 1, 2019
6:30 PM
Open to the Public!

2019 Scholarship Program Competition Results

1st Place – $1,500
Arianna Deal
Cranston, RI
Cranston High School West
Art Educator: Valerie Bruzzi-Krsulic

2nd Place – $1,000
Chase Goulet
North Kingstown, RI
North Kingstown High School
Art Educator: Janice Strain

3rd Place – $500
Laura Heffernan
Portsmouth, RI
Portsmouth High School
Art Educator: Krista Hook

RIAEA President’s Award – $500
Emma Naughton
Lincoln, RI
Lincoln High School
Art Educator: Susan Kolenda

Honorable Mention
Sydney Austin
Hope, RI
Scituate High School
Art Educator: Wendy Feldman

Honorable Mention
Grace Dallas
West Greenwich, RI
Exeter – West Greenwich Regional High School
Art Educator: Elizabeth Lind

Honorable Mention
Emily Fontes
Cranston, RI
Cranston High School East
Art Educator: Jill Cyr

Honorable Mention
Tess Gibson
Middletown, RI
Middletown High School
Art Educator: Susanne Suprock

Thank you to Rhode Island Art Education Association for their help coordinating the awards and working with WAA to inspire young artists throughout the state!