Honoree Bill Cirone, Daniel Ha, Zachary Hasbany, Meami Maszewski, Bianca Norwood, Maya Sherer, Bailey Hall, Lily Hernandez, Derick Edwards, Rachel Shedd, Gold Vang, Lorren Baker, Emmanuel Zaragoza.
Santa Maria Arts Council Announces Individual Grants in the Arts Competition
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This spring, the Santa Maria Arts Council awarded over $13,000 to emerging artists in the fields of Dance, Drama, Music, and Visual Arts. First and Second place individual grants of $1,500 and $1,000 went to artists in each of the four categories. Three additional grants are also awarded: the Nat Fast Memorial Grant for performing artists, the Ian M. Hassett Foundation for visual artists, and the Los Padres Artists Guild Grant for student artists.
Winners Announced in Santa Maria Arts Council’s Individual Grants in the Arts Competition
On May 15, 12 artists working in the mediums of dance, drama, music, and visual arts shared a prize pool of $13,300. First and second place winners will receive $1,500 and $1,000 respectively in addition to recipients of the Nat Fast Memorial Grant, the Ian M. Hassett Memorial Scholarship, and Los Padres Artist Guild Scholarship/Irene Humann Memorial Grant.
Dance Bailey Hall 1st $1,500 Emmanuel Zaragoza 2nd $1,000
Drama Meami Maszewski 1st $1,500 Bianca Norwood 2nd $1,000
Music Daniel Ha 1st $1,500 Zachary Hasbany 2nd $1,000
Visual Arts Lily Hernandez 1st $1,500 Derick Edwards 2nd $1,000
Nat Fast Memorial Grant - Drama Maya Sherer $1,000
Ian M. Hassett Memorial Scholarship – Visual Arts Rachel Shedd $1,000
Los Padres Artist Guild Scholarship/Irene Humann Memorial Scholarship – Visual Arts Gold Vang $650
Los Padres Artist Guild Scholarship – Visual Arts Lorren Baker $650
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