2021 ARTS ALIVE AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS RECIPIENTS

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” – Pablo Picasso

This year’s applicants were impressive and deserve a round of applause. A big shout out to the Scholarship Committee and Review Panel for their expertise and professionalism.

Andy Conklin Visual Arts Scholarship - $1,000

Awarded to assist graduating high school seniors who plan to pursue a career in the visual arts. It was set-up to honor Andy Conklin, an original founder, president and director of Arts Alive, and his dedication and love for the arts.

Magnolia Lang

Magnolia Lang

Visual Arts

Majoring in Communication Arts

Dr. Shirley Carter Olsson Recurring Scholarship - $500

This scholarship honors the life of Dr. Shirley Carter Olsson and is awarded to past scholarship winners in their second year of college if they continue in their major.

Annabelle Brame

Annabelle Brame

Visual Arts

New Kent High School
Attending University of Delaware
Majoring in Fashion Design & Product Innovation

Jillian Harrison

Jillian Harrison

Visual Arts

West Point Homeschool
Attending VCU School of the Arts
Majoring in Art History

Rafael Waters

Rafael Waters

Music

New Kent High School
Attending Berklee College of Music
Majoring in Music/Performance

C. Herbert Brown, Jr. Performing Arts Scholarship - $1,000

Designed to help graduating high school seniors who plan to pursue a career in the performing arts. It was established in memory of Arts Alive’s founder, first president and director, C. Herbert Brown, Jr. to honor his life, as well as his love for children and music.

No scholarship was awarded in 2021

No scholarship was awarded in 2021