2022 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.

Quinn Lysek

Quinn Lysek

Visual Arts

Graduate of New Kent High School
Attending Virginia Commonwealth University
Majoring in Graphic Design

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.

Magnolia Lang

Magnolia Lang

Visual Arts

Graduate of New Kent High School
Attending Virginia Commonwealth University
Majoring in Communication Arts

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.

Lucy Vick

Lucy Vick

Graduate of New Kent High School
Attending Christopher Newport University
Majoring in Musical Theatre