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Mindful Studio Practice Scholarship

In 2013, with great generosity, a high school art teacher initiated the raising of funds to send one of her promising senior art students to my Peto Museum workshop. It was wonderful to have this student in my workshop, and in the spirit of arts and education “paying it forward,” I invite supporters of this blog to keep this generous act going. As you know, I often write and teach about about mindful practice as it relates to the studio, life, and my teaching, and I aim to create more awareness about mindful studio practice through my Mindful Studio Practice Scholarship.

The goal of the Mindful Studio Practice Scholarship is to offer subsidized spots in my workshops and Private Painting Mentoring.

To apply: send me an email with "Mindful Studio Practice Scholarship" in the subject line and 1) tell me about yourself and your painting work & what it means to you; and 2) explain your interest in and need for a Scholarship. Include your website if you have one (not required!). Scholarship awards will be based on your interest, need, and merit. If you're not sure about applying, know that I will be looking for people I think I can help the most, not "judging" your submission.

Scholarship awards include full tuition to a workshop (not travel/lodging/food expenses) or the full fee for a Private Painting Mentoring session. Preference will be given to applicants who have also contributed a little something (suggested: $10-20) to the scholarship fund. 100% of the funds raised will go towards scholarships.

Donate here.


P.S. It's important to me that we all support arts and education "paying it forward," so that's why I am giving preference to applicants who have also contributed something to the scholarship fund. ANY amount counts, and 100% of the funds we raise together will go towards scholarships (maybe yours!). Donate here.