Richard Hayman Mentorship Scholarship
Attention Emerging Career Oriented Artists ages 17 and older
The class, Ideas and Practices in Contemporary Art*, is hosting the recipients of The Richard Hayman Mentorship Scholarship. It is a program designed to help emerging artists develop their creative skills, a body of work, as well as knowledge of contemporary art practices. It will also help artists produce portfolios for university/college application, learn about the gallery system and submission to art galleries, as well as applying for grants.
2 artists will be chosen each year to participate in this program, beginning in our fall term in September, and running until the end of March the follow year. Tuition and art supplies will be awarded to each participating artist.
*Ideas and Practices in Contemporary Art will also be open to intermediate and advanced art students.
Interested applicants should submit:
- Brief cover letter containing personal contact information (including email address).
- Letter of Intent: explain what kind of career you wish to pursue in the visual arts, and what your goals and interests are.
- 10 – 20 examples of your work in slide format, on CD, or as a portfolio of original work. When submitting photographs of your work be sure that the image is of good quality and represents the work well. All submissions will be returned to applicants.
Deadline for submission: July 15th, 2011
Short-listed applicants will be interviewed thereafter.
The Art School of Peterborough
178A Charlotte Street
Attn: Richard Hayman Scholarship Program
Call for Nominations
The Art School of Peterborough's Richard Hayman Youth Bursary
The Art School of Peterborough's Richard Hayman Youth Bursary is intended for children and youth who have an interest in art but are unable to pursue extracurricular art classes due to financial constraints.
The Art School of Peterborough's Richard Hayman Youth Bursary:
- provides youth with access to the resources, of the school, that will promote exploration of creative opportunities that might not otherwise be available to them;
- introduces youth, who require financial assistance, to experiences in a variety of media and methods, to assist them in developing artistically.
The Art School is now accepting nominations for The Art School of Peterborough's Richard Hayman Youth Bursary. Organizations and school personnel are invited to nominate youth for the opportunity to participate in a 10-week course, and/or our summer camps,* at the Art School of Peterborough, in the Arcade of Charlotte Mews. The bursary covers the cost of tuition, art supplies, and bus fare if necessary.
Individuals qualifying for this bursary:
- must be of 2** to 19 years of age;
- have expressed, and/or demonstrated, an interest in the visual arts;
- would not have access to art classes without the support of the Art School and the bursary.
To nominate someone, submit the following to the Art School of Peterborough:
- Completed Nomination Form;
- Letter outlining why you think this person should receive the bursary.
Deadline for receipt of Nomination forms for the:
- Fall Courses, beginning in the third week of September, is August 1st.
- Winter Courses, beginning in the third week of January, is December 1st.
- Spring Courses, beginning in the third week of April, is March 1st.
- Summer Art Camps, week-long camps throughout July and August, is May 15th.
*Summer Art Camps are appropriate for ages 6-12.
**For the Creative Tots' Class, ages 2-5, each student must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.