Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 04, 2014
Jerry’s Artarama, the nation’s premier retailer of art supplies and materials, with the help of several sponsors announces its 2014 Jerry’s Artarama Art Scholarship to empower a young artist. This year, Jerry’s Artarama will financially assist one graduate student, undergraduate student or high school senior with a $5000 financial scholarship along with an eGift card worth $500 to shop with at Jerrysartarama.com.
Announcing this scholarship, Michael Marchetta, Director of Jerry’s Artarama online marketing division, said “Jerry’s Artarama and our sponsors set out to help an aspiring artist as they advance their art education and offer some financial support. We are passionate about art and believe in artists.”
Funded by Jerry’s Artarama and premiere brands such as Prismacolor, Winsor & Newton, Grafix, Golden, LUKAS, Ampersand, Strathmore and Jack Richeson & co, the Jerry’s Artarama 2014 Art Scholarship is open to any graduate student, undergraduate student or high school senior nominated by either themselves or by any art teacher.
Applicants/Nominees must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in one of the design/visual arts disciplines such as painting, drawing, sketching, illustration (excluding fashion design, interior design, film, music or the performing arts) and plan to enter a career in the creative professions. They must be matriculated (or planning to matriculate) at qualifying colleges, universities or art institutions in the United States for the Fall 2014/Spring 2015 academic year and intend on maintaining full-time status for the entire year. Entries are limited to one per person and must be received in completion by October 31, 2014.
Visit Jerrysartarama.com to enter the contest and for a full listing of scholarship rules and details.
About Jerry’s Artarama:
Jerry’s Artarama is a national retailer of arts materials and supplies headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., with 16 physical locations throughout the United States and an online store. Jerry Goldstein opened the first Jerry’s Artarama in Long Island, N.Y., in 1968 with the goal of offering quality discount-priced products to established artists. Jerry believed in treating customers like family, a tradition that still continues. Today, Jerry’s offers more than 70,000 top-quality art materials at direct savings — as much as 75 percent off traditional retail on products from the industry’s leading art manufacturers, as well as Jerry’s own exclusive product lines via the online retail store, art supply catalog and Jerry’s Artarama Superstores. In addition, Jerry’s Artarama serves as an artist resource by offering instructional workshops, new art supply demos and special art-related events, including the Art of the Carolinas Tradeshow, an annual event held in Raleigh. For more information, visit http://www.jerrysartarama.com.