Announcing FACE 2019’s Scholarship Winners
– Educator Winners –
Born and raised on Long Island, James Andrews settled in Washington State 20 years ago and became a working artist and public high school arts instructor. He is an avid supporter of the atelier movement and of making traditional art skills instruction the standard in our public schools.
Julie Beck is the Assistant Director/Instructor at the Academy of Realist Art, Boston. She creates paintings that explore nostalgia, relationships, and identity through a wide range of subjects including still life, animals, and figures.
Brent Woodard is an Adjunct Professor of Art at the West Virginia University Institute of Technology in Beckley, West Virginia, as well as a Professor of Art at the University of Charleston in Charleston, West Virginia. He is the founder of The Rock Cries Out Studios and a co-partner of Doman-Woodard Enterprises, of which The Rock Cries Out Studios is a subsidiary.
– Student Winners –
Laguna College of Art & Design, Laguna Beach, California
Brooke Hunter is an artist originally from the Midwest. She is currently in her senior year at the Laguna College of Art and Design.
I-Chen (“Jenny”) Lu
Academy of Art University,
San Francisco, California
Born and raised in Taiwan, I-Chen (“Jenny”) Lu expects to earn her B.F.A. from San Francisco’s Academy of Art University in 2020. She believes art is a powerful way to visualize creativity, and she seeks to communicate her imagination and sense of humor through her artworks.
– Senior Winner –
Raised in rural Iowa, Sandra Harris developed a passion for painting portraits as a child, then followed her heart West to study and paint the beautiful people and lands of Colorado and Montana. Her work is in many permanent collections, including the National Park Service, and is still evolving as she continues to explore fresh expressions to celebrate the human spirit in art.