Previous Scholarship Recipients

“For the past three years ARTsmart has held me firmly on the ground. I will always be grateful for your generosity, support, and care in pursuing my dream of becoming a cartoonist.” – DaYoung Jung, 2007 Scholarship Recipient


College Stipend: Sabrina-Leigh Thomas, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
Books & Materials: Abigail Egge-Ogas and Ligaia Meyer


College Stipend: Carly Trujillo, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Books & Materials: Rowen Brown, Holly Roper, and Celine Sandoval


College Stipend: Ezri Horne, Books & Materials winner and first runner-up, received this scholarship in memory of our 2017 winner Alicia Stewart. She is attending Tufts University, Medford, MA.
Books & Materials: Lexi Glinsky

“I greatly appreciate what this scholarship has provided for me. I feel like because of the financial support Ive been able to learn new things and be able to do what I love to do every day! Studying textiles has opened so many new doors for me.”Sarah Surprise, 2016 Scholarship Recipient


College Stipend: Sarah Surprise, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Books & Materials: Asa Benson-Core


College Stipend: Adhilene Rodriguez, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Books & Materials: Raina Wellman


College Stipend: Katarina Pittis, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU, New York, NY
Books & Materials: Dune Alford


College Stipend: Lydia Abernathy, Santa Fe University of Art and Design, Santa Fe, NM
Books & Materials: Ravenna Osgood and Anatasia Pittis


College Stipend: Diego Suarez, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
College Stipend: Wesley Carr, Alfred University, Alfred, NY
Books & Materials: Sienna Fleming and Blythe Maunders


College Stipend: Cheyenne Catron Cardell, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH
Books & Materials: Aaron Ross


College Stipend: Rebekah Birken, New York University’s Steinhard School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York, NY


College Stipend: Corey Mandel, Bennington College, VT


College Stipend: Elena Valdez, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM


College Stipend: DaYoung Jung, New York School of the Visual Arts, New York, NY