TMA Art Class Scholarships
TMA Scholarships are intended to provide an understanding and appreciation of the arts to a wide demographic range who might not otherwise be financially able to attend Museum classes, and to recognize and encourage artistically gifted students.
Winter/Spring 2018 Art Class Scholarship Deadlines
Scholarship applications for Session 1 must be received by January 7, 2018.
Scholarship applications for Session 2 must be received by February 11, 2018.
This scholarship provides funding for travel to pursue independent study in an art-related field. The award recipient(s) receives up to $8,000 toward the costs of travel , either domestic or abroad, to enhance his/her studies in an art-related endeavor.
We are currently accepting applications for the 2018 Palmer Scholarship. Completed applications must be received by March 16, 2018.
Recipients of the 2017 Palmer Scholarship are:
|Lia Colapietro||Study Dutch flower paintings and contemporary floral design in the UK & Netherlands|
|Robert Cummerow||Travel to East Asia for artist residency and photographing performing ensembles|
|Lucia Yupanqui||Learn traditional weaving techniques in Peru|
Recipients of the 2016 Palmer Scholarship are:
|Hedyeh Elahinia||Travel to northwest Iran to practice photography and document landscapes|
|Erin Miller||Learn techniques for dying wool and textile-making from traditional Scottish artisans|
|Julie Schnell-Madden||Study indigenous artifacts in New Zealand and how the objects are used in the country’s education system|
Recipients of the 2015 Palmer Scholarship are:
|Dan Chudzinski||Pacific Northwest carving workshop|
|Aaron Brandt||Cross-country photography and illustration trip|
|Lindsay Scypta||Travel to Paris to study Sèvres porcelain|
Recipients of the 2014 Palmer Scholarship are:
|Wesley Brown||Ceramics workshop in China|
|Jennifer Giovannucci||The study of anatomical paintings and wax models in Italy|
Recipients of the 2013 Palmer Scholarship are:
|Cathie Moorek||Egyptian Coffins / Penn University|
|Kelly Crosser-Alge||Teachers’ Collaborative Workshop / Bullseye Glass Factory|
|Elliott Michael Charney||Photography in Thailand|
Recipients of the 2012 Palmer Scholarship are:
|Jennifer Fechik||Research on 6th-5th century B.C. symposium pottery from Attica.|
|Kathy Heisinger||Photograph the educational process for life skills as well as AIDS.|
|Ryan Davis||Study art and culture. Paint murals with local residents.|
Recipients of the 2011 Palmer Scholarship are:
|Elizabeth Wise||Interdisciplinary professional development: Art & chemistry|
|Jennifer Leszczyniski||Color theory & the illusion of light|
|Joshua Torres||Haiti’s condition a year after the earthquake|
|Grace Engel||Reinvent Lewis Carroll’s classic text Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland|