Now Trending: Fourth Annual Alpay Scholarship University Student Juried Exhibition

June 8 – July 6, 2019

Congratulations to 2019 Alapay Scholarship winner, Giselle Daneshmand (MFA candidate CSU Long Beach), for her installation Recognized by Law. 

“My work represents the limitations of human rights and government corruption in countries where women have been forced to live without a voice. My work is driven by the human spirit’s propensity to endure.”

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Current art students from leading Southern California art programs are invited to mine the cultural landscape of Los Angeles for inspiration leading to the submission of dynamic new work to be showcased in PVAC’s Fourth Annual Alpay Scholarship University Student Juried Exhibition, Now Trending.

Juror:  Shana Nys Dambrot, LA Weekly Arts Editor

Shana Nys Dambrot is an art critic, curator, and author based in Downtown LA. She is the Arts Editor for the LA Weekly, and a contributor to Flaunt, Art and Cake, Artillery, Palm Springs Life.

She studied Art History at Vassar College, writes essays for books and catalogs, curates and juries a few exhibitions each year, is a dedicated Instagram photographer and author of experimental short fiction, and speaks at galleries, schools, and cultural institutions nationally. She is a member of ArtTable and the LA Press Club and sits on the Boards of Art Share-LA and the Venice Institute of Contemporary Art, and the Advisory Council of Building Bridges Art Exchange.

Open to all current Southern California university art students:

·      All media considered – new media encouraged

·      Submission goals “the unexpected”

·      Winning submission awarded $5000 scholarship