Now Trending: 6th Annual Alpay Scholarship Exhibition

June 6 – July 9, 2022

See the exhibition HERE

Current art and media students from Southern California colleges and universities were invited to submit engaging new work to be showcased in Palos Verdes Art Center’s Alpay Scholarship Exhibition, Now Trending. This call was open only to currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students in Southern California.

The recipient of this year’s $5,000 Alpay Scholarship Award is Nagisa Mizushima, attending Otis College of Art and Design.

Juror: Ben Jackel

Ben Jackel was born in Aurora, Colorado in 1977. He attended the University of Colorado at Boulder and studied fine art with a focus in ceramics and photography, receiving his BFA in 2000. In 2002 Jackel moved to Los Angeles to attend graduate school at the University of California, Los Angeles. While at UCLA he worked with Adriane Saxe and Charles Ray, receiving his MFA in 2005.  He is represented by L.A. Louver in Venice, CA. His highly mimetic work has been written about by the Los Angeles TimesArtforumARTnews, among others. He currently teaches at PVAC.

All visitors must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Wearing face masks is strongly encouraged.