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The Caroline Victoria Coldicutt Arts Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipient at St. Margaret’s Episcopal School
Rancho Mirage, CA – June 17, 2011 – The Caroline Victoria Coldicutt Arts Foundation (CVCAF) today announced the recipient of the Caroline Victoria Arts Award this year is Lyssa Landeros, a student at St. Margaret’s Episcopal School in Palm Desert, CA.
“The Caroline Victoria Coldicutt Art Scholarship is given each year to a St. Margaret’s student who exhibits outstanding talent in fine art,” said Elizabeth Wood Coldicutt, president of CVCAF. “We are delighted that Lyssa is this year’s recipient as she is so very talented.”
“Lyssa is an artist who puts her heart into her work and lovingly creates art work with the quiet intensity that envelops those around her and inspires her classmates,” said Denise Cross, art teacher at St. Margaret’s School. “I am inspired to watch her work, and so proud that she has earned this scholarship award.”
The annual scholarship is based on merit as well as financial need and is in recognition of a St. Margaret student’s outstanding achievement in any creative form – fine art, music, film, photography and dance.
The purpose of the CVCAF scholarship award is to inspire students to reach their highest level of achievement in their art discipline and to encourage and support student artists toward their creative endeavors.
Since 2006, our foundation has gifted more than 25 art scholarships to students whose passion is painting and fine arts at these schools:
- Emily Carr University, Vancouver, British Columbia
- Idyllwild Arts Academy, Idyllwild, CA
- Marywood-Palm Valley School, Rancho Mirage, CA
- Shawnigan Lake School, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
- St. Margaret’s School, Palm Desert, CA
- Since 2008, CVCAF has gifted several grants to benefit students whose passion is filmmaking through the Mary Pickford Institute of Film Education, Los Angeles, CA.
About the Caroline Victoria Arts Foundation
The Caroline Victoria Coldicutt Arts Foundation (CVCAF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation formed in 2006 to commemorate the artistic passion of Caroline Victoria Coldicutt. The CVCAF offers three main initiatives to inform and assist aspiring student artists about how they can implement their creative ideas that can positively impact their families, schools, communities and the world. Our philanthropic efforts include offering support to young artists through scholarships at various schools in Canada and the United States. The Caroline Victoria Rose for the Arts provides funding of our endowment initiatives as well as provides a lasting reminder of the beauty art brings to the lives of each and every one of us. In late 2011, we will introduce our Caroline Victoria Online Arts Festival (CVOAF), an initiative designed for student artists without boundaries.
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