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Susan Jane Russell College Scholarship

Congratulations to Angie Kim, winner of the $1,500 Susan Jane Russell Scholarship. Angie is a senior at Kamiak High School. 

The Susan Jane Russell College Scholarship is awarded to a high school senior planning on attending a community college, college, university, or art school in the fall of 2020, majoring in the visual arts or arts education.

The 2020 Schack Art Center Scholarship Recipient along with all Gold, Silver and Honorable Mention Scholastic Art Award Recipients will be honored at an Awards Ceremony beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. The public is invited to view the Scholastic Art Portfolio Exhibit, January 29-February 23 in the Emerging Young Artists' Gallery at the Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Exhibit hours are Monday-Friday, 10-6pm; Saturday, 10-5pm; and Sunday, 12-5pm.

Get help with your art portfolio

Art Portfolio Review & Consultation for Students: October 15, 4:30-6:30pm, Schack Art Center. This is a great opportunity for students to get feedback on their portfolios in preparation for the Susan Jane Russell College Scholarship, as well as other college scholarship applications. 

This event is FREE. Please RSVP to Nancy Bell,

About the Susan Jane Russell Scholarship

Schack Art Center's college scholarship was first funded by a group of local artists who noticed the absence of scholarships for young artists in the community. They created an endowment at the Schack Art Center (then known as the Arts Council of Snohomish County) and over the past 30 years, contributors have increased the scholarship fund. A high school senior with plans to pursue a career in art is selected for the award every February through the Scholastic Art Awards.

The scholarship name was changed several years ago to honor Susan Jane Russell who was instrumental in bringing the Scholastic Arts program to Snohomish County. Russell was an acclaimed artist who was honored as the Schack's first Artist of the Year in 1992. She also was a beloved art teacher at Snohomish High School for more than 20 years. 

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