Over $7000 in Scholarships for Art Students through the Ojai Studio Artists

The Ojai Studio Artists are giving over $7000 for art scholarships to qualifying high school and college students who are residents of Ventura County and who are pursuing a career in the field of art.  Applicants are eligible to receive one scholarship award in a given year, with a maximum of four during their years of study.

Professional artists who are members of the Ojai Studio Artists will jury the entries.  Selected work of recipients will be on display at Ojai City Hall during the month of June.  Presentation of awards will take place at a Reception at City Hall on Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 4 to 6 PM.  Selected artwork should be delivered to:  Ojai City Hall on Saturday, May 28 at 12:00 noon.  Ojai City Hall is located at 401 South Ventura Street, Ojai, CA, 93023 (805/646-5581).

Since its inception, the Ojai Studio Artists (OSA), a 501(c)(3) California non-profit organization, has raised over $200,000 for educational outreach. As part of the outreach program OSA provides scholarships to aspiring art students at the high school and college levels.  Scholarships are financed by donations and funds raised during the Annual OSA Studio Tour, this year on October 8-10, 2016.  Application forms and submission requirements can be downloaded at www.ojaistudioartists.org.

Applications must be received by 5PM on Friday, May 6, 2016.  For more information, contact Richard Franklin 805-701-5246 [email protected] or Kristina Grey 805-646-6659 [email protected].


Second Saturday Open Studios: April 9, May 14, June 11, July 9, August 13 and December 10, Artisan’s Holiday Gift Tour.  Studios open 10 am – 3 pm. Admittance is free.

Ojai Studio Tour: October 8, 9 & 10, Saturday, Sunday &-Monday: 60+ artists, 10 am to 5 pm

Advance Tickets:  $30 in advance, $35 day of event, $20/person for groups of 10 or more, $15 for students, 17 & under free. Ticket includes studio visits all three days and admission to Saturday’s Gala Reception. Tickets and Tour brochures available at ojaistudioartists.org.

OSA Scholarships


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