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Ryman Arts Application Day

Otis College
9045 Lincoln Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Time: Session 1: 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Session 2: 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Join Ryman Arts on Application Day to learn about our program, how to apply and take a still life drawing workshop with a Ryman Arts instructor. Students can also complete and turn in
applications. Family and educators are welcome. Suitable for all skill levels. Supplies and materials will be provided. Get more info here >
SIGN UP by emailing: with your name, grade, school and preferred session or call (213) 629-2787.

RISD Online Portfolio Reviews

RISD has teamed up with AICAD to offer online reviews. upload 5 of your works to get feedback that can help you finalize your portfolio. For more info, contact RISD Admissions. / Contact or call 401-454-6300.

2019 Scholastic art and Writing Awards2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Calling all teen artists and writers: The time is NOW!
The 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are open for submissions! DEADLINE IS DECEMBER 4, 2018

You can start your submission process in three easy steps:
  1. Get the info! Learn how to enter and find your Affiliate Partner for your region's guidelines and deadlines.
  2. Create an account! Once your masterpiece is complete, create your Scholastic Awards account and upload your work. Your account will be your creativity command center!
  3. Submit! Sign your submission form and then mail it off with your submission fee or fee waiver to the address on your form, or upload your signed form to your account and enter your payment information online.

National Portfolio Day:

Los Angeles
Sunday, January 13, 2019
Art Center College of Design
1700 Lida St #2319, Pasadena
More Info >

Support Your Art Student
SAMO4ART is a nonprofit group looking for a few parents of current Samohi art students to continue its legacy of supporting Visual Arts at SAMO.
  • Help manage SAMO4ART
  • Help support exhibits and Opening Receptions in the Historic Roberts Art Gallery
  • Help manage donations
For more information or to volunteer, please contact Laurie Ann Gutierrez at

Donate to SMAPA Visual Arts

Please consider making a tax deductible donation which will allow us to provide much needed supplies so our students may continue to create amazing works of art! If you want your donation to go to a specific Art Teacher or program, please state this in the check memo line or in the message box via PayPal.

Please makes checks payable to: "SMAPA Visual Arts"
c/o Santa Monica High School
601 Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica CA 90405
Attn: Art Dept, Martin Ledford

SMAPA Visual Arts and SAMO4ART operate through the Santa Monica Arts Parents Association, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Federal ID 95-2563339.

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