2021 Jurors Art Scholarship Alert
Brian Whitfield is a Graphic Designer for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), working for the State for over 25 years. His lifelong passion in the field of visual arts began in 1985 when he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Kendall School of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, Michigan. A few years later, in 1991, Brian acquired a Master of Fine Arts Degree from the Maryland Institute, College of Art, Hoffberger School of Painting in Baltimore, MD.
Brian has contributed to over 30 exhibitions of his artwork in Lansing, Detroit, Washington D.C., Baltimore, Chicago and London, England. During the last three years he has created several large murals in the mid-Michigan area, clients include Meijer, Bright Walls Jackson, and Klavon's Pizzeria. Learn more about Brian here: www.instagram.com/bwhitfield_studios/
Michelle is a nature inspired watercolor and mixed media artist from Michigan. She works in a variety of media including watercolor, photography, mixed media and collage, with watercolor being her primary medium. Her work offers a contemporary take on watercolor that resists the traditional restraints of the medium. Her work emphasizes fluidity and flow, and demonstrates a balance between looseness and control. She likes to use whatever medium best helps channel the story she is trying to tell about the natural world and hopes to inspire people through her art to the see the magic and beauty in nature. Michelle has received numerous awards for her artwork and has participated in group and solo shows throughout the Midwest and is collected by nature enthusiasts worldwide. For more information about Michelle visit: https://www.michelledeteringart.com/
Hailey Lamb received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in photography from Kendall College of Art and Design. She now lives and works in Lansing, Michigan and continues to make new photographic work. Hailey's artwork has been featured nationally in publications such as "Babe Vibes" and "Comeback Magazine", as well as in exhibitions at Lansing Art Gallery and Education Center, the Grand Rapids Public Museum, and beyond. Learn more about Hailey here: https://www.haileyalamb.com/