The NAA, in collaboration with The Hemphill Family Foundation and the Massachusetts College of Art & Design, offers a very special opportunity – an annual residential scholarship for the Summer Studio program at MassArt. Rising high school juniors and seniors attending the Amesbury, Ipswich, Newburyport, Pentucket, or Triton High Schools are eligible to apply. Look for applications and more details early each calendar year in your school’s guidance office.
In addition, each year the NAA awards the Ruthanne Arbeit Memorial Scholarship to a Newburyport High School student; the Sam Sargent Scholarship, the Laura Coombs Hills Scholarship, the Hemphill Family Foundation Scholarship, the Susan Keller Scholarship, and the recently announced Ron Emmerling Scholarship. Graduating seniors planning to pursue art, art education, and/or arts management are eligible to apply. Application guidelines are available in the guidance offices. Students from the Amesbury, Ipswich, Newburyport, Pentucket, and Triton districts are welcome to apply.
The NAA sponsors a Young & Budding Artists Show each year (March), please look for the Call for Entry on the NAA homepage or exhibition page. Students in Grade 1 through 12 are welcome to participare; one piece per student will be accepted. A generous awards program has been made possible by individual and institutional donors.
NAA artist members support the ArtLink program by offering in school or after school workshops for students of all ages in collaboration with school art faculty.