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Eric Thomas Emerging Artist Award seeking applicants

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The Grand Marais Art Colony recently announced the Eric Thomas Emerging Artist Award.  Youth Radio Project hosts Sean MacDonnell and Lynden Blomberg spoke with Art Colony Director Amy Demmer, ISD 166 Art Teacher Mary MacDonald and selection committee member Michael McHugh.

The Grand Marais Art Colony and Leah Thomas are excited to announce the creation of the Eric Thomas Emerging Artist Award, in memory of Leah’s brother Eric (1956 - 2013).  This annual scholarship will provide full tuition and cost of materials for a young Cook County artist to attend a Grand Marais Art Colony class of their choice.
This scholarship is open to youth who are currently a sophomore or junior in highschool.

Application can be found here and is due April 23.