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Edward DesPlas Scholarship


Edward M. DesPlas - CCBO International
Outstanding Chief Business Officer
Scholarship Fund


Distribution: Two scholarships are given to advanced art students from the Advanced Student Show in the Fall semester. Two scholarships are given to art students from the Annual Spring Student Show - one for a beginning student and one for an advanced student.

Jurors: El Centro College Art Department Faculty

This scholarship is based on the quality of the artwork by the ECC student and juried by Art faculty.

2013SP Spring Student Show Awardee
Luis Villar


2012FA Advanced Student Show Awardee
Roy Martinez
Birth of Venus
mixed media relief
This Bridge Called My Back
installation - digital prints on fabric

2012SP Spring Student Show Awardee
Keagan Oka, with Rosemary DesPlas


2011FA Advanced Student Show Awardee
Raymond Deforest Pratt

Previous Recipients:

2011 Spring Student Show Awardees – Keith Brown and Robert Garza
2010 Fall Advanced Student Show Awardee – Elisa Guardiola
2010 Spring Student Show Awardee - Allison Caldwell