January 26, 2009
Krylon Creates Clear Choice Art Scholarships
Scholarship Includes 30 Student and School Awards in 2009
(CLEVELAND — January 25, 2009) Krylon®, inventor of the first aerosol clear coatings to preserve priceless artwork, continues to support the Arts with new Krylon® Clear Choice Art Scholarships. The program will award future fine artists and the schools they attend with scholarship money, grants and art supplies totaling approximately $12,300. The Krylon Clear Choice Art Scholarships includes five $1,000 scholarships and five, $500 grants for their schools. Winners will also receive a generous gift package of essential Krylon Artist Sprays and Adhesives.
“Our heritage is in the art market and today our products are the choice of fine artists for the preservation of priceless artwork,” says Michelle Neuhauser, Krylon Market Manager. “We’re proud to invest in the future of art by awarding scholarships to help art students pursue their dreams and meet rising tuition costs. The Krylon Clear Choice Art Scholarships also supports the schools our winners are attending at the time of application.”
The Krylon Clear Choice Art Scholarships will award five $1,000 non-renewable scholarships to high school seniors and college freshman and sophomore students currently accepted at or enrolled in a fine art program. The five scholarship recipients will also receive a student gift package of Krylon Artist Sprays and Adhesives with an approximate retail value of $70. In addition, the winners’ schools will receive a $500 grant and a school gift package of Krylon Artist Sprays and Adhesives with an approximate retail value of $250.
Ten additional students and the schools they attend will also receive gift packages of Krylon Artist Sprays and Adhesives.
Scholarship applications are due by May 31, 2009, and scholarship recipients will be notified in writing by July 31, 2009. For more information about the Krylon Clear Choice Art Scholarships, including application forms, visit www.krylon.com/art.