The Christina Davis Memorial Scholarship application process starts January  2016.

Christina Davis was a member of The Arts Student League in New York, The Association of Botanical Artists, The National Association of Women Artists, and Coachella Valley Watercolor Society.

SCHOLARSHIPS:              Two Awards will be granted May 2016

First Place:                       $600.               Second Place:           $400.


The scholarship committee will give these awards to artists who are working toward being better “ARTIST”s…not only as technicians, but who can demonstrate an understanding of the function of the ART and the ARTIST in society, and seeking to develop their ART to the highest point of their creative potential. Applications are open to CVWS members and non-members.

Each Award recipient is required to use the funds to enhance their art skills by participating in professional painting class(es), learning a desired technique with mentor(s): life drawing/painting skills; experimenting with abstract/collages…all in the mediums of your choice.

Criteria for Applicants: Applicants must be 18 years or older

The application must include:

1. Name; email address, (3)three images in jpeg files at 300dpi.

2. Brief Artist Statement in one paragraph or so.

3. Work done within the last 3 years ONLY.

4. Photoshop/other digital software may NOT be used to enhance the art.

5. NO sculpture, photographs or three dimensional art work.

Email entries to

Deadline postmarked by April 10.

Questions: Dorcas Greene 760-301-5247 Please leave your name & phone # to be contacted .