18th annual Art and our Natural Environment Art Scholarship

Camden Hills High School Senior Wins 18th Statewide Art Scholarship


A close-up view of a beautiful Maine salmon, done in color pencil by Elena Laustsen earned the $1,000 prize this year. Elena will be attending Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia this fall. Elena is a life-long Mainer, who enjoys sailing and figure skating.

Liberty Graphics offers a scholarship annually to encourage Maine students to continue in their artistic endeavors. The contest is open to all high school seniors who are residents of Maine.  The scholarship is worth $1,000.

seagullsJessica Chen won last year's $1,000 prize. 


The winner of our 14th annual Art Scholarship was Marlee Huston of Bangor High School.

Her winning piece titled Looking for the Sun, is a linoleum print depicting a hiker atop a mountain enjoying a blazing orange sky.