In honor of Naomi Rabb Winston, NSAL established an annual scholarship fund for young visual artists between the ages of 16 and 22. Applicants must demonstrate exceptional talent and promise of future success. The scholarship funds are only for private study, for special training or for personal advancement in the applicant’s art medium. They can be used for workshops, museum programs, summer programs, etc. The funds are not for college tuition, housing or travel. The maximum amount awarded to an applicant is $5,000. In most years as many as eight to ten scholarships are awarded in varying amounts.
Where to Submit Applications: please see list of Chapter Contacts in Winston Art Brochure
Naomi Rabb Winston: Naomi Rabb Winston, (1894 – 1979) was a painter, art educator, teacher, and lecturer. As a young woman, she studied painting at the Corcoran Gallery School of Art in Washington, DC. Born in North Carolina, among her many accomplishments she painted the Alabama state’s coat of arms in oils after the 1923 design by B. J. Tieman of New York. Her oil paintings are included in the Montgomery County (Maryland) Historical Society collection, including the portrait to the left of Lilly C. Stone which Winston painted in 1954 .