Julie Torres – 2017 Edith Baker Art Scholarship

2017 Scholarship Winner

Edith Baker Art Scholarship Award – for $5,000

Julie Torres is The recipient of the 2017 Edith Baker Art Scholarship and will be the first in her family to attend college.  She is an advocate in our community and is an artist with a mission. She believes that a career in the arts is valuable and wants to set an example by breaking the stereotype of the starving artist and mentor others who have a passion for the arts.  Her work addresses important issues as she explores her place in the Hispanic community and presents the viewer with profound imagery that evokes an emotional response.



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