Arts Foundation of Cape Cod Announces Art Scholarship T-Shirt Design Competition Winners

ArtsFoundationWinning Design to Appear on Citizens Bank Pops by the Sea T-Shirts

Nicholas Glaser a Sophomore at Pope John Paul II High School is the winner of the Arts Foundation Cape-Wide Student Art Scholarship Competition. Nicholas’ winning design will be featured on the official T-shirt commemorating the 30th Annual Citizens Bank Pops by the Sea concert on Sunday, August 9, 2015 on the Hyannis Village Green.

Nicholas and his school’s art department will each receive a $500 cash prize for the winning design. In second place was Kyle Gilmore from Nauset High School who will receive $250.

Arts Foundation Executive Director, David Kaplan said, “We all love this program! It starts with happy kids dropping off over 500 art entries at our office, then the fun everyone has reviewing and voting on those designs, and the sense of awe we all feel seeing so much talent flowing from the Cape’s young people. It’s inspiring! And last but not least, we have the thrill of awarding 10 scholarships to the students and their schools at a reception held at the wonderful Cape Cod Museum of Art. Living proof that Art Matters! ”

Winning third place and a $100 award for herself and her art department is Paulina Zuckerman from Cape Cod Academy

Seven students received Honorable Mentions and prizes of $50 each for themselves and their schools’ art departments: Kailer Antos a 7th grade student at Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter School, Natalie Fachada a Junior at Cape Cod Academy, Emily Fowler a Junior at Nauset Regional High School, Abigail Hart a Sophomore at Sandwich High School, Jennifer McMullin a Sophomore from Barnstable High School, Jake Peramba a Junior at Falmouth High School and Kevin Webb a 7th grade student from Mashpee Middle School.

The students and schools will receive their awards at a reception at the Cape Cod Museum of Art in Dennis on Tuesday, May 26 at 5:30 pm. The reception will also mark the unveiling of the commissioned painting for the 30th Annual Citizens Bank Pops by the Sea Commemorative Painting by artist Richard Loud.

The 30th Annual Citizens Bank Pops by the Sea will feature Keith Lockhart conducting the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra.

Tickets can be purchased online at and the proceeds support the work of the AFCC including its grants programs to support arts-driven projects and organizations.

The mission of the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod is to support, promote, and strengthen arts and culture of Cape Cod year-round. For further information about the AFCC or to order Pops tickets, please visit, call 508-362-0066, or email
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