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Ms McManus is an artist and an educator. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drawing and Painting from San Francisco Art Institute, Teaching Credentials from University of California, Irvine,  and a Master of Fine Arts  from California State University Long Beach where she was honored on The Dean's List. She has exhibited her paintings widely in the Los Angeles area. She holds National Board Certification in Early and Young Adult Art, and has been an arts educator for over 22 years. In 2013 she was awarded the Otis College of Art and Design Teacher of the Year Award.  

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Posted by: Ms. Julie McManus Published: 8/24/15
Deadline October 16

Young Arts gives millions of dollars in art scholarships each year. It's open to all students at our school grades 9-12. To enter, you must make an online account and upload your images. Scholarships = Free Money. Thes... Continue

VISUAL & Performing Arts College Fair, Sat October 24
Posted by: Ms. Julie McManus Published: 8/24/15
University of California, Los Angeles 
Ackerman Union, Grand Ballroom
308 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90024


Fair Hours:
Saturday, October 24, 2015
1:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

http://www.nacacnet.org/college-f... Continue

Art Center Sat High classes for High School Students/ Scholarship app due Aug 27
Posted by: Ms. Julie McManus Published: 8/24/15
Art Center pays for us to have an Art Center Mentor working in our classrooms. They also are committed to giving 3 or more scholarships to our students each semester for their high school level classes. This is one of the best art schools in the w... Continue

List of Scholarships!
Posted by: Ms. Julie McManus Published: 8/24/15
Check out the October scholarships. Contact the websites for this year's due dates. 

Hertz Fellowship Contact: The Hertz Foundation, 2300 First St. Suite 250, Livermore, CA 94550, (925) 373-1642, askhertz@hertzfoundation.org, http://ww... Continue

AP 2026
Posted by: Ms. Julie McManus Published: 8/14/15
May 6, 2016 is the deadline for the AP Studio Art portfolios. We have a lot of work to do between then and now.  Continue

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Open Studio TBA

Come in to Open Studio and create. Open Studio is time to finish and make up missing projects, or to create artwork of your choice. 

Also time for photographing work, and filling out college and scholarship applications, uploading images to competitions, and getting advice for all aspects of your artistic life. This is the teacher's "Office Hour"

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