Art Students Awarded Scholarships


The Fort Myers Beach Art Association closed our its winter season of art exhibits this week with the Student Exhibit attracting local art students to exhibit their work in the FMBAA Art Gallery at Donora Blvd and Shell Mound Blvd.

On Sunday, April 10th, awards were presented to local art students from the Cypress Lake Center for the Arts and Cypress Lake Middle School.

Winning the First Prize Art Excellence Award, that includes a $1,200 college art tuition scholarship plus $175 cash, was Nadeshka Rameriz.

Art Students Awarded Scholarships
Art students from Cypress Lake Middle School participated in the FMBAA Art Show.

The Second Prize Art Excellence Award, including a $1,000 college art tuition scholarship plus $125 cash, was Dahlia Lilleslatten.

Timmy Le was awarded the Third Prize Art Scholarship Award of $800 college art tuition scholarship plus $75 cash

Art Students Awarded Scholarships
Cypress Lake Center for the Arts participants in the FMBAA Student Exhibit relax outside the Gallery.

Middle School Merit Awards were given to Alyssa Lawrence – 1st Prize; Trevor Kates – 2nd Prize and Maxwell Burg – 3rd Prize.

The FMBAA offers art classes and workshops. The Art Gallery is open to the public with free admission. Their Summer Show will hang from April 16- October 11, 2016. FMBAA Gallery summer hours begin April 16th and are 9am-noon Wednesday and Thursday. For additional information on classes and exhibits visit

Photos by Sarah List