In 2012, M.S. Rau Antiques based Rau for Artwork to present again to the group by way of faculty scholarships for 10th to 12th grade high-school visible arts college students and to assist present funding to artwork lecturers in New Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard, St. Tammany and St. Charles parishes.
On March 24, Rau for Artwork named the winners of its scholarship competitors, which awards $7,500 for first place (with an choice of a research overseas program in Italy) and $500 to the winner’s high-school artwork division; $three,000 for second place; and $1,500 for third place.
The 10 finalists had been: Lakeshore Excessive Faculty: Tracy Mashaw and Emily Reiners; Fontainebleau Excessive Faculty: Alexis Pressure and Caitlin Canning; Thomas Jefferson Excessive Faculty: Kayla Johnson, Megan Mai, Truc Le, and Georgia Smith; John Ehret Excessive Faculty: Prince Bradley; and Northshore Excessive Faculty: Bailey Johns. The theme was “300 Plus: Onwards & Upwards!” with the scholars creating works that celebrated the town’s tricentennial.
Tracy Mashaw was named winner for “The Development of the Metropolis.” Second place went to Prince Bradley for “The Variety of Man,” and third place to Georgia Smith for “A Serene Crescent Metropolis.”
The yr’s judges had been M.S. Rau President Invoice Rau, Scott Cowen, Carla Williams, Ashley Longshore, Dr. Subject Ogden and Prospect New Orleans’ Ylva Rouse.