We love to get updates from our scholarship winners.
Apelles used her scholarship money to go to California to do an intensive course study in sugar arts. She came back to the Estes Arts District board with a presentation and brought samples of her artwork to show us her new skills.
"Had an amazing time in CA with Jacqueline Butler of Petalsweet, learning sugar flowers for wedding cakes." Apelles
Apelles is working towards a full time business with her Desserts. Find her at CocoNilla Desserts on Facebook.
Top Left to Right: Big sugar peony flower, lavender sprig and this darling ranunculus is one of the many fabulous flowers I learned.
SPONSORSHIP AND SUPPORT:
All donations are used to create this wonderful festival.
To apply for the Dick Orleans Scholarship:
Download the application (above). Email Heidi with any questions: Heidi@inestes.com Applications due the week before the event
To donate to the Dick Orleans Scholarship Fund:
Checks payable to: Estes Arts District
“Friends of Folk Scholarship” in the memo. Mail to:
Estes Arts District
PO Box 1652
Estes Park, CO 80517
To Volunteer at the Friends of Folk Festival event:
please email Greg: Greg@gregmilesart.com
Past Scholarship Winners & intended Goals
Goal: To improve her confection & baking skills with an intensive course in Sugar Sculpture
Goal: Attend a music camp in 2019
Goal: Work to build a studio space open to local creatives