Ron Johnson the Abstract Athlete

We are thrilled to award BFA student Aaron Holmes our first The Abstract Athlete Scholarship.  This award was gifted on behalf of Vernon Davis – Tony Mandarich and The Abstract Athlete. Look for additional scholarships from everyone at The Abstract Athlete.  The power of sports driving the power of art. Be on the lookout for their new website coming soon!

Vernon Davis Awards Dottie With Visual Arts Scholarship

I’m Dottie and I’m a 21 year old artist from central California about to complete my BFA in Pictorial Art at San Jose State University. My first memory of art is from watching an artist paint flowers on TV. I don’t know who the painter was, but I remember watching her in awe as she

Niyjale Cummings: My Autobiography

I don’t remember when I found out I was an artist. I think I was born to be one or the pleasure and pains of my life turned it into my passion. My name is Niyjale Ollie Damani Cummings and I have a really hard time describing my life, but here it goes. I

Vernon Davis Awards Lowell Student with Visual Arts Scholarship

San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis, in partnership with the San Francisco Arts Commission and the Vernon and Vontae Davis Family Foundation, will host the San Francisco Unified School District’s Young at Art celebration at the de Young Museum 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive on Friday, May 18 at 6 p.m. Davis will