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STEVE BECKMAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Steve Beckman, traditional watercolorist
Steve Beckman, traditional watercolorist

The Hallet Oak Gallery, an art, performance and learning center, has established a scholarship fund to honor Steve Beckman, who passed away March 28, 2106  To donate to the fund, make checks made payable to the Hallet Oak Gallery or Hallet Oak Foundation, P. O. Box 662, Hallettsville, TX  77964, and designate them for the Steve Beckman Scholarship Fund.  Donations also may be made with credit cards via website at halletoakgallery.com.  Click on the tab that says GIVE NOW and specify the Steve Beckman Scholarship Fund in the “In Memory of” text box.

To apply for a Steve Beckman Scholarship, please submit an essay explaining why you would like to attend an art class or workshop to Hallet Oak Gallery. The Scholarship Fund includes visual art, music, writing and floral arts.  If applying for a visual arts scholarship, please submit two examples of your artwork or music in low resolution jpeg by email or link to social media venue@halletoakgallery.com or by mail on DVD.  Submissions should include applicant’s name, mailing address, email, phone, and desired workshop and date.  Applicants may also include websites, social media public pages, blogs, or examples of work online if available and related to art. Scholarship awards will be based on the essays and accompanying samples of an applicant’s work. The Hallet Oak Foundation Inc. will review the essays and artworks in their timeframe and send acceptance letters by mail.

Watercolor artist Steve Beckman, left behind family, friends, and many art buyers mourning both the loss of his great talent and friendship, but his work lives on. His paintings are recognizable for their textures, style, and versatile subject matter. He took pride in his bold, colorful style, and he loved displaying his work with its variety of content from cattle expressions, figures in motion and whimsical slices of life.