The “Artis the Artist” Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) Corporation formed to provide college scholarships and support for students who are furthering their education in “The Arts”. “The Arts” include: painting, drawing, music, dance, drama and sculpting. This Foundation was founded and dedicated to
Artis James Prestidge, a.k.a.
“Artis the Artist”
He was an accomplished young artist whose future as an artist was shortened due to his untimely death.
Providing scholarships since 2012, the Foundation plans to branch out into other art related activities such as; art workshops, dance lessons, music lessons, assistance with musical instruments, and acting lessons. These programs will be for youth between the ages of 6 and 18.
2019 Scholarship Recipients
Nehema Kariuki (Not Pictured)
2018 Scholarship Recipients