Hershey Area Art Association

Promoting, encouraging and perpetuating the fine arts and fine arts education in the region

Since 1995.

Banner background artwork by Madeline Gotshall, "Sunrise in Town No 2"

2017 Hershey Area Art Association Scholarship Recipient

Madeline Gotshall

Hershey Area Art Association(HAAA) 

is proud to announce the scholarship award amount, $1000,

will be awarded to

Madeline Gotshall.

Madeline Gotshall will be graduating from Lower Dauphin High School this spring and will continue her studies in art at

Kutztown University majoring in Art Education.

After graduating from Kutztown, she looks forward to returning to the area and sharing her love for art with the community.

The Scholarship award will be presented at the HAAA monthly meeting on 

Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

HAAA's scholarship program is supported 

by HAAA members and sponsors. 

 Consider making a donation to HAAA's scholarship program to help promote art education.


Congratulations Madeline!

2016 Hershey Area Art Association Scholarship

Gabriella Everest

is the recipient of the 

2016 HAAA Art Scholarship $750 Award.


Gabriella (Gabby) is a graduate Lower Dauphin High School and attended Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC) Lebanon and Harrisburg campus this past year where her artwork was juried into the both HACC Student Honors Shows and appeared in the HACC Wildwood Journal. The fall of 2016 she will attend Indiana University of Pennsylvania, College of Fine Arts, where she will continue her studies toward a Bachelors in Art Education.


Gabby, who has been drawing "from the first moment I was given a box of crayons," worked three summers as an organizer of arts and crafts programs

with the South Hanover Summer Recreation Program.

She looks forward to teaching young children to "use their imaginations to its fullest extent."


Congratulations to Gabriella Everest!


Presentation of the award will be at the Hershey Area Art Association general meeting on

Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 7 pm.  Public is invited to the meeting and details for location found on Home Page.


Gabriella Everest

Ceramic Figure

"Found in Time"

Self Portrait

"Trapped in a World of Industry"


 2015 Art Scholarship Recipient

Naomi Pena

Naomi Pena will be graduating from Palmyra Area High School in June 2015.
As a member of a select group of artists, designers, and thinkers, from across the globe, Naomi will study Strategic Design management and Museum studies and eventually open an art gallery of her own.at 
Parsons The New School for Design in New York City in the fall. 

Miss Pena wants to help local artists from her community thrive and 

provide art related educational opportunities to children.

Naomi Pena

2014 Hershey Area Art Association Scholarship Recipient
Carmen Marcucci

Carmen Marcucci is graduating from Hershey High and will attend Tyler School of Art in the fall of 2014.

She will be studying in the BFA  program ending with art teaching certification.  According to one of her teachers, her portfolio is one of the best,
Carmen  is skillful in her artwork and is a student intern in the elementary school.
Street art culture has been the heart of her inspiration to love and pursue art.  She wants to become an art teacher so that she can show people that there is more to art than just being able draw perfect circles or paint perfect reflections.
Congratulations to Carmen Marcucci! 


Meghan Tranauskus, 2013 HAAA Art Scholarship Recipent.
Photo by: Schlegel Photography, www.SchlegelPhoto.com

2013 HAAA Scholarship Recipient

Hershey Area Art Association is proud to announce the selection of 

Meghan Tranauskas 

as the recipient of the 2013 HAAA Art Scholarship.  Meghan was selected from an exceptional pool of candidates from both Dauphin and Lebanon Counties. 


Meghan shares her artwork at the May 14th HAAA meeting,  where the 2013 Scholarship was presented by HAAA president Ev Schnader.

Peter DeLuce
2012 HAAA Art Scholarship Recipient

Hershey,  PA

Genevieve Bieber
2011 HAAA Art Scholarship

Palmyra, PA

Zachary Artz
2010 HAAA Art Scholarship

Lebanon, PA.

Katelyn Cooper
2009 HAAA Art Scholarship

Lebanon, PA.

Past Scholarship Recipient News

2012 Scholarship recipient:

Peter Deluce graduated from University of Delaware in 2017 and is now a freelance artist.

View Peter's artwork on his website:  www.peterdeluceart.com 

Congratulations Peter!