Painting

Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a solid surface (support base). The medium is commonly applied to the base with a brush, but other implements, such as knives, sponges, and airbrushes, can be used. The final work is also called a painting.

Painting is an important form in the visual arts, bringing in elements such as drawing, gesture (as in gestural painting), composition, narration (as in narrative art), or abstraction (as in abstract art). Paintings can be naturalistic and representational (as in a still life or landscape painting), photographic, abstract, narrative, symbolistic (as in Symbolist art), emotive (as in Expressionism), or political in nature (as in Artivism).

A portion of the history of painting in both Eastern and Western art is dominated by religious art. Examples of this kind of painting range from artwork depicting mythological figures on pottery, to Biblical scenes Sistine Chapel ceiling, to scenes from the life of Buddha or other images of Eastern religious origin.

In art, the term painting describes both the act and the result of the action. The support for paintings includes such surfaces as walls, paper, canvas, wood, glass, lacquer, pottery, leaf, copper and concrete, and the painting may incorporate multiple other materials including sand, clay, paper, plaster, gold leaf, as well as objects.

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Matching Painting Colleges

Maryland Institute College of Art

Four or more years; Private not for profit; $45,290 average out-state tuition; $45,290 average in-state tuition

Savannah College of Art and Design

Four or more years; Private not for profit; $35,910 average out-state tuition; $35,910 average in-state tuition

New York Academy of Art

Four or more years; Private not for profit

Rhode Island School of Design

Four or more years; Private not for profit; $48,210 average out-state tuition; $48,210 average in-state tuition

Virginia Commonwealth University

Four or more years; Public; $29,824 average out-state tuition; $10,972 average in-state tuition

Temple University

Four or more years; Public; $27,528 average out-state tuition; $15,768 average in-state tuition

Pratt Institute-Main

Four or more years; Private not for profit; $47,986 average out-state tuition; $47,986 average in-state tuition

Scholarships for Painting Majors

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Homecoming Scholars Award

BeyGOOD

$25,000 Varies See Details
 

Homecoming Scholars Award

BeyGOOD

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$25,000

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Dr. Gary M. Moore Great Plan Scholarship

Oklahoma City Community Foundation

$20,000 February 15, 2021 See Details
 

Dr. Gary M. Moore Great Plan Scholarship

Oklahoma City Community Foundation

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$20,000

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February 15, 2021
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Honors Scholarship - The College of New Rochelle

The College of New Rochelle

Up to $25,000 Varies See Details
 

Honors Scholarship - The College of New Rochelle

The College of New Rochelle

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Up to $25,000

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Fine Arts Fellowship - Wabash College

Wabash College

Up to $15,000 Varies See Details
 

Fine Arts Fellowship - Wabash College

Wabash College

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Up to $15,000

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Pepper Visual Arts Scholarship

Davidson College - Endowed Scholarships

$15,000 January 11, 2021 See Details
 

Pepper Visual Arts Scholarship

Davidson College - Endowed Scholarships

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$15,000

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January 11, 2021
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Dean's Scholarship - The College of New Rochelle

The College of New Rochelle

$14,000 Varies See Details
 

Dean's Scholarship - The College of New Rochelle

The College of New Rochelle

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$14,000

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City of New Rochelle Resident Award

The College of New Rochelle

Up to $9,000 Varies See Details
 

City of New Rochelle Resident Award

The College of New Rochelle

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Up to $9,000

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Catholic High School Graduate Award

The College of New Rochelle

Up to $9,000 Varies See Details
 

Catholic High School Graduate Award

The College of New Rochelle

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Up to $9,000

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Merit Transfer Scholarship - The College of New Rochelle

The College of New Rochelle

Up to $11,500 Varies See Details
 

Merit Transfer Scholarship - The College of New Rochelle

The College of New Rochelle

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St. Angela Award

The College of New Rochelle

Up to $7,000 Varies See Details
 

St. Angela Award

The College of New Rochelle

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Up to $7,000

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