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LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Micah Ramos

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La Quinta Arts Foundation visual arts scholarship recipient Micah Ramos studies visual arts at California State University of San Marcos. Majoring in art and technology, she has developed a passion for animation and graphic design.

“Growing up, one of the main influences that impacted me were animated films for children. Animated films taught me about nature, opened my eyes to vibrant colors, and helped me understand the importance of family. This love for animation made me into the person I am today and shaped my love for art.”

In addition to digital arts, Ramos enjoys working in mediums such as drawing, illustration, painting, photography, and sculpture.

Shimmer by Micah Ramos

 Outside of the classroom, Ramos sells commissions and pursues opportunities to showcase her art. Earlier this year, she was invited to participate in the group exhibition The Second Time Around in Escondido.

In keeping with LQAF’s mission of “Promoting and Cultivating the Arts,” the Visual Arts Scholarship program is made possible with proceeds garnered from LQAF public art events including the La Quinta Arts Festival, plus La Quinta Arts Foundation memberships and contributions by sponsors, community partners and memorial contributions.  LQAF scholarship recipients are eligible to receive funding for up to five years.