Promoting Activities, Events, and Art Programs Throughout Clay County

The Art Guild of Orange Park participates in a number of activities, events, and art programs throughout Clay County each year.  We work closely with many charitable community associations, other affiliations, and art organizations throughout Northeast Florida and surrounding areas.  We continuously support the communities we serve in many ways.

Service Commitment
We are a dedicated membership group committed to the communities we serve. We bring attention and focus to the diverse talents of local artists. We work to continuously increase our membership and presence in the community. Providing scholarship to emerging artists helps to fulfill our mission — to educate the public on the importance of the Arts and culture.

Art Guild of Orange Park 2023 Courtenay Hunt Scholarship Award Winner

2023 Courtenay Hunt Scholarship Award Winner

Our 2023 Scholarship Award, a check for $1000, was presented to Shannah Murphy (left), a student at Orange Park High School. Two runners-up were Makayla Kampfer and Lola Lanier both from Oak Leaf High School

In 2002, the Art Guild established the Courtenay Hunt Scholarship which is an annual Art Scholarship presented to a Clay County High School Senior planning to pursue a career in the visual arts field or arts education. The Art Scholarship information is shared with all Clay County High Schools.   

The 2024 Scholarship Amount is $1000. A gift certificate will be given to the teacher of the winning student for classroom art supplies.

The deadline for submission is April 1, 2024.


To apply, students must download and complete the forms below, meet with the Art Guild review committee and present their portfolio. Other criteria include student’s academic records, community service, extra curricular activities and recommendations.

Deadline to apply is April 1, 2024

All Courtenay Hunt Scholarships are awarded at the Art Guild’s May general meeting held on the first Tuesday of May each year.

AGOP Scholarship Application/Brochure

AGOP Scholarship Awards Form

AGOP Scholarship Student Activities Form

Although the forms below are basically a guide for our committee members to more consistently evaluate the applicants, they may help those applicants to understand what we are looking for in a potential recipient.

AGOP Scholarship Application Checklist

AGOP Scholarship Fund Interview

AGOP Scholarship Evaluation Worksheet


For more information, please contact:
Nancy Page – Scholarship Chair
[email protected]