Rachel Turner
Winner of 2016 New Berlin Art Forum Scholarship

The New Berlin Art Forum congratulates Rachel Turner, a life-long Unadilla Valley Central School District student, who has been awarded the 2016 New Berlin Art Forum Scholarship. Rachel is the daughter of Donna and Richard Turner. This fall, Rachel will be attending SUNY Broome pursuing studio art and medicine.

Rachel has been interested in art all her life involved in studio art, painting, and the performing arts. She hopes to pursue a four-year degree focusing in the area of computer-generated imagery, (CGI). She had been intrigued by the art and special effects at an early age watching movies, In the fantasy genre in particular, Rachel was impressed by the James Cameron character Avatar, particularly the motion capture and computer art used in the film. CGI is a relatively new field of visual art primarily creating characters with art and special effects.

To be considered for the New Berlin Art Forum Scholarship, graduating seniors must be continuing their education in the Arts; Performing, Culinary, Visual Arts, or Music. The one-time $500.00 award is payable directly to the institution of higher learning during the first semester of the studentís second college or university academic year. The applicant must also produce a neat, legible, grammatically-correct essay of at least 500 words which describes achievements in the artistic field to be studied as well as future plans which include long-term goals.

The New Berlin Art Forum wishes Rachel the very best for a successful academic career.


Rachel Turner, recipient of the 2016 New Berlin Art Forum Scholarship Award.