Purpose: Established in memory of Barry Martin Brown, a ceramics instructor at the Art Center of Corpus Christi where he was serving as the President of the Clay Studio Group, who died December 2, 2008. Barry obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with highest honors from Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi in 1996 after concluding his distinguished military service and his career as a financial planner. He loved to "play in the clay" as he often said.
Eligibility: Applicants must:

  • Be graduating senior in Nueces County or current college student with permanent residence in Nueces County
  • Major in visual arts (preference for ceramic art)
  • Attend Del Mar College or Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi
  • Have a GPA of 90% on a 100% scale if in HS or a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale if in college