Art Alliance provides opportunities for fun and friendship through:

  • Enrichment classes, field trips to museums and art installations
  • Members-only Begovich Gallery exhibition previews and receptions, plus discounts on exhibition catalogs
  • Exploring global cuisines through Art of Dining fundraisers
  • Member events, including the annual fall membership party and the student scholarship recognition reception
  • Discounts on campus events and CSUF performing arts productions


The Art Alliance and friends of the Department of Visual Arts has established six endowment funds that have grown over the years to over $300,000.  The annual endowment earnings provide significant financial support for student scholarships and gallery exhibitions. 

The Myrt Purkiss Endowment Fund
provides scholarships for freshman art majors.

The Art Alliance Endowment/Junior Transfer Fund provides scholarships for junior community college transfer students with an art major.

The Florence Millner Arnold Endowment Fund
provides scholarships for continuing undergraduate art majors in the fields of drawing, painting, illustration, or printmaking.

The John and Flora Olsen Endowment Fund
provides scholarships in ceramics, glass, crafts, sculpture, graphic design, photography, entertainment art, and animation.

The Tribute Endowment Fund
provides scholarships for graduate students.

The Gallery Endowment Fund
provides support for the Begovich Gallery.

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