Mexico-based artist Rocio Heredia was awarded the Fred de Vos Wax Workshop in Venice 2005 Scholarship. During October 15 - 22, 2005 Ms. Heredia traveled to Venice, Italy where she participated in wax model making workshop for jewelry, instructed by Fred de Vos. The Fred de Vos Wax Studio is based in downtown New York City. Every year the studio offers students the opportunity to travel abroad while studying wax model making with Fred de Vos. Past workshops abroad have included trips to the South of France, in the Languedoc-Roussillon, foothills of the Pyrénées, and the Tuscan region of Italy. The next workshop will be in the hamlet of Ecorsaint in Burgundy, France.