Each year, increasing numbers of teens participate in the program, and become a part of our community—young artists and writers, filmmakers and photographers, poets and sculptors, video game artists and science fiction writers, along with countless educators who support and encourage the creative process.
An Award signifies to parents, teachers, the community and colleges that a student is an accomplished artist or writer. The Awards offer opportunities for creative teens to earn recognition, exhibition, publication and scholarships.
Each work of art and writing is blindly adjudicated, first locally through the more than affiliates of the Alliance, and then nationally by panels of judges comprised of renowned artists, authors, educators and industry experts.
Works are judged on originality, technical skill, and emergence of personal vision or voice. Department of Education, September 14—August 9, Art. Tour —19 traveling exhibition, click here.
Now in its seventh year, the Program selects five outstanding high school poets whose work exhibits exceptional creativity, dedication to craft, and promise for a year of service as national poetry ambassadors.
Each National Student Poet represents one of five regions of the country. Smith and readings at the National Book Festival.
During the course of their ambassadorial year, the National Student Poets showcase the essential role of writing and the arts in academic and personal success by leading readings and workshops at libraries, museums and schools, as well as participating in prestigious events throughout the country.
They additionally create and implement service projects that expand the reach of the Program and its engagement with audiences in their respective regions.
Students must receive a National Medal in poetry through blind adjudication by a panel of distinguished jurors. Deadlines for art and writing submissions vary by region. Information on the Program, students and upcoming events can be found at www.Today, The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers announced that the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is now accepting submissions from students across the country in grades 7–12 for the awards.
With more than , submissions of original art and writing, the Scholastic Awards attracted more participants than ever before! To celebrate the achievements of these young artists and writers, National Medalists will be honored at the world-famous Carnegie Hall for our National Ceremony on June 6.
Art Portfolio includes the former category of Photography Portfolio. Writing Portfolio includes the former categories of Writing Portfolio Nonfiction and Writing Portfolio General.
Drawing and Illustration includes the former category Drawing. Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards finalists and national medalists receive recognition, monetary awards, scholarship opportunities, public exposure for their work and the prestige of placement in a rigorous competition.
Past recipients and judges include accomplished and successful artists and writers, such as Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath, Ken Burns, Stephen King, and Lena Dunham. The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Carnegie Hall award ceremony is just two days away! Last week, we took a closer look at this year’s outstanding eight Portfolio Gold Medal artists, who, in addition to winning $10, scholarships, are well on their way to following in the footsteps of famous Scholastic Awards alumni such as Andy Warhol, Philip Pearlstein and Zac Posen.
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have an impressive legacy dating back to , when Scholastic Founder, Robbie Robinson, started the program as a way .