This exhibition is a visual smorgasbord, as the walls of the museum are covered with hundreds of pieces of art ranging in content and media. Over the years, this wild diversity somehow turns into specific patterns and the viewer can begin to understand certain trends and consistencies in the teen zeitgeist, the high schools producing the students, and the students themselves. Certain names come back repeatedly, either growing stronger or fading as other interests likely take over their lives.
Monday, the nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists and Writers announced the winners. Charlotte area schools are included in the Mid-Carolina Region and won huge accolades.
A total of 8 gold medals and 25 silver medals were awarded to area students - 19 of which were given to students at Charlotte Mecklenburg high schools. This process started with more thanstudents, gradessubmitting their artwork or written pieces for judging on the regional level.
The Gold Key winners were then entered in the national competition. Monday was the big day for students in our region! At noon, they were let out of class to go with their teachers to log on to the national web site and see if their entry won nationally. The expressions are priceless.
And the honors many! Stephens High School, and William A. Any national attention is significant for these blossoming artists and writers, but these awards set the bar pretty high with some icons of the art world have won these honors over the years.
It's been a long running tradition of celebrating excellence in art and writing since Teachers sent me notes along with pictures of their students as they learned of their awards. Lori Davis, Chair of English at Gaston Day school, said it was great fun to watch her two students see they won for writing.
Providence High School students were honored with silver and gold awards for Poetry and Flash Fiction.
Brian Hester, their teacher, said Blaine was "humbled" and "grateful for the recognition. Charlotte Catholic High School's photography teacher Joann Keane was proud that two of her students were recognized in the regional competition, one going on to win a national Silver for her work.
Madi Susi's piece 'Shower Door Shadows' won. Two Gaston County school are enjoying success in the national competition. Their teacher, Lori Davis, Chair of English said it was, "Great fun working to catch the girls as they found out about their awards.
Ben McGonnell, from William A. Congratulations to all the students who were recognized! If you have a photo of your child you'd like to share please email me at moboyle wbtv.The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers is a national nonprofit organization established in to identify, motivate and validate the next generation of young artists and writers.
The Alliance tracks the creative development of teenagers across the country each year through The Scholastic Art &Writing Awards program. Montclair High School is a comprehensive four-year public high school located in Montclair, in Essex County, New Jersey, United States, serving students in ninth through twelfth grades as the lone secondary school of the Montclair Public School timberdesignmag.com school has been accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Secondary Schools since Scholastic Art & Writing, at the Regional levels, this year received more than , submissions of original art and writing from students across the country.
Each art work is adjudicated based on three criteria: originality, technical skill (craftsmanship of manipulation) and the observable development/emergence of a personal vision or voice. The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers is a national nonprofit organization established in to identify, motivate and validate the next generation of young artists and writers.
The Alliance tracks the creative development of teenagers across the country each year through The Scholastic Art &Writing Awards program.
Scholastic Art and Writing awards By Maureen O'Boyle | March 17, at PM EST - Updated July 25 at PM Local students recognized for their talents take home huge honors in the National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.
Scholastic Art Awards for Eastern/Central North Carolina. The School of Visual, Performing, and Communication Arts invites students in grades 7 to 12 from eastern and central North Carolina to submit artwork for the Scholastic Art Awards for Eastern/Central North Carolina exhibition.