About Scholastic

The Olympics of the Visual Arts Since 1923 (91 years)     www.artandwriting.org
·      The longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in the U.S
·      The nation’s largest source of scholarships for creative young artists and writers
·      Past winners includes Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath, Truman Capote, Richard Avedon, Robert Redford, Joyce Carol Oates, Stephen King, John Updike    http://www.artandwriting.org/about-us/alumni/
·      Partners with more than 100 visual and literary arts organizations in local communities.
·      Teens in grades 7 through 12 can apply in 28 categories of art and writing
·      All students can enter in Public, Private, Home and Virtual Schools
·      Works are exhibited or published
·      Submissions are juried by professional artists.
·      Panelists look for works that best exemplify originality, technical skill and the emergence of a personal voice or vision.
·      In the last five years alone, students submitted nearly  900,000 original works of art and writing.
·      60 top art institutes and colleges have partnered with the Awards to make $40 million in scholarships and financial aid available to regional and national Scholastic Award winners.
·      Tiered competition, from local, regional to national

Art Categories: 
•      Architecture
•      Ceramics & Glass
•      Comic Art
•      Design
•      Digital Art
•      Drawing
•      Fashion
•      Film & Animation
•      Jewelry
•      Mixed Media
•      Painting
•      Photography
•      Printmaking
•      Sculpture
•      Video Games
•      Art Portfolio


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