H-B Art Students to be honored at Carnegie Hall
Five H-B Art Students will be honored for their work at a June 6th ceremony at Carnegie Hall, NY. On the same day, two giant screens at 1515 Broadway, Times Square, will display a 30-second Scholastic Art & Writing Awards feature. It will run every 2 minutes throughout the entire day. The awards ceremony will be broadcast that night live from Carnegie Hall at 6:00 p.m. EST.
The winners and their works:
Maura Shapiro, gold medalist for drawing for Future Of Fruit
Santiago Mallan, silver medalist in drawing for The Minotaur Condemned
Juliana Walker, silver medalist in mixed media for Badgers Amongst the Ruins
Colman Goco, silver medalist in comic art for Extreme Frog Hunting
Yiru Jiang, American Visions Award winner for her painting A Girl Standing In The Bathtub
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards has an impressive legacy dating back to 1923. Over the years, the Awards have grown to become the longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in the U.S., and the nation’s largest source of scholarships for creative young artists and writers. A noteworthy roster of past winners includes Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath, Truman Capote, Richard Avedon, Robert Redford, Joyce Carol Oates, Stephen King, John Updike, and many more.
Two students, gold Medalist Maura Shapiro and American Visions Medalist, Yiru Jiang will have their art work on display in New York at the Sheila C. Johnson design Center, Parsons The New School for Design.