Congratulations to the following High School students for their success at the 2018 Scholastic Art & Writing Regional Awards. The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is the longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in the U.S., and the largest source of scholarships for young artists and writers. The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have an impressive legacy dating back to 1923 and a noteworthy roster of past winners including Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath, Truman Capote, Richard Avedon, Robert Redford and Joyce Carol Oates.
This is a remarkable achievement and milestone for all emerging young artists. A panel of regional artists and art professionals selected the works—from among the many outstanding works submitted by Indiana high school and junior high school students. Gold Key, Silver Key and Honorable Mention works were selected as the most exceptional in our 54 county region. Over 2,800 entries were submitted to the Indiana Regional Awards of those only 108 Gold Keys, 182 Silver Keys, and 419 Honorable Mention Awards are presented.
The Gold and Silver Key works will be displayed at Clowes Memorial Hall located on Butler University Campus.
Below is Central Catholic Junior – Matthew Shurman’s work, which earned a Gold Key, the highest level of achievement on the regional level. Approximately 3 % of all regional submissions are recognized with Gold Key Awards and all are considered for national-level recognition.
Matthew Shurman – Cetus – Printmaking
Below is Central Catholic Junior – Jozee Evans and Senior – Ian Li works, which earned Silver Keys, the second highest level of achievement on the regional level. Approximately 7 % of all regional submissions are recognized with Silver Key Awards and demonstrate exceptional artistic ability.
Jozee Evans – Snake Eye – Chalk Pastel Drawing
Ian Li – North Street – Pen & Ink Drawing
This Award recognizes students with artistic potential. Approximately 14 % of all regional submissions receive Honorable Mention Awards. 3 Central Catholic Students were awarded Honorable Mention for Scholastic Art & Writing. Senior – Carley Kormanis, Junior – Caitlin Sorgenfrei, and Senior – Ian Li.
Carley Kormanis – Jose – White Charcoal on Black Paper
Caitlin Sorgenfrei – Abominable Ski Trip – Printmaking
Ian Li – Grandpa – Charcoal Drawing
Ian Li – Reflective Self Portrait – Drawing