Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
The 2011 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Ceremony at Carnegie Hall Honors the Nation’s Best Teen Artists and Writers
2011 Alumni Achievement Award by fellow alum, artist David Salle
Celebration to include special recognition from skateboarding legend Tony Hawk
The 2010 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Ceremony at Carnegie Hall Honors the Nation’s Best Teen Artists and Writers
internationally renowned Artist Mel Bochner and acclaimed poet Carolyn Forché
Media Alert: Playwright Tony Kushner and Artist Philip Pearlstein at the 2009 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards at Carnegie Hall
Paul Giamatti, Jesse Eisenberg and Lili Taylor to Perform Award-Winning Work
Three New York Area Students to Receive Top Awards and $10,000 Scholarships
New York, NY (April 21, 2008) — The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, the nonprofit that administers The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, today appointed Virginia McEnerney as Executive Director. Ms. McEnerney will report to the Board of Directors and work closely with senior management from Scholastic Inc., including Richard Robinson, CEO of Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company. Scholastic founded the Art & Writing Awards 85 years ago this year.
Twelve Young Writers and Artists Named Best in the Country
New York, NY (April 8, 2008) -- Who are the most talented young writers and artists in America? The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, a national program that identifies and develops creative teenagers, today announced the 2008 recipients of the prestigious Awards, including twelve high school seniors honored with the highest level of achievement, the Portfolio Gold Award. The twelve recipients (listed below) will each receive a $10,000 cash award and special recognition.