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CRLS Students Win 68 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

CRLS Students Win 68 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
Posted on 02/11/2019

CRLS students won 68 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards in 2019. Forty students received 10 Gold Keys, 26 Silver Keys and 32 Honorable Mention Awards in this highly competitive annual competition.

The Massachusetts GOLD KEY exhibition: Gold Key award-winning work will be exhibited at the Massachusetts Scholastic Art and Writing Awards regional exhibition at Breed Memorial Hall, Tufts University, from March 16 through March 25.

Massachusetts Awards Celebration: Massachusetts Scholastic Art and Writing Awards regional awards celebration will be held on Saturday, March 16 at Cohen Auditorium, Tufts University,

All Gold Key winners’ work will move on to be reviewed in New York City with a National Awards Ceremony at Carnegie Hall later this spring. The Awards identify students with exceptional artistic and literary talent. 350,000 original works were entered this year in 29 different categories of art and writing. Through the Awards, students receive more opportunities for recognition, exhibition, publication, and scholarships. CRLS teachers who participated are Melissa Chaney, Jon Baring-Gould, Bianca Hegre, Han Nah Jang, Amanda Kilton, Ariel Maloney, Michele Watson Maxwell, Steve Matteo, Deborah Milligan, Janani Nathan.

Creative Alumni of these prestigious Awards include artists Andy Warhol, Cy Twombly, Robert Indiana, Kay WalkingStick, Hughie Lee-Smith, and John Baldessari; writers Sylvia Plath, Truman Capote, Bernard Malamud, Marc Brown, and Joyce Carol Oates; photographer Richard Avedon; actors Frances Farmer, Robert Redford, Alan Arkin, Lena Dunham, and John Lithgow; fashion designer Zac Posen; and filmmakers Stan Brakhage, Ken Burns, and Richard Linklater.

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