Scholastic Art & Writing Awards (2019)

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
February 16-March 2, 2019

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond is honored to exhibit regional winners of the Scholastic Awards in Virginia, the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative students in grades 7–12. The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards partners with over 100 visual and literary arts organizations across the country to bring recognition and celebration to innovative young artists in local communities.

As the affiliate partner for the Richmond area, VisArts accepts submissions from students at schools in Richmond City, Hanover County, Henrico County and Chesterfield County. Students apply in 29 various categories of art and writing and their work was evaluated by a select group of jurors. A small portion of submitted works were then selected for Honorable Mention, Silver Key, and Gold Key awards. On view in the Commons, Dominion Energy Room and the hallways of our building will be the recipients of Silver and Gold Keys. At the award celebration in February, five young artists within the Gold Key category will receive an American Visions and Voices Award, chosen by VisArts staff.