Conard Scholastics 2015 Award Winners
Three Conard students have won awards in the The 26th Annual Connecticut Regional Scholastic Art Awards Exhibit and Awards Ceremony. They are:
Danielle Hartshorn, Grade 12, Gold Key for her Digital Art Portfolio (8 pieces)
'Hands of Origin'
Aiyana Callas, Grade 12, Honorable Mention for her portrait painting
Eleanor Duvas, Grade 9, Honorable Mention for her wire sculpture
'Red Roller Skate'
Scholastic Art Awards, the country's longest-running and most prestigious scholarship and recognition program for creative students in grades 7–12. recognizes award-winning work. These students walk in the footsteps of creative greats such as Andy Warhol who won a gold award as a teen.
The Connecticut Regional Scholastic exhibitio at Silpe Gallery in Taub Hall at the Hartford Art School runs from Sunday, January 18 to Friday, February 6, 2015. Roughly 130 public, private and parochial middle and high schools from throughout Connecticut participated in the awards. The jurors selected about 665 pieces from approximately 2,000 submitted. Each year students recognized by The Scholastic Art Awards exemplify the creativity and talent being cultivated in our state's classrooms.
Gold Key winners are juried in New York City and finalists participate in a national award ceremony and exhibition there in June 2015.