US Students Honored in Scholastic Visual Arts Awards

by: Charla Y. Gaglio, Chair of Visual Arts
The Pinellas County Art Region of the Scholastic Art Awards in the Visual Arts received 1,219 student submissions in 14 media categories which were adjudicated by six art judges in the very prestigious Scholastic national art recognition program. All entries are considered for Gold Key, Silver Key, Honorable Mention, American Visions Nominee, and American Voices Nominee Awards. Awards earned this year by Upper School Chargers are listed below. 

All student award-winning artwork will be shown during the Pinellas County Art Region’s Virtual Awards Ceremony on February 10, 2021. Gold Key awarded work will go on to compete at the national level. 

American Visions Nominee
Heidi Hicks ‘21 - Painting - Identity

Gold Key Awards

Dorothy Cenedella ‘21 - Painting - Close Up
Rachel Ford ‘21 - Drawing & Illustration - A Parking Garage Downtown
Heidi Hicks ‘21 - Painting - Identity
Heidi Hicks ‘21 - Painting - Isolation
Heidi Hicks ‘21 - Painting - Perception
Heidi Hicks ‘21 - Art Portfolio - Expression

Silver Key Awards
Dorothy Cenedella ‘21 - Painting - Hidden Windows to the Soul
Heidi Hicks ‘21 - Painting - Social
Ashli McKenny  ’22 - Painting - Nicole
Georgia Ofenloch ’21 - Painting - Orange Spill
Georgia Ofenloch  ’21 - Painting - In a Pickle
Shannon Ross ‘21 - Drawing & Illustration - Identity Crisis
Anthony Vivio ‘21 - Ceramics & Glass - Dogon

Honorable Mentions
Dorothy Cenedella ‘21 - Painting - Hazel
Rachel Ford ‘21 - Drawing & Illustration - The Bio-Mask 3000
Heidi Hicks ‘21 - Painting - Mortality
Shannon Ross ‘21 - Drawing & Illustration - All Eyes
Mackenzie Sharpless ‘21 - Photography - Floating
Lauren White ‘21 - Digital Art - Food for Thought
Mikhail Whyte ‘22 - Drawing & Illustration - Skull
Davis Gaus ‘22 - Ceramics & Glass - Rainbow Cylinder
Reid Keller ‘22 - Ceramics & Glass - Coil Vessel
Anthony Vivio ‘21 - Ceramics & Glass - Rainbow Head


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