Archive for March, 2014

Benny Grubner Oil Pastel

Congratulations to Benny Grubner  for winning a Gold Key for his oil pastel in this year’s National Scholastic Art Awards.

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards received over 255,000 submissions, only 1% received National recognition.The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious award and recognition program for creative teens. In addition to more than 1,800 of the most talented and ambitious students in grades 7-12 chosen to receive National Medals, 16 high school seniors were honored with a Gold Medal Portfolio Award.

To celebrate the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards’ National Medalists, the Alliance will kick-off this year’s National Events in New York City on June 5, 2014 with the first annual Maker Prom – a party with interactive art-making stations – at the Roosevelt Hotel and the grand opening of the Art.Write.Now. National Exhibition. The National Exhibition will contain a large selection of the Award-winning art and writing and will be displayed at Parsons The New School for Design and the Pratt Manhattan Gallery.

On June 6, 2014, students will be honored during a special National Ceremony at the world-famous Carnegie Hall. The Awards will also webcast the Ceremony live from Carnegie Hall for all to see.

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March is Youth Art Month

The following students from Marshall Simonds   have work on exhibit in the State Transportation Building in Boston as part of the Youth Art Month Exhibition:

6th Grade : Nicole Perry and Neha Panke and  Rayna Paul

7th Grade : Sara Owens and Julianna Grossman

8th Grade Serina Khalifa , Erin Krieger, Jessica James, Emily Marquis,  and Julia Feist


Art students in Grades K through 12 from across Massachusetts have been selected to display their creative works at the State Transportation Building in Boston. This multi- media exhibit is sponsored by the Massachusetts Art Education Association (MAEA) in conjunction with Youth Art Month, a national celebration that emphasizes the value of art education for all children and
encourages support for the quality art programs in our schools.

The Youth Art Month Exhibit will be on display and open to the public on weekdays from 9 am until 5 pm, from March 10th through April 25th (closed Patriots Day, Monday, April 21st). Admission is free.

You can find further details about Youth Art Month, as well as directions and parking information by visiting the MassachusettsArt Education website at www.massarted.com and following the Youth Art Month link.

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