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Harriton artists excel in 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
Harriton artists excel in 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Harriton High School art students were recently well-represented in the 2019 Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards as the award-winning Rams brought home a total of 53 accolades across a variety of mediums and categories, including 17 Gold Keys, 15 Silver Keys and 21 Honorable Mentions.

Since 1923, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have served as an annual competition highlighting the talents of students in grades seven through twelve. The contest also acts as a forum to discover and nurture future leaders in the art and writing fields, as previous winners include such renowned artists as Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath, Truman Capote, Stephen King, Myla Goldberg and Richard Linklater.

For students, the contest is an incredible opportunity to show off their talents at the regional and potentially national levels. Students can submit work to 28 categories, including Architecture, Comic Art, Ceramics and Glass, Digital Art, Drawing, Fashion and more. Works are judged on originality, technical skill and emergence of personal vision or voice.

Gold Key winning artworks will now be forwarded on to New York City to compete in the national level Scholastic Art competition where they will be judged by a prestigious panel of artists to determine if they will be one of 1000 works selected for a national level award. Congratulations to all of Harriton's honorees!

Gold Key Winners

Maddy FarrerBehind Closed Doors - Jewelry
Kayla FinnMy Real Life & Imagined - Jewelry
Kayla Finn#MeToo: Words Will Never Hurt Me (Hollow Rings)
Julia HoeffnerMagazine Dress
Tei KeMonologue & Partial Translations
Reese LineauAfrican Statement Necklace
Jasmine McGranaghanCheck Please - Mixed Media
Jasmine McGranaghanPaper Cranes - Mixed Media
Jasmine McGranaghanWhat Comes from the Earth - Mixed Media
Jasmine McGranaghanMellow Yellow Painting
Kira NalbantianBoys Don't Cry - Photography
Maria WangThe Power of Her Voice - Editorial Cartoon
Maria WangFlowers in My Head - Mixed Media
Zoe Wright-RileyArt Deco Inspired Statement Necklace - Jewelry
Zoe Wright-RileyBlackberry Nature Necklace
Ashley YoungTimeless Ring
Ashley YoungJellyfish Cuff Bracelet

Silver Keys

Matias EdelsteinTres Flores Statement Necklace
Sarah GroganRelease Me - Oil Painting
Sarah GroganGarden of Change - Oil Painting
Sarah GroganGold and Grace - Oil Painting
Julia HoeffnerSelf-Portrait Bracelet
Riya KumarAn Autumnal Morning in Brethil - Painting
Xenia MowesDandelion Wisps - Statement Necklace
Xenia MowesLadybug in a Winter Box - Necklace & Container
Dina OnishFalling Flowers - Paper Necklace
Rebecca SoslowskyLayered Riveted Statement Necklace
Rebecca StraussPersonal Logo Prong Set Pendent
Rebecca StraussParts of Me - Hinged Cuff Bracelet
Maria WangI Have Broken Wires - Watercolor
Maria WangCheongasm
Hanna Wright-RileyWhat Does it Mean to be a Horseback Rider? - Necklace

Honorable Mention

Drew DorfmanButterfly Corsage - Cuff Bracelet
Matias EdelsteinLes Sept Laux - Pendant Necklace
Oren EldorBlooming Tulips - Pendant Necklace
Oren EldorFlying Away - Statement Necklace
Oren EldorFeel the LOVE - Pendant Necklace
Madeline FarrerCulture-Inspired Hollow-Form Ring & Hand Piece
Kayla FinnJewish Hamsa - Hollow-Form Sculpture
Emily GorbergBubble Cuff Bracelet
Sarah GroganOptimistic Light- Painting
Erika LutzUnlikely Friends
Erika LutzThree Dogs
Graciela McDonogh-WongFall of Icarus - Statement Necklace
Victoria NetessineArtifacts of Life - Drawing
Dina OnishTimeless Prong Set Hairpin
Dina OnishMigration - Pendant Necklace
Annika RidkyPercussion - Statement Necklace
Rebecca StraussAlaskan Waterfall - Pendant Necklace
Hanna Wright-RileyHalo Prong Set Ring with Purple Stone
Zoe Wright-RileyLotus Flower Head Piece
Ashley YoungChinese Hair Pin
Ashley YoungFlower Crown

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