The second-annual Editorial Cartoon category, sponsored by The Herb Block Foundation, celebrates the legacy of four-time Pulitzer Prize—winning political cartoonist Herb Block and his remarkable contribution to American history and free expression.
Founded inthe Awards program is the longest-running, most prestigious initiative of its kind, having fostered the creativity and talent of millions of students through recognition, exhibition, publication, and scholarships.
Awards in the Portfolio category are given to a selection of up to eight works by seniors that are judged as a unit; other awards are issued by individual artwork and students can earn more than one award.
Rickard, Founding Executive Director of The Herb Block Foundation, said, "Since the first board meeting, the Foundation has sought to encourage the next generation of editorial cartoonists. Submissions to the Awards are first judged on a regional level by more than Regional Affiliates of the Alliance, who bring the program to life in local communities.
The Museum administers the regional awards annually in February and recipients of the highest level of regional award, Gold Key, move on to the national competition. The students all submitted their work to the competition through the Montclair Art Museum.
The recipients are listed below by Name, Town, Grade, and School: Sponsored by The Herb Block Foundationthe Editorial Cartoon category celebrates the legacy of four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Herb Block and his remarkable contribution to American history and free expression.
The Northern New Jersey region had 49 students awarded national medals from a panel of distinguished judges.
Watch closely, because among this 2, are members of the next generation of great American artists and writers. Slippery Slope by Gabriel Chez on left Age: Born on October 13,the native Chicagoan spent his year career fighting against abuses of the powerful.
The Gold Portfolio, Gold Medal, and Silver Medal with Distinction students across the nation will be honored at Carnegie Hall with appearances by notable celebrities and creative leaders.
For the Editorial Cartoon category, single-panel drawings with captions, sequential comic art, illustrations, digitally created drawings, or animated films with a political theme or message will be considered.
National Ceremony at Carnegie Hall: We are thrilled to be working with the wonderful people at The Herb Block Foundation to bring this to life. The Foundation is also committed to providing educational opportunity to deserving students through post-secondary education scholarships and to promoting editorial cartooning through continued research.
Our Commitment The Herb Block Foundation is committed to defending the basic freedoms guaranteed all Americans, combating all forms of discrimination and prejudice and improving the conditions of the poor and underprivileged through the creation or support of charitable and educational programs with the same goals.
Submissions open in September and deadlines vary by region throughout the winter months. We are excited to collaborate in this partnership and see the creativity and future of the art form.
The 49 northern NJ students received 55 national awards total. Top regional submissions are then evaluated nationally by a panel of creative-industry experts including Andres Serrano, Edwidge Danticat, Julie Mehretu, Roz Chast, and Stephen Savage, who have all served as past jurors.
The winners will be celebrated at two events in New York City in June: Works are judged on originality, technical skill, and the emergence of personal vision or voice.Such a privilege to work with students, art educators and the Scholastic Art & Writing team on exceptiona l opportunit ies, awards and educationa l engagement in the arts!
Happy to attend the national ce remony in NYC this year!/5(44). The Scholastic Awards are the nation’s leading source for recognizing the achievements of creative teens, and we want you to be a part of it.
For updates about deadlines, notifications, and the latest in art and writing, like our Facebook page. The annual Awards is the nation's longest-running, most prestigious recognition initiative for creative students (grades ) and the largest source of scholarships for young artists and writers.
The Art Academy of Cincinnati (AAC) is producing the Regional Scholastic Art Awards of Southwest Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Southeast Indiana. Art Portfolio includes the former category of Photography Portfolio. Writing Portfolio includes the former categories of Writing Portfolio Nonfiction and Writing Portfolio General.
Drawing and Illustration includes the former category Drawing.
The Awards are presented by The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, as a (c)(3) nonprofit organization, whose mission is to identify students with exceptional artistic and literary talent and present their remarkable work to the world through the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards were founded inand have become the nation's largest and longest running program of its kind.
Regional Scholastic Sponsors: City of Everett Cultural Arts Commission Everett Public Schools. Click here for a complete listing of regional award winners for by school.Download