Six Selected for Regional Art Competition

Six Cape Fear Academy student works have placed in the 2020 Eastern/Central North Carolina Scholastic Art Competition. Gold and Silver Key recipients will be recognized Feb. 9, at an award ceremony at Barton College, where their artwork will be exhibited at Barton College Galleries through Feb. 27.

  • Lindsay West, Harlequin, Silver Key
  • Lindsay West, Pool Noodles, Silver Key
  • Grace Haslam, Jump, Honorable Mention
  • May Boney, Where’s My Money?, Silver Key
  • Elizabeth Weinberg, The Green Dino, Silver Key
  • Eric Herring, Running Sheep, Honorable Mention

Founded in 1923, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is the nation’s most prestigious recognition program for young artists and writers, which identified the early promise of Richard Avedon, Joyce Maynard, Tom Otterness, Philip Pearlstein, Sylvia Plath, Truman Capote, Joyce Carol Oates, Andy Warhol, and Zac Posen. Since 1979, Barton College has hosted the Awards for the largest regional district in the state, currently with 62 counties from Winston-Salem to the Coast. The Awards provide the opportunity for teenagers to have their work exhibited in prestigious galleries, and more than $3.25 million in scholarships are available to graduating seniors who earn national medals through the Alliance Scholarship Provider Network.

A list of awardees by school can be viewed at this link https://www.barton.edu/galleries/scholastic-art-awards/