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2015 Scholastic Art Winners

Since 1923, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards has recognized the exceptional vision of our nation’s youth, and provided a singular opportunity for students to be noticed for their creative talents. It has grown to be the longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in the U.S., and the largest source of scholarships for young artists and writers.  The Awards received 230,000 original works from students during its 2013 program year.

Students’ submissions are judged on the Awards’ core values:  originality, technical skill, and the emergence of personal voice or vision.

Elder High School’s Art Department is proud to announce Elder’s Regional winners for the Scholastic Art  Awards:


Julian Gregory   ‘15         Painting       “They Met The Sea”      

Colin Rodenberg  ‘15      Painting       “Lips”


Ryan Anneken  ‘17           Drawing and Illustration              “Through the Eyes of the Machine”

Ryan Anneken  ’17            Drawing and Illustration             “Pin-up Rosie”  

Evan Erpenbeck    ’15       Drawing and Illustration             “The Domestic Dresser Cat”

Daniel Theders   ‘16          Photography                                   “Abandonment”             


Eric Langen  ‘18                 Mixed Media       “Werewolf Mask“

Alex Mastruserio  ‘16        Sculpture            “The Noses of Cinema”

Jacob Melvin  ‘18               Sculpture            “Modern Gladiator”

Ryne Poli  ‘15                      Painting               “Words Are Still Powerful”                          

Collin Schwiers  ‘15           Photography      “Riding the Rails”                             

The exhibition runs from January 23, 2015 – February 6, 2015 at the Art Academy of Cincinnati.  Opening Night:   Friday, January 23, 2015  (5 to 9 pm)

Gallery Hours:

Saturdays & Sundays (noon to 3 pm)

Monday - Friday (9 to noon & 4 to 7 pm)

Earlier Event: November 2
elder art teachers @ msj
Later Event: February 9
ArtWorks Job Opportunity