TESTING

MW with a record-setting 69 Scholastic Art awards by students

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Kapitanov 

Morley

We are very excited to announce that our talented students in the fine arts were recently honored again this year by having their work selected in the Scholastic Art competition.   This is a highly competitive art competition that had over 2600 art entries from the region. MLWGS students had another record-setting year of 69 total awards, recognizing Maggie Walker as one of the region’s top schools for the Arts. 

2019-20 Scholastics Awards Summary – 69 Total awards

12 Gold Keys awards including 2 Gold Key Portfolios  

            (2 Gold Key Art Portfolios, 3 Photo Gold Keys, 7 Art Gold Keys)

23 Silver Keys awards including 1 Silver Key Portfolio

            (1 Silver Art Portfolio, 6 Photo Silver Keys, 16 Art Silver Keys)

34 Honorable Mentions including 2 Honorable Mention Portfolios

            (2 HM Photo Portfolios, 16 Photo HM, 16 Art HM)

A show of Gold and Silver Key works will be held at The Visual Arts Center of Richmond at 1812 West Main Street from February 8-16th. Honorable mention works will be projected. All are welcome to come and join the celebration!
 
A closing reception will be held for all award winners on February 15th between the hours of 1-4 pm. At 2 pm, a ceremony for Gold Key winners will be held at Binford Middle school (1701 Floyd Ave. located directly next to VisArts).  We hope you will be able to attend and celebrate these student successes.

Additionally, Gold Key winners’ work will move on to the Alliance for Young Artist and Writers national adjudication process, where it will be eligible for further recognition and scholarship opportunities.  Adjudication of Gold Key works will take place in New York City and award winners will be announced in March.

Please join me in congratulating the following Maggie Walker Students and the Fine Arts staff for their success!

Portfolio winners are in bold below with links to their work. 

Jeff Hall, Fine Arts Department Chair

First Last Teacher Last Award Category Title
Addy Cullen Stinnett Gold Key Photography Passing through Air and Space
Cameron Golden Stinnett Gold Key Painting Melt
Marina Kapitanov Hall Gold Key Art Portfolio Part by Part
Marina Kapitanov Hall Gold Key Painting SS Cheville
Rylan Karjane Hall Gold Key Painting Help.
Maya Koehn-Wu Hall Gold Key Drawing & Illustration Figure Study
Maya Koehn-Wu Hall Gold Key Painting Woman With a Gold Earring
Renny McFadin Hall Gold Key Sculpture i may be ugly but at least i won first place
Eileen Morley Hall Gold Key Art Portfolio au naturel
Mia Rodriguez Hall Gold Key Painting Throw Away USA
Savannah Vonesh Stinnett Gold Key Photography Buffetted
Jacqueline Yu Hall Gold Key Mixed Media watch me
Kori Benjamin Stinnett Silver Key Mixed Media Torn Paper Self Portrait
Elizabeth Celentano Hall Silver Key Mixed Media Adolescence: Flight vs Flee
Addy Cullen Stinnett Silver Key Photography Wing and a Wire
Addy Cullen Stinnett Silver Key Photography Epilogue
Helen Hall Hall Silver Key Drawing & Illustration Colorful Personality
Marina Kapitanov Hall Silver Key Painting der Scheinwerfer
Rylan Karjane Hall Silver Key Drawing & Illustration My Imaginary Friend
Natalie Kim Hall Silver Key Drawing & Illustration Rocks and Waves
Michael Kish Hall Silver Key Sculpture Freedom of Speech
Madison Leonard Stinnett Silver Key Photography A Self Portrait
Anthony Paiva Stinnett Silver Key Photography Democracy Dissolves
Anthony Paiva Stinnett Silver Key Photography Top Down
Audrey Price Hall Silver Key Drawing & Illustration Negative Figure Drawing
Mia Rodriguez Hall Silver Key Mixed Media Bee
Mia Rodriguez Hall Silver Key Printmaking Sign Print 2
Nived Sanjay Caldwell Silver Key Drawing & Illustration Rule the Roost
Amelia Seabury Hall Silver Key Sculpture An Attempt to Rest
Alyasia Shaw Hall Silver Key Drawing & Illustration POSE
Raina Tian Hall Silver Key Drawing & Illustration Remnants of Old China
Nathaniel Williams Hall Silver Key Sculpture Boogiemask
Jacqueline Yu Hall Silver Key Painting places where women are uncomfortably aware of the fact that they are women: bathroom
Jacqueline Yu Hall Silver Key Art Portfolio the female gaze
Jacqueline Yu Hall Silver Key Future New talk about social media, self esteem, and women with me while i paint azalea flowers on my face
Claire Bierly Stinnett Honorable Mention Photography Eye
Avery Bowers Stinnett Honorable Mention Photography Hole in One
Liza Craig Stinnett Honorable Mention Photography Waiting
Stella Davies Stinnett Honorable Mention Photography Holes
Emily Duncan Stinnett Honorable Mention Photography Morning Glory
Taylor Dunn Stinnett Honorable Mention Photography Yellow Rain Boots
Matthew Eaton Hall Honorable Mention Design Broke-Typographic Study-Visual Pun
Hugh Feehan Stinnett Honorable Mention Photography Sparring
Max Goldkuhle Hall Honorable Mention Painting quercus alba
Helen Hall Hall Honorable Mention Drawing & Illustration Inside Out – Installation view of 4 portrait drawings, The Two Sides of Ada and The Two Sides of Annie
Zelda Hinkle Stinnett Honorable Mention Photography Pony
Marina Kapitanov Hall Honorable Mention Painting die Ventilwelle
Rylan Karjane Hall Honorable Mention Painting Self Portrait
Rylan Karjane Hall Honorable Mention Drawing & Illustration Figure of a Woman with a Staff
Isabella Kates Stinnett Honorable Mention Photography The Monster’s Approach
Tina Le Hall Honorable Mention Design Typographic Studies- Melt
Tina Le Hall Honorable Mention Painting Semipermeable Dream
Eileen Morley Hall Honorable Mention Future New turmeric tee
Eileen Morley Hall Honorable Mention Painting la plage diptyque
Pallavi Natarajan Stinnett Honorable Mention Photography Through the Hoop
Daphne Pang Stinnett Honorable Mention Photography Stray
Meredith Peters Stinnett Honorable Mention Photography Dusting
Audrey Price Hall Honorable Mention Sculpture Cardboard Astronaut Helmet
Mia Rodriguez Caldwell Honorable Mention Art Portfolio The Decay of Signs
Nived Sanjay Caldwell Honorable Mention Mixed Media Packer
Alyssa Smith Stinnett Honorable Mention Photography Bug Dance
Raina Tian Hall Honorable Mention Drawing & Illustration Study of Henry
Raina Tian Hall Honorable Mention Art Portfolio Traditions
Raina Tian Hall Honorable Mention Future New 17 Years
Savannah Vonesh Stinnett Honorable Mention Photography RVA
Savannah Vonesh Stinnett Honorable Mention Photography Surfacing
Savannah Vonesh Stinnett Honorable Mention Photography Olivia
Lucy Wampler Hall Honorable Mention Drawing & Illustration A Study of Man
Julianne Zielinski Hall Honorable Mention Printmaking shades of society