Third Annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Exhibit Continues at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Through May 29

April 26, 2017


Currently on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art‘s Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education is a special exhibition featuring more than 600 original works of art and writing from NYC-based Gold Key recipients in the 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.  Previous Scholastic Art Award recipients  include such noted artists as Andy Warhol, Cy Twombly, Kay Walking Stick and Luis Jiménez. Pictured above is Reflection by 16-year old Hunter College High School student Yeji Cho. Here are several more Gold Key-awarded artworks that reflect a contemporary urban sensibility:

Iris Khim, The Wall, age 14, Fiorella H LaGuardia High School

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Yerke Abouva, Life of Food, age 15, Professional Children’s School


Anastasia Uraleva, Winter Night, age 17, Edward R Murrow High School


Shelly Chung, I’m Going Bananas for Grandpa, age 17, Francis Lewis High School


YuQing Gu, Self-Portrait with Skull, age 18, the Windsor School


The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is presented by The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. You can view the talents of the NYC-based Gold Key recipients at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through May 29 during regular museum hours.

Photos of images: 1, 3, 4 & 5 Tara Murray; 2 & 6 Lois Stavsky

Note: Hailed in a range of media from Wide Walls to the Huffington Post to the New York Times, our Street Art NYC App is now available for Android devices here.

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northierthanthou April 29, 2017 at 9:04 am

Love the Winter Night piece.


Aisha May 24, 2017 at 1:45 am

“life of food” by Yerke Abuova is so cool


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