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2021 Scholastic Art Awards

The Derryfield School Visual Arts Department is thrilled to announce that 19 individual Derryfield students, and a total of 29 winning pieces, have received recognition from the New Hampshire Scholastic Art Awards! Please visit this website that features ALL of Derryfield's 2021 Scholastic Art submissions and winners.

Since 1923, The Scholastic Art Awards have offered millions of students the opportunity to display their art works for regional and national recognition. The objective is to foster the confidence of young artists and to invite students to broaden their horizons with opportunities to receive national recognition. The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are the largest and longest running programs of their kind in the country.

One of our country's most competitive juried art competition for students in grades 7-12, the SAA is the Championships of Visual Art! Derryfield students work that was recognized includes one middle school student and 24 upper school students. Their work was among nearly 1500 pieces considered from all over the state of New Hampshire. Gold Key winning work will now go on to be considered for scholarships and national awards, and may be presented in NYC at this year's annual Scholastic Art Award Celebration at Carnegie Hall. 
The artwork of students from Derryfield and recognized students from all around New Hampshire will be a part of a virtual exhibition and award ceremony planned for March 5. 

To learn more about the National Scholastic Art Awards, and past winners like Andy Warhol, Richard Avedon, and Zac Posen, please visit artandwriting.org. If you are interested in participating in next year's Scholastic Art Awards, please email Mrs. Barsi at bbarsi@derryfield.org and she will help you with your submission for the 2021-2022 award season.

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