Senior Wins Seven CIA Scholastic Art Awards

January 8th, 2020 | News, News 2020

Padua senior Chloe Amoroso ’20 received seven Scholastic Art Awards from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 2020, including three Gold Key Awards, three Silver Key Awards and one Honorable Mention.

Chloe also received a $20,000 scholarship to the Cleveland Institute of Art. She was one of eight students to receive the scholarship.

Each year, Cleveland Institute of Art hosts the Scholastic Art Competition that recognizes creative achievement by area 7th-12th grade students. The young artists compete for cash prizes, medals, and scholarship awards. A panel of local professional artists, art educators, writers, and writing educators jury the exhibit and select the awarded pieces from nearly 3,000 entries. The art will be on display in CIA’s Reinberger Gallery from January 21-31, 2020. Chloe’s three Gold Key pieces will continue on to the national competition held each spring in New York City.

Gold Key
Gold Key artwork demonstrated the highest levels of achievement in originality, personal voice, and technical skill. Gold Key art was forwarded to New York for National adjudication. Regionally students are recognized with Gold Key pins, certificates, and are recognized during an award ceremony at CIA January 18, 2020.

Silver Key
Silver Key artwork demonstrated achievement worthy of recognition at the regional level. Students were recognized with Silver Key pins, certificates, and are invited to the exhibition and reception January 18, 2020.

Honorable Mention
Honorable Mention artwork demonstrated creative potential. Honorable Mention recipients receive a certificate and were invited to CIA for an award reception January 18, 2020. Honorable Mention artwork was displayed digitally in the gallery on monitors.

Click here to see the complete list of winners.
Click here to learn more about the exhibit.