Seven Students Win CIA Scholastic Art Awards 2018

January 18th, 2018 | News

Seven Padua seniors received Scholastic Art Awards from the Cleveland Institute of Art.

Each year, Cleveland Institute of Art hosts the Scholastic Art Competition that recognizes creative achievement in area 7-12 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 more than 1,800 entries. The art will be on display in CIA’s Reinberger Gallery from January 16 to February 2, 2018.

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 13, 2018.

Alyssa Lizzini ’18

Suburban Stargazer 

Drawing and Illustration

Educator: Laurie Stroempl

Gold Key

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 13, 2018.

Erica Stegens ’18

Work in Progress 

Drawing and Illustration

Educator: Laurie Stroempl

Silver Key

Victoria Bzdak ’18

Shaanti 

Mixed Media

Educator: Laurie Stroempl

Silver Key

Honorable Mention

Honorable Mention artwork demonstrated creative potential. Honorable Mention recipients receive a certificate and were invited to CIA for an award reception January 13, 2018. Honorable Mention artwork was displayed digitally in the gallery on monitors.

Tim Tusick ’18

The Man in the Arena 

Drawing and Illustration

Educator: Laurie Stroempl

Honorable Mention

Pam Fleming ’18

Forever Halloween 

Painting

Educator: Laurie Stroempl

Honorable Mention

Kristen Seballos ’18

Pondering Padre 

Drawing and Illustration

Educator: Laurie Stroempl

Honorable Mention

Marie Pinzone ’18

Onyx 

Painting

Educator: Laurie Stroempl

Honorable Mention

Alyssa Lizzini ’18

Sparklers 

Drawing and Illustration

Educator: Laurie Stroempl

Honorable Mention

Click here to see the complete list of winners.

Click here to learn more about the exhibit.