Art students to compete in Scholastic Art Awards on March 22

Cady Armstrong

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What are the Scholastic Art Awards?

They are awards meant to recognize students in Indiana for their art work. They focus more on the meaning of the piece rather than technicity.

What was the meaning behind the piece you won your award for?

My piece was called “Poker Face” and it is really an emotional piece meant to show there’s a lot of things hidden behind someone’s facade.

What advice would you give to students considering entering the art awards?

I would recommend entering because even if you think you can’t win, you never know what (could) happen and a lot of things of that you’re judged (are) not on technique, so just take that chance.

What advice would you give to students submitting their art?

Enter the piece you are most confident in and enter something you have a strong connection with because those are often the ones that win.