Youth Art and Music Month helps to raise awareness of the importance of the Fine Arts in education. This year, Maggie Walker Governor’s School celebrated with an online student art and music extravaganza. Our talented student musicians performed throughout the evening and beautiful student artwork was displayed along with the music. The video and student artwork created by all our visual art students are on display in here.
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2020-21 Scholastics Awards Summary
50 Total awards
7 Gold Keys awards including 1 American Visions Nominee
14 Silver Keys awards including 1 Silver Key Portfolio
25 Honorable Mentions including 3 Honorable Mention Portfolios
Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School student were additionally recognized for their work in this show. Junior, Devyn Powers received an American Visions Award nomination for her mixed media piece, Blue Face. Additionally, Senior, Isabel Li’s digital artwork was chosen for the catalogue cover.
Due to COVID, an exhibition of only the Gold Key works will be held at The Visual Arts Center of Richmond at 1812 West Main Street from February 6-21st. The exhibition is free and open to the public. Social distancing protocols are in place in the gallery.
The exhibition can also be seen online at this link. https://www.visarts.org/partnerships/school-partnerships/scholastic-awards/.
Additionally Gold Key winners’ work will move on to the Alliance for Young Artist and Writers national adjudication process, where it will be eligible for further recognition and scholarship opportunities. Adjudication of Gold Key works will take place in New York City and award winners will be announced in March.
Please join me in congratulating the following Maggie Walker Students and the Fine Arts staff for their success! Portfolio winners are in bold.
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