The Children's Education department here at FWMoA just got back from a whirlwind trip to NYC to celebrate our National Medalists in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Read on to learn what "museum people" do when they visit the Big Apple!
Judging the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards: Writing
Katy Thompson, Children's Education Associate This Sunday, February 17, emerging artists and writers from Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio will descend upon the University of St. Francis’ Robert Golds tine Performing Arts Center in downtown Fort Wayne for our Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Regional Ceremony. The Regional Ceremony, which honors students in grades 7-12, …
Continue reading "Judging the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards: Writing"
700 Pieces of Art on the Wall: Exhibiting the 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards exhibition is held at FWMoA every year, and every year it gets bigger! Read on to find out how we tackle this exhibit that spans three galleries, includes over 700 artworks, and finds a way to showcase writing works in a museum setting.
Where are They Now? Celebrating Scholastic Alum and the Launch of the 2019 Awards Season
Today is the launch of the 2019 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards! Creative students aged 13 and up may now visit the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards site and begin entering their work into this prestigious competition. FWMoA is a Regional Affiliate of the Awards, overseeing both art and writing for Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio, which is home to some incredibly talented students and educators. We’re always happy to welcome Alumni back to the museum where their art or writing was first displayed, and we were excited to discover that one of our current interns, Aaliyah Miller, received multiple Awards during her high school career. Aaliyah graduated from Carroll High School in 2016 and has gone on to pursue a degree in Art Therapy from the University of Saint Francis. We talked about her path and perspective a couple years out from high school.
Meeting the Next Generation of Artists and Writers in New York
Stephen King. Truman Capote. Sylvia Plath. Marc Brown. These are all famous authors, so what are they doing on an art museum blog? Okay, fine, we'll talk artists. Andy Warhol. Cy Twombly. Red Grooms. Ezra Jack Keats. Do you know what these four writers and four artists have in common?
They are all Scholastic Art and Writing Alumni!
Drawing Inspiration: Red Grooms
Scholastic Art and Writing Awards alum and mixed-media artist Red Grooms celebrates his 81st birthday on June 7. In its 95-year history, the Scholastic Awards have played an early role in the development of myriad influential and innovative artists. In Drawing Inspiration, we’ll celebrate them through their work in the FWMoA permanent collection.
Scholastic Submission Tips
The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards submission season is here! As you ready your creative works for submission, please keep these tips and tricks in mind! Remember, the deadline to submit your works for the Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio Art and Writing Region is 9 January 2018 at 11.59 PM EST. General: When filling …
Brett Golliff Speaks at the FWMoA Scholastic Regional Ceremony
The Fort Wayne Museum of Art has heavily invested in the Scholastic Art and Writing Program with the hopes of making a difference in the lives of students and families within our region. Back in 2002-2003, I heard whispers of this incredibly talented kid from Angola, Indiana and his huge collection of sneakers. Over 10 …
Continue reading "Brett Golliff Speaks at the FWMoA Scholastic Regional Ceremony"
Brett Golliff: From Scholastic Art Award Winner to New Balance Sneaker Designer and Corvette Collaborator
Former Fort Wayne Museum of Art Scholastic Art and Writing Award Winner and Angola High School Grad, Brett Golliff is a self-proclaimed sneaker addict. Having grown up in the Michael Jordan era, Brett’s fondness for shoes began at an early age and continued to solidify through high school. Before he could afford to buy Jordan …
Continue reading "Brett Golliff: From Scholastic Art Award Winner to New Balance Sneaker Designer and Corvette Collaborator"