Connections: the scholastic art awards.
David Greenhalgh, age 14, The Maestro, St. John's Country Day School, Orange Pack, Florida. Teacher: Tamara Culbert, Silver Award.
Rami Ismail, age 15, Fossil Legs, University School of Nashville, Nashville, Tennessee. Teacher: Emily Holt. Gold Award.
"This particular work of art is abstract, so a person veiwing it is made to ponder its meaning."
Grey Idol, age 13, Untitled, Ligon Magnet Middle School, Raleigh, North Carolina. Teacher: Karen Thorsen. Gold Award.
"Instead of drawing the chair, I drew the negative space around it."
Joel Jaquez, age 16, Extremely Flammable, South Gray High School, Montezuma, Kansas. Teacher: Angie Mitchell. Gold Award.
"I am inspired by my family, friends and art teacher. I am also inspired by the things that go on around the world. "
Maggie Herskowitz, age 14, Windows to the Pier, The Mirman School, Los Angeles, California. Teacher: Karin Durup. Silver Award.
"My mother is an artist and my father is a writer. Seeing the amazing work they create inspires me greatly."