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Scholastic Art & Writing Awards


Appel Farm will host the 2019 South Jersey Scholastic Art Awards!

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in grades 7–12, and Appel Farm is thrilled to be the new host of the South Jersey Art Region!

In 2018, students submitted nearly 350,000 works of visual art and writing to the Scholastic Awards; more than 90,000 works were recognized at the regional level and celebrated in local exhibitions and ceremonies. The top art and writing at the regional level were moved onto the national stage, where more than 2,800 students earned National Medals. National Medalists and their educators were celebrated at the National Ceremony at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

Calling all creative teens! The 2019 Scholastic Arts & Writing Awards are open for submissions.

Who can participate?

Creative teens in grades 7–12 from Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Ocean, and Salem Counties in New Jersey may participate in the South Jersey Art Region.

Save the Date!

The 2019 South Jersey Scholastic Art Award Ceremony will be on Friday, March 8, 2019 at Appel Farm Arts & Music Center in Elmer, NJ.