HCDE Celebrates Teen Artists through Galleria, Texas Art Supply Exhibits Feb. 18-March 16

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February 14, 2020 by HCDE-Texas

Harris County teen artists and writers in grades 7-12 are celebrated through artist exhibits in the city as awardees through Harris County Department of Education’s Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.   

The Awards recognize student achievement in the visual and literary arts in 29 categories, including editorial cartoon, poetry, graphic design, fashion, science fiction, photography and more.

Exhibits will be held from Feb. 18-March 16 to honor the artists and writers from public, private and home schools.

  • Top Gold Key Awardees will be showcased at the Galleria, 5085 Westheimer, Houston, Texas, 77007 on the first-floor level near Saks Fifth Avenue during mall hours.
  • Works from Silver Key artists and writers are being displayed at Texas Art Supply, 2001 Montrose Blvd., Houston, Texas 77066 during store hours.

HCDE is one of more than 100 regional affiliate partners with Scholastic Art & Writing for the past 16 years. Since 1923, Scholastic Art & Writing has showcased the artist vision, ingenuity and talent of youth. Past honorees include notable alumni like Andy Warhol and Joyce Carol Oates. Students this year submitted approximately 350,000 original works for judging. Regional affiliate HCDE judged 8,997 pieces this year.

Teens awarded Gold Keys will advance for national judging in New York City. National Medalists will be announced on March 16.


For questions regarding the Regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards program events, contact Andrea Segraves at asegraves@hcde-texas.org.

View press release with more details about teen artists and writers and other celebrations planned for the year: https://wp.me/p4QJFl-18s

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