Norwalk High Students Win Scholastic Art Awards

NHS Students Win Scholastic Art Awards
Posted on 01/23/2020
Student art portraying strawberries and cucumbers

Art students from Norwalk Public Schools were recognized by the Connecticut Regional Scholastic Art Awards for their work in photography, drawing and illustration, sculpture and painting. Winners will be celebrated at the Regional Celebration Award Ceremony on January 26 at the University of Hartford where their artwork was displayed.

Norwalk High School Junior Eyesly Zuniga received a Gold Key Award for her drawing and illustration piece entitled “Cucumber and Strawberry Salad.” A blue ribbon panel of judges will review her work on a national level in March. Select winners will have their artwork exhibited in New York City. 

The 30th annual Connecticut Regional Scholastic Art Awards is the largest juried student art exhibition in the state. The Art Awards exhibit features select work from schools throughout CT in grades 7-12. As an affiliate of the National Scholastic Art Awards and The Alliance For Young Artists and Writers, the Connecticut region is proud to continue an annual tradition established in 1927.

Congratulations To All Norwalk High School Scholastic Art Award winners:

Daviann Broadie, Grade 12, Honorable Mention, Photograph, “Comfort In His Arms” 

Sofia Cuevas, Grade 10, Silver Key, Painting, “Impending Remorse”

Sanaiah Dickson, Grade 12, Honorable Mention, Painting, “My Brother, DJ”

James Perez, Grade 10, Honorable Mention, Mixed Media, “Foreign Love”

Kyle Peter, Grade 12, Silver Key, Drawing and Illustration, “Vase and Shadow Study”

Joel Valencia, Grade 11, Silver Key Award, Digital Art, “Roaming Moose”

Eyesly Zuniga, Grade 11, Gold Key, Drawing and Illustration, “Cucumber and Strawberry Salad”

Eyesly Zuniga, Grade 11, Honorable Mention, Painting, “Magic Shop”

Norwalk Public Schools has one of the highest rates for participation in the arts of any school district in Connecticut.