2020 Gold Key Winners

Art Portfolio

Ian Blumenschein, Albuquerque Academy

Lavina Gray, New Mexico School for the Arts

Nia Johnson, Albuquerque Academy

Elizabeth Smith, New Mexico School for the Arts

 

Architecture & Industrial Design

Matthew Barkley, College and Career High School

 

Ceramics & Glass

Jessica Allen, Albuquerque Academy

Lindsey Dunbar, Albuquerque High School

Ryan Myers, Eldorado High School

 

Comic Art

Aelma Azad, Los Alamos High School

 

Digital Art

Aelma Azad, Los Alamos High School

Kevin Guardado Castro, Kennedy Middle School

Maria Sokolova, Eldorado High School

Nimkees White Eagle, Academy for Tech & Classics

 

Drawing & Illustration

Natalia Aguirre, Del Valle High School

Melissa Andrade, Valle Verde Early College High School

Marley Aranda, J M Hanks High School

Ethan Ayoub, Aspen Community Magnet School

Emily Cai, Centennial High School (6) American Visions Nominee

Madison Cain, Belen High School

Cruz David-Martinez, New Mexico School for the Arts

Lavina Gray, New Mexico School for the Arts (2)

Isabela Loya, J M Hanks High School

Eileen McLain, Eastwood High School

Jaime Nez, Volcano Vista High School

Danne Nunez, Riverside High School, American Visions Nominee

Audie Reiche Cook, Highland High School

Faith Romero, Eastwood High School

Starlean Sandoval, Shiprock High School

Isabella Swanson, Albuquerque Academy

Jeanie Vo, Del Norte High School

Samantha Waltman, Eastwood High School

Sarah Worley, Los Alamos High School

 

Jewlery

Marley Ramon, Albuquerque High School

 

Mixed Media

Mireya Dominguez, Eastwood High School

Alexis Maguire, Bosque School

Casey Pei, La Cueva High School

Chance White, Aspen Community Magnet School

 

Painting

Melinna Andrade, Valle Verde Early College High School

Morgan Arthur, Public Academy for Performing Arts

Sekai Berry, Albuquerque Academy

Kaeley Chavez, St. Pius X High School

Lavina Gray, New Mexico School for the Arts (2), American Visions Nominee

Adriana Herrera, Riverside High School

Miriam LeHouillier, J Paul Taylor Academy Charter School

Melinda Modisette, Albuquerque Academy

Ran Myers, Eldorado High School

Artemisio Romero y Carver, New Mexico School for the Arts (2)

Campbell Small, Bosque School

Megan Stein, Albuquerque Academy

Diamond Thompson, NM ACT-SO

 

Photography

Adelle Adams, Explore Academy

Taylor Baca, Grants High School (2)

Samantha Baltz, Rio Rancho High School

Davine Bashur, Eastwood High School

Itzely Camargo, Del Norte High School

Reina Cdebaca, Del Norte High School

Kylie Garcia, Grants High School (4) American Visions Nominee

Mireya Gonzalez, Grants High School

Isela Hernandez, Chaparral High School

Amelia Johnson, Albuquerque Academy

Emily Li, United World College

Jade Lucero, Del Norte High School

Louie Martinez, Grants High School

Gene Ortega, Grants High School

Lauren Reddington, Grants High School (7)

Nora Rich, Media Arts Collaborative Charter School (3)

Emma Sullivan, Albuquerque Academy

Diamond Thompson, NM ACT-SO

Zion Thompson, NM ACT-SO, American Visions Nominee

Vanessa Villegas, Albuquerque Academy

 

 Printmaking

Stephen Garcia, Eastwood High School

Brea Jarrell, Eldorado High School

Savannah Phelps, Eldorado High School

Chance White, Aspen Community Magnet School

 

Sculpture

Felix Gelvin, New Mexico School for the Arts (2)

Carly Jarocki, Albuquerque Academy

Casey Savage, Albuquerque Academy

 

Video Game Design

Jacob Roberts-Baca, Albuquerque Academy

 

2020 Silver Key Winners

Art Portfolio

Aelma Azad, Los Alamos High School

Danielle Genero, Albuquerque High School

Sarah Worley, Los Alamos High School

 

Architecture & Industrial Design

Jedidiah Perea

 

Ceramics & Glass

Rico Abruzzo, Albuquerque Academy

Ryan Myers, Eldorado High School

Katie Patton, Albuquerque Academy

Amy Zhang, Albuquerque Academy

 

Comic Art

Aelma Azad, Los Alamos High School

Diana Reyes, Eastwood High School (2)

 

Design

Emily Li, United World College

 

Digital Art

Jehiel Unni Arcala, Roswell High School

Aelma Azad, Los Alamos High School

Elizabeth Brownlow, Media Arts Collaborative Charter School

Hector Donacio, Riverside High School (2)

Grace Quillin, Eastwood High School

 

Drawing & Illustration

Grace Archibeck, Albuquerque Academy

Emily Cai, Centennial High School

Isabella Canales, Bel Air High School

Kristen Carrara, Public Academy for Performing Arts

Elijah Friday, Aspen Community Magnet School

Rachel Han, Eldorado High School

Mamie Hess, Santa Fe High School

Mackenzie Jarrell, Albuquerque Academy

Maya Leitka, Bosque School

Melinda Modisette, Albuquerque Academy

Paola Nava, Bel Air High School

Amiree Olivas, Taos High School

Sabrina Ortega, Riverside High School

Ashley Rangel, J M Hanks High School

Audie Reiche Cook, Highland High School

Ainara Vecchia, Albuquerque Academy

Jeanie Vo, Del Norte High School (3)

Sarah Wang, Albuquerque Academy

Sarah Worley, Los Alamos High School

 

Film & Animation

Elizabeth Johnson Brown, Albuquerque Academy

Izayah Williams, NM ACT-SO

 

Jewlery

Marley Ramon, Albuquerque High School

Xochil Zarate, Eastwood High School

 

Mixed Media

Natalie Cook, Santa Fe Preparatory School

Mireya Dominguez, Eastwood High School

Jeanie Vo, Del Norte High School

 

Painting

Melissa Andrade, Valle Verde Early College High School

Grace Archibeck, Albuquerque Academy

Sophie Edwards, Albuquerque Academy

Nathaniel Ford, Hayes Middle School

Elijah Friday, Aspen Community Magnet School

Ashlyn Gentry, Eldorado High School

Rachel Homan, Albuquerque Academy

Brea Jarrell, Eldorado High School

Elisa Merrill, Eldorado High School

Gabrielle Nemer, Albuquerque Academy

Ceirdwyn Pitcher, Del Norte High School

Artemisio Romero y Carver, New Mexico School for the Arts

Kate Thuma, Albuquerque Academy

Chance White, Aspen Community Magnet School

 

Photography

Anna Babinski, Albuquerque Academy

Taylor Baca, Grants High School

Jovanna Chavez, Grants High School

Taytumn Chino, Albuquerque Academy

Hannah DeBlois, Albuquerque Academy

Kylie Garcia, Grants High School (4)

Mireya Gonzalez, Grants High School (2)

Haiden Gould, Del Norte High School

Kyla Hayah, Grants High School

Megan Montoya, Albuquerque Academy

Emily Nguyen, Del Norte High School

Lauren Reddington, Grants High School (4)

Kate Romanik, Albuquerque Academy

Natalie Rychener, Grants High School

Pierce Tindell, Eldorado High School

Mia Torivio, Grants High School

Vanessa Villegas, Albuquerque Academy

Roger Wilder, Albuquerque Academy (2)

Natazajana Woolridge, Del Norte High School

 

Printmaking

Nathaniel Ford, Hayes Middle School

Jade Kiki, Tony Hillerman Middle School

Savannah Phelps, Eldorado High School

Ravyn Porras, Tony Hillerman Middle School

Miles Thompson, Santa Fe Preparatory School

 

Sculpture

Rosa Bieber-Stanley, Albuquerque Academy (2)

Audrey Colter, Albuquerque Academy

Nathan Roberts, Albuquerque Academy

Elizabeth Smith, New Mexico School for the Arts

2020 Honorable Mention Winners

Art Portfolio

Melissa Andrade, Valle Verde Early College High School

Jaime Nez, Volcano Vista High School

Isabel Otero, Los Lunas High School

Dulze Ruiz, Valle Verde Early College High School

Alan Serratos, Del Valle High School

Lilainea Spurlock, Rio Rancho High School

 

Ceramics & Glass

Elise Downey, Albuquerque Academy

Lauren Keller, Albuquerque Academy

Delilah Tapia, Albuquerque High School

Amy Zhang, Albuquerque Academy

 

Comic Art

Audie Reiche Cook, Highland High School

Emma Westenberger, Volcano Vista High School

 

Design

Alex Arguello, Public Academy for Performing Arts

Emily Li, United World College

Olivia Strickland, Media Arts Collaborative Charter School

 

Digital Art

Aelma Azad, Los Alamos High School

Daniela Basista, Public Academy for Performing Arts

Leslie Bello-Garcia, Public Academy for Performing Arts

Ian Blumenschein, Albuquerque Academy

Jada Doney-Lang, Public Academy for Performing Arts

Kathryn Ice-Johnson, New Mexico School for the Arts

Chloe Lamb, Bosque School

Campbell Roberts, Albuquerque Academy

 

Drawing & Illustration

Natalia Aguirre, Del Valle High School

Elizabeth Anderson, Kennedy Middle School

Melissa Andrade, Valle Verde Early College High School (3)

Ethan Ayoub, Aspen Community Magnet School

Isaac Barraza, Riverside High School

Kaeli Benavidez, Albuquerque Academy

Emily Cai, Centennial High School

Kaliya Charley, Del Norte High School (2)

Chelsea Christensen, Public Academy for Performing Arts

Isaac Cook, Eldorado High School

Sharyna Pearl De Castro, St Pius X High School

Sherlyn De Reza, Bel Air High School

Elijah Friday, Aspen Community Magnet School

Sophia Golding, Albuquerque Academy

Mima Jaber, Kennedy Middle School

Chloe Lamb, Bosque School (2)

Libby Lambson, Belen High School

Nicholas Martinez, Saint Pius X High School

Eileen McLain, Eastwood High School

Bayley Miller, Albuquerque Academy

Nicholas Mohoric, Albuquerque Academy

Maddy Morrow, St Pius X High School

Tristan Munoz, House School

Jaime Nez, Volcano Vista High School

Leviathan O’Neil, Media Arts Collaborative Charter School (2)

Brenden Oberg, Public Academy for Performing Arts

Amiree Olivas, Taos High School

Sabrina Ortega, Riverside High School

Isabel Otero, Los Lunas High School

Ada Ovitt, Albuquerque Academy

Evan Perez, J M Hanks High School

Audie Reiche Cook, Highland High School (2)

Kenna Roberts, St. Pius X High School (2)

Starlean Sandoval, Shiprock High School

Owen Sinkus, Albuquerque Academy

Maria Sokolova, Eldorado High School

Aaliyah Turrietta, St. Pius X High School

Angelica Valencia, Bel Air High School

Jeanie Vo, Del Norte High School

Mimi Xue, Albuquerque Academy

 

Editorial Cartoon

Joshua Lucero, Grants High School

 

Film & Animation

Lucas Aspen All-Stier, Albuquerque Academy

Brandon Martinez, V Sue Cleveland High School

 

Mixed Media

Kathryn Ice-Johnson, New Mexico School for the Arts

Amelia Johnson, Albuquerque Academy

Andrew Lopez, Public Academy for Performing Arts

Elizabeth Smith, New Mexico School for the Arts

Samantha Waltman, Eastwood High School

 

Painting

Melinna Andrade, Valle Verde Early College High School

Samantha Ballantine, Bel Air High School

Hyrum Bennett, Crownpoint High School

Sekai Berry, Albuquerque Academy

Hailey Chanler, New Mexico School for the Arts (4)

Paola Del Valle, J M Hanks High School

Jada Doney-Lang, Public Academy for Performing Arts

Sophie Edwards, Albuquerque Academy

Lavina Gray, New Mexico School for the Arts (2)

Adriana Herrera, Riverside High School

Melinda Modisette, Albuquerque Academy (2)

Isabel Otero, Los Lunas High School (2)

Casey Pei, La Cueva High School

Cruz Rivas Guerra, Hayes Middle School

Artemisio Romero y Carver, New Mexico School for the Arts

Dulze Ruiz, Valle Verde Early College High School (3)

Isabella Sanchez, Hayes Middle School

Mary Smith, Eldorado High School

Andrew Spears, Albuquerque Academy (2)

Zoey Stady, Albuquerque Academy (2)

Megan Stein, Albuquerque Academy

Mya Stoiz, Public Academy for Performing Arts

Elizabeth Swenson, Eldorado High School

Sarah Wang, Albuquerque Academy

Lily Zhang, Albuquerque Academy

 

Photography

Lucas Aspen All-Stier, Albuquerque Academy

Taylor Baca, Grants High School (3)

Matthew Barkley, College and Career High School (2)

Aubrianna Brown, Del Norte High School (2)

Jovanna Chavez, Grants High School (3)

Derrick Chino, Grants High School (2)

Rob Frye, Grants High School

Wakean Gallegos, Grants High School

Kylie Garcia, Grants High School (5)

Mireya Gonzalez, Grants High School

Haiden Gould, Del Norte High School

Gloria Hernandez, Chaparral High School (2)

Jeremy Long, NM ACT-SO

Viviana Monterroso, Del Norte High School (2)

Xavier Niroo, Public Academy for Performing Arts (2)

Gene Ortega, Grants High School

Nicole Puderbaugh, Grants High School (2)

Naima Pyarali, Albuquerque Academy

Gabby Rael, Grants High School

Lauren Reddington, Grants High School (3)

Campbell Roberts, Albuquerque Academy

Isabelle Rodriguez-Armijo, Del Norte High School

Kate Romanik, Albuquerque Academy

Natalie Rychener, Grants High School (2)

Kai Seidenberg, Albuquerque Academy (2)

Mariah Spencer, Grants High School

Emma Sullivan, Albuquerque Academy

Mia Torivio, Grants High School

Derek Trujillo, Grants High School (2)

Miranda Washburn, Grants High School

 

Printmaking

Alex Jaramillo, Tony Hillerman Middle School

Damian Noriega, Valle Verde Early College High School

Yeizilyn Olague, Hayes Middle School

Savannah Phelps, Eldorado High School (2)

 

Sculpture

Rosa Bieber-Stanley, Albuquerque Academy

Felix Gelvin, New Mexico School for the Arts

Naima Pyarali, Albuquerque Academy

Caden Rossi, Berrendo Middle School

Elizabeth Smith, New Mexico School for the Arts

New York Life Foundation provides award to New Mexico students

The National New York Life Award, sponsored by the New York Life Foundation, provides six students whose works explore personal grief, loss, and bereavement with $1,000 scholarships. Additional state scholarships of $500 are available to two students from each of the following states: Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, and New Mexico.

Opt-in to the New York Life Award at the end of your application and enter a personal statement (50 words or more) on how your work explores your personal experience with grief and bereavement, as defined above, through the death of someone close to you.  Click here for more information on this award.

New Mexico Scholastic Art Awards Ceremony is Saturday, March 23rd

The recognition ceremony will be held on March 23rd , 2019 at Warehouse 508, located at 508 1st st. in Albuquerque.  Gold key, Silver key and Honorable Mention award recipients are recognized with “keys” or ribbons and certificates at the regional level during the ceremony. Teacher Pins are provided as well. In addition to keys and certificates, colleges and universities award scholarships to participating seniors, and other organizations will provide additional awards.

Please arrive between 5:00 – 6:00 pm to check in. The ceremony will start promptly at 6:30 pm during which time all students will be asked to walk on stage, announce your name, and your award(s) so please be punctual.

The event is lightly catered and seating is limited.  Students please plan to take your artwork with you when you leave.

2019 National Medal Winners

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Gold Medal in Photography, American Visions Medal

Maria Metzger, Albuquerque Academy

“Whatre you lookin at”

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Gold Medal in Painting

Emily Buehler, Albuquerque Academy

“Pigs and fly”

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Gold Medal in Photography

Zion Thompson, NAACP NMACT-SO

“Lips and accessories”

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Silver Medal in Photography

Zion Thompson, NAACP NMACT-SO

“Bygone Days”

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Silver Medal in Photography

Katherine Arguello, Grants High School

“aBsTRact”

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Silver Medal in Mixed Media

Emma Goodman, New Mexico School for the Arts

“Reed City”

Silver Medal in Art Portfolio

Megan Holzrichter, Albuquerque Academy

“Untold and incomplete stories of China”

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Silver Medal in Digital Art

Alder Nadon, Milagro Middle School

“Leopard”

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Silver Medal in Drawing & Illustration

Kalea Ramsey, Menaul School

“Between life and death”

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Silver Medal in Drawing & Illustration

Kalea Ramsey, Menaul School

“Hush”

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Silver Medal in Printmaking

RC Artemisio, New Mexico School for the Arts

“Patriot”

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Silver Medal in Digital Art

Diamond Thompson, NAACP NMACT-SO

“Just an average Adonis”

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Silver Medal in Painting

Carolyn Wang, Albuquerque Academy

“Tenacity”