The New Mexico Scholastic Art Awards Recognition Ceremony to take place on Saturday, April 1st at 6:00pm

The recognition ceremony will be held on April 1st, 2017 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.

2017 National Medal Winners Announced

Merritt Barnwell – Gold Medal in Painting

Emma Williams – Gold Medal in Drawing & Illustration

Ian Conley – American Visions Medal in Photography

Merritt Barnwell – Silver Medal in Photography

Jesus Chevez – Silver Medal in Photography

Zachary Fitzgerald – Silver Medal in Photography

Catherine Moore – Silver Medal in Photography

Lance Nez – Silver Medal in Editorial Cartoon Sponsored by the Herb Block Foundation

Ezri Horne – Silver Medal in Art Portfolio

2017 Gold Key Winners

Art Portfolio

Ezri Horne, New Mexico School for the Arts

Isabel Jerome, Albuquerque Academy

 

Ceramics & Glass

Ezri Horne, New Mexico School for the Arts

 

Digital Art

Mimosa Reid, Volcano Vista High School

Lien Tang, Manzano High School

Isabela Youree, Media Arts Collaborative Charter School

 

Drawing and Illustration

Pilar Araiza, Albuquerque Academy

Pilar Araiza, Albuquerque Academy

Isabel Benak, Albuquerque Academy

Megan Holzrichter, Albuquerque Academy

Caitlyn Kachelmeier, Los Alamos, High School

Alex Lanthiez, Albuquerque Academy

Anila Marks, Albuquerque Academy

Gabriela Martinez, Albuquerque Academy

Catherine Moore, Bosque School

Savina Romero, Albuquerque Academy

Connor Spears, Albuquerque Academy

Skyler Valdez, St. Pius X High School

Emma Williams, Los Alamos High School

Damian Yazzie, Albuquerque Academy

Katarina Yepez, Albuquerque Academy

Katarina Yepez, Albuquerque Academy

Lily Zhang, Albuquerque Academy

 

Film & Animation

Jade Markinson, Albuquerque Academy

 

Mixed Media

Ezri Horne, New Mexico School for the Arts (American Visions Nominee)

 

Painting

Merritt Barnwell, Albuquerque Academy (American Visions Nominee)

Merritt Barnwell, Albuquerque Academy

Merritt Barnwell, Albuquerque Academy

Isabel Benak, Albuquerque Academy

Isabel Benak, Albuquerque Academy

Asjah Benally, Kirtland Middle School

James Mazar, Albuquerque Academy

Magdalena Ramos-Mullane, Albuquerque Academy

Magdalena Ramos-Mullane, Albuquerque Academy

Savina Romero, Albuquerque Academy

Toby Utterback, Albuquerque Academy

Sydney Whittredge, Manzano High School

 

Photography

Merritt Barnwell, Albuquerque Academy

Sophie Carroll, Albuquerque Academy

Jesus Chevez, Cesar Chavez Community School

Carly Cockerham, Albuquerque Academy

Ian Conely, Albuquerque Academy (American Visions Nominee)

Hailee Cook, Arrowhead Early College High School

Morgan Donohue, Albuquerque Academy

Makenzie Fisher, Albuquerque Academy

Zachary Fitzgerald, Albuquerque Academy

Isabel Jerome, Albuquerque Academy

Shelbie Langford, Grants High School (American Visions Nominee)

Kayla McCoy, Cesar Chavez Community High School

Maria Metzger, Albuquerque Academy

Catherine Moore, Bosque School

Jakob Puckett, Albuquerque Academy

Delilah Valdepena, Del Norte High School

Elle Wolfley, Albuquerque Academy

 

Printmaking

Ian Conley, Albuquerque Academy (American Visions Nominee)

 

Sculpture

Adam Bethel, Albuquerque Academy

Emil Kennedy, Albuquerque Academy

Anokhi Kholwadwala, Albuquerque Academy

Marsaili Lowry, Albuquerque Academy

 

2017 Silver Key Winners

Art Portfolio

Merritt Barnwell, Albuquerque Academy

Adam Bethel, Albuquerque Academy

Sophie Long, Albuquerque Academy

 

Ceramics & Glass

Joe Lombano, V Sue Cleveland High School

 

Design

Carlos Griego, Del Norte High School

 

Digital Art

Carlos Griego, Del Norte High School

Sirena Ray, Albuquerque Academy

Lien Tang, Manzano High School

 

Drawing and Illustration

Ahtsaruaq Benally, Del Norte High School

Marigold Kitzmiller, Bosque School

Victor Lopez, Digital Arts & Technology Academy

Victor Lopez, Digital Arts & Technology Academy

Maggie Mazer, Albuquerque Academy

Arthur Modine, Eldorado High School

Melinda Modisette, Albuquerque Academy

Lance Nez, Del Norte High School

Rebecca O’Neil, Volcano Vista High School

Camerin Peshlakai, Farmington High School

Sirena Ray, Albuquerque Academy

Connor Spears, Albuquerque Academy

Jazmine Vargas, Tierra Adentro School

 

Film & Animation

Matia Daskalos, Albuquerque Academy

Le Insausti, Del Norte High School

 

Mixed Media

Sergio Baca, Amy Biehl Charter High School

Aubrey Closson, Volcano Vista High School

Nicole Sowko, Amy Biehl Charter High School

 

Painting

Stella Asmerom, Albuquerque Academy

Isabel Benak, Albuquerque Academy

Emily Castle, Albuquerque Academy

Tisheena Hoskie, Kirtland Middle School

Olivia Juedeman, Alamogordo High School

James Mazer, Albuquerque Academy

Scarlett McClelland, Amy Biehl Charter HS

Cassandra McGee, Manzano High School

Arthur Modine, Eldorado High School

Elaine Morgan, Tony Hillerman Middle School

Lovelia Murphy, Kirtland Middle School

Magdalena Ramos-Mullane, Albuquerque Academy

Magdalena Ramos-Mullane, Albuquerque Academy

Magdalena Ramos-Mullane, Albuquerque Academy

Samantha Smith, Kirtland Middle School

 

Photography

Lucas Aspen All-Stier, Albuquerque Academy

Merritt Barnwell, Albuquerque Academy

Skyler Forman, Albuquerque Academy

Andrew Hoover, Albuquerque ACTSO

Allison Long, Lincoln Middle School

Tessa Nunez, Grants High School

Tessa Nunez, Grants High School

Emily Paul, Albuquerque Academy

Alicia Phillipovich, Del Norte High School

Lien Tang, Manzano High School

Lien Tang, Manzano High School

Lien Tang, Manzano High School

Delilah Valdepena, Del Norte High School

Sara Vianco, Albuquerque Academy

Peyton Williams, Amy Biehl Charter HS

 

Printmaking

Rosa Sun, Albuquerque Academy

 

Sculpture

Nicholas Andrews, Albuquerque Academy

Adam Bethel, Albuquerque Academy

Isabel Collins, Albuquerque Academy

Thomas Fox, Albuquerque Academy

Tanya Garcia, Amy Biehl Charter HS

Ezri Horne, New Mexico School for the Arts

 

 

2017 Honorable Mention Winners

Art Portfolio

Pilar Araiza, Albuquerque Academy

Carlos Griego, Del Norte High School

Sirena Ray, Albuquerque Academy

Rosa Sun, Albuquerque Academy

 

Ceramics & Glass

Alexandra Stevens, Albuquerque Academy

 

Comic Art

Joshua Courville, St. Pius X High School

 

Digital Art

Carlos Griego, Del Norte High School

Victor Lopez, Digital Arts & Tech Academy

Maria Metzger, Albuquerque Academy

Amber Price, Volcano Vista High School

Natalie Rauth, Media Arts Collaborative Charter School

Isabela Youree, Media Arts Collaborative Charter School

 

Drawing and Illustration

Blanca Banuelos, Del Norte High School

Isabel Benak, Albuquerque Academy

Ahtsaruaq Benally, Del Norte High School

Ahtsaruaq Benally, Del Norte High School

Ivan Castaneda, Hayes Middle School

Emily Castle, Albuquerque Academy

Jennifer Chee, Kirtland Middle School

Alison Clark, Eldorado High School

Aubrey Closson, Volcano Vista High School

Aubrey Closson, Volcano Vista High School

Margaret Doebling, Los Alamos High School

Makenzie Fisher, Albuquerque Academy

Asya Garcia, V Sue Cleveland High School

Isabelle Gurney, Albuquerque Academy

Alyssa Harvey, Kirtland Central High School

Ursa Johnson, Los Alamos High School

Ursa Johnson, Los Alamos High School

Maya Land, Albuquerque Academy

Leena Le, Albuquerque Academy

Sarah Lee, Albuquerque Academy

Ana Martin, Albuquerque Academy

Arthur Modine, Eldorado High School

Arthur Modine, Eldorado High School

Savina Romero, Albuquerque Academy

Connor Spears, Albuquerque Academy

Allison Thompson, Los Alamos High School

Mai Ly Torres Baker, Albuquerque Academy

Benjamin Walden, St Pius X High School

 

Editorial Cartoon

Lance Nez, Del Norte High School

 

Film & Animation

Makyle Brown, Del Norte High School

Somny Phaybouth, Del Norte High School

 

Mixed Media

Sergio Baca, Amy Biehl Charter High School

Emily Paul, Albuquerque Academy

Charlene Torres, Amy Biehl Charter High School

 

Painting

Merritt Barnwell, Albuquerque Academy

Rikki Begay, Shiprock High School

Alison Clark, Eldorado High School

Lily Dang, Albuquerque Academy

Lily Dang, Albuquerque Academy

Alexandra Dean, Albuquerque Academy

Alexandra Dean, Albuquerque Academy

Alijah Etcitty, Kirtland Middle School

Danielle Homer, Kirtland Middle School

Olivia Juedeman, Alamogordo High School

Ian Kee, Kirtland Central High School

James Mazer, Albuquerque Academy

James Mazer, Albuquerque Academy

Julia Potter, Albuquerque Academy

Magdalena Ramos Mullane, Albuquerque Academy

Savina Romero, Albuquerque Academy

Savina Romero, Albuquerque Academy

Savina Romero, Albuquerque Academy

Skyler Valdez, St Pius X High School

Sydney Whittredge, Manzano High School

Nayrija Yelloman, Kirtland Central High School

Kyronn Young, Volcano Vista High School

 

Photography

Eden Anderson, Grants High School

Sebastian Baca, Albuquerque Academy

Sheeleh Benally, Del Norte High School

Leo Bitsui, Del Norte High School

Lillian Brunacini, Albuquerque Academy

Hailee Cook, Arrowhead Early Clg High School

Hailee Cook, Arrowhead Early Clg High School

Hailee Cook, Arrowhead Early Clg High School

Josue Flores, Albuquerque Academy

Alissa Franco, Grants High School

Alissa Franco, Grants High School

Devyn Griego, Grants High School

Gregory Harris, Grants High School

Isabel Jerome, Albuquerque Academy

Mark Joseph, Albuquerque Academy

Emil Kennedy, Albuquerque Academy

Jeremy Long, Albuquerque ACTSO

Faith Main, Goddard High School

Kate Martinez, Berrendo Middle School

Maria Metzger, Albuquerque Academy

Mercy Moya, Albuquerque Academy

Raye Myers, Albuquerque Academy

Tessa Nunez, Grants High School

Areya Patterson, Grants High School

Areya Patterson, Grants High School

Areya Patterson, Grants High School

Emily Paul, Albuquerque Academy

Lorena Spencer, Grants High School

Rosa Sun, Albuquerque Academy

Rosa Sun, Albuquerque Academy

Lien Tang, Manzano High School

Lien Tang, Manzano High School

Charlene Torres, Amy Biehl Charter High School

Peyton Williams, Amy Biehl Charter High School

Peyton Williams, Amy Biehl Charter High School

Elle Wolfley, Albuquerque Academy

Elle Wolfley, Albuquerque Academy

Kyronn Young, Volcano Vista High School

 

Printmaking

Destiny Jones, Cesar Chavez Community School

Yoselin Vargas, Cesar Chavez Community School

 

Sculpture

Nathan Abraha, Albuquerque Academy

Rachel Bauer, Albuquerque Academy

Isabella Chimento-Unis, Rio Rancho High School

Isabel Collins, Albuquerque Academy

Audrey Colter, Albuquerque Academy

August Escandon, Albuquerque Academy

Ben Hess, Albuquerque Academy

Ezri Horne, New Mexico School For The Arts

AJ Leonard, Albuquerque Academy

Sophie Long, Albuquerque Academy

Jaden Medina-Torres, Los Alamos High School

Miguel Pellerano, Albuquerque Academy

Ady Sambandam, Albuquerque Academy

Caleb Shaw, Albuquerque Academy

Qiel Thompson, Albuquerque ACTSO