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Seven BGA Upper School Art Students Earn Awards in 2023 Scholastic Art Competition

Ten works, created by seven BGA art students, earned awards in the 2023 Middle Tennessee Scholastic Art Competition. 

The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards are the most prestigious recognition initiative for creative teens and the largest source of scholarships for young artists. Scholastic Art Awards alumni include artists Andy Warhol, Philip Pearlstein, Cy Twombly, Robert Indiana, Kay WalkingStick, Mozelle Thompson, Hughie Lee-Smith, and John Baldessari.

The Silver Key and Gold Key winning works will be displayed in the Frist Learning Center Great Hall at Cheekwood for the month of February. 

Congratulations to the following artists!

Junior Carter Harris
Gold Key for "Abdukadir"

Senior Gillian Baisden
Silver Keys for "Fluorescence," "Dad," and "Sirens"

Senior Grayson Douglas
Silver Key for "Kona"
Honorable Mention for "Living in Past Chapters"

Senior Keira Peterson
Honorable Mention for "Vanity"

Senior Andi Sanduski
Honorable Mention for "Philaphobia"

Senior Alice Wang
Honorable Mention for "Blossom of Youth"

Junior Olivia Whitley
Honorable Mention for "Sadik"