Scholastic Awards Recognize the World's Next Great Artists

Friday, June 06, 2014

A drawing entitled "Sassy" by Ellie Braun. (Ellie Braun/The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers/flickr)

Since 1923, the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards have recognized the creative accomplishments of teenagers across the country. Previous winners include Truman Capote, Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath and Lena Dunham.

This week, Ellie Braun and Jack Rayson join their ranks.

Ellie is a 17-year-old gold medal winner in drawing, and Jack is an 18-year-old gold medal winner in the writing portfolio category. 


Check out Ellie's drawings below.


Ellie Braun and Jack Rayson

Hosted by:

Todd Zwillich

Produced by:

Jillian Weinberger


T.J. Raphael

Comments [1]

Stefan from NJ

Amazing! Ellie knows how to visualize emotions...
and here is a link to single work of another young artist:

Jun. 06 2014 09:38 PM

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