Scholastic Art & Writing

Each year students can submit their art and writing to this competition.  The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are presented by the Plains Art Museum and the Red River Valley Writing Project at NDSU.  KAAP proudly sponsors the fees so students can submit their work.

Congratulations to the 2021 Scholastic Art Winners!

Aurora Olson
Aurora Olson

Life Shot

Karl Swenson
Karl Swenson

Stare of the Bison

Rebecca Ewertz
Rebecca Ewertz

Apple-a-Day

Karl Swenson
Karl Swenson

Looking into the Blue

Aurora Olson
Aurora Olson

Lost But Not Alone

Karl Swenson
Karl Swenson

Into the Chaos

Haylee Vansickle
Haylee Vansickle

Fierce, Terrible

Hope Hendrickson
Hope Hendrickson

The Land Through Time

Karl Swenson
Karl Swenson

Impending Storm

Karli Rossow
Karli Rossow

Lionhearted Lulu

Karl Swenson
Karl Swenson

Riding Over the Clouds

Aurora Olson
Aurora Olson

Growing the Moon

Karl Swenson
Karl Swenson

Yosemite Monolith

Congratulations to the 2021 scholastic Art winners!

Honorable Mention:  Rebecca Ewertz "Apple-a-Day"

Honorable Mention:  Aurora Olson "Life Shot"

Honorable Mention:  Aurora Olson "Lost But Not Alone"

Honorable Mention:  Aurora Olson "Growing the Moon"

Honorable Mention:  Karli Rossow "Lionhearted Lulu"

Honorable Mention:  Karl Swenson "Yosemite Monolith"

Honorable Mention:  Haylee Vansickle "Fierce, Terrible, and Grim"

Silver Key:  Hope Hendrickson  "The Land Through Time"

Silver Key:  Karl Swenson  "Looking into the Blue"

Silver Key:  Karl Swenson  "Stare of the Bison"

Silver Key:  Karl Swenson  "Into the Chaos"

Gold Key:  Karl Swenson  "Impending Storm"

Gold Key:  Karl Swenson  "Riding Over the Clouds"

Gold Key/American Visions Nominee:  Karl Swenson  "Blissful Dusk"

Congratulations to the 2021 scholastic writing winners!

Honorable Mention:  Kaitlyn Bice "Jan. 25, 2011"

Honorable Mention:  Auda Ilvedson "The House in the Field"

Honorable Mention:  Este Odegard "Ready or Not, Dana Comes"

Honorable Mention:  Hannah Vansickle "Silent Hurt"

Silver Key:  Karl Swenson  "Stolen Memories"

A special thank you to our KAAP supporters whose donations allow students like these winners

to enter contests and competitions with their art!

The 2021 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are presented by the Plains Art Museum and the Red River Valley Writing Project at NDSU.  

Award-winning works will be displayed at the Plains Art Museum in a special exhibition in the Starion Gallery from February 2 - March 15, 2021.  There will be a virtual awards ceremony at the Plains Art Museum on Saturday, March 13 from 5:30 - 8 p.m.  

Congratulations to the 2020 Scholastic Art Winners!

Karl Swenson
Karl Swenson

Overlooking the Mississippi

Carissa Goodmanson
Carissa Goodmanson

Treble Fading

Karl Swenson
Karl Swenson

Rainy Reflections

Olivia Abraham
Olivia Abraham

Smiling Eyes

Karl Swenson
Karl Swenson

Yosemite Overlook

Isaac Christmann
Isaac Christmann

Something in the Mist

Sarah Bartram
Sarah Bartram

Gerald

Karl Swenson
Karl Swenson

Leaning Tree in Winter

Karl Swenson
Karl Swenson

Silhouettes

Adelyne Bienek
Adelyne Bienek

Tumbling

Karl Swenson
Karl Swenson

Light Trails in Minneapolis

Isaac Christmann
Isaac Christmann

Chaos Collided

Congratulations to the 2020 scholastic writing winners!

Honorable Mention- Personal Memoir:  Madison Olien "A Lasting Light"

Silver Key- Writing Portfolio:  Levi Gilbertson "The Highs and Lows of Life"

Silver Key- Personal Memoir:  Gracie MacFarlane "Headstand? More Like Headfall"

Silver Key- Personal Memoir:  Jack Sherven  "Fly Like an Eagle"

Gold Key- Personal Memoir: Alexi Foss "A Lasting Memory"

 

A special thank you to our KAAP supporters whose donations allow students like these winners

to enter contests and competitions with their art!

The 2020 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are presented by the Plains Art Museum and the Red River Valley Writing Project at NDSU.  

Award-winning works will be displayed at the Plains Art Museum in a special exhibition in the Starion Gallery from February 4-March 7, 2020.  There will be an awards ceremony at the Plains Art Museum on Saturday, March 7 from 5:30 - 8 p.m.