SCHOLASTIC ART & WRITING AWARDS MARKS 100 YEARS OF CELEBRATING YOUNG ARTISTS AND WRITERS
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New York Life Recognized with Alliance for Young Artists & Writers' Leadership Award
In the centennial program year, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards received more than 300,000 works of art and writing submissions from more than 100,000 students in every state in the nation,
The evening also included the presentation of the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers' Leadership Award to long-term partner and Centennial Sponsor New York Life. In conjunction with the Awards' 100th anniversary, the New York Life Foundation has committed a
"Together with the Alliance, we are proud to offer the New York Life Award to feature the art and writing works by young people who are courageous enough to explore personal grief, death, and bereavement. Providing a creative outlet for students to express their feelings about loss is more important than ever, as we continue to grapple the tremendous human toll and mental health issues caused by the pandemic," said President of New York Life Foundation and SVP, Corporate Responsibility, New York Life Heather Nesle.
Following the Ceremony, the Awards' Centennial Gala took place at the legendary
The Alliance announced a number of significant gifts from generous individuals and institutions in conjunction with the Awards' Centennial year. The organization is a beneficiary of gifts in memory of
Video and photos from the 2023 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards National Ceremony at Carnegie Hall can be found here: http://mediaroom.scholastic.com/artandwriting
About the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
Founded in 1923, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are presented by the 501(c)3 nonprofit organization the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, and are made possible through the generosity of Scholastic Inc., the New York Life Foundation, The Maurice R. Robinson Fund, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Command Companies, The Herb Block Foundation, The Jay Pritzker Foundation, Quad, Blick Art Materials, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the National Endowment for the Arts, The New York Times, DHIFI, Inc., RBC Foundation USA, Morgan Stanley, Change CX, Lindenmeyr Book Publishing Papers, Garcia Family Foundation, and numerous other individual, foundation, and corporate funders; and, for the National Student Poets Program, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Hearthland Foundation, the Poetry Foundation, and Academy of American Poets.
For more information about the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, visit artandwriting.org. Additional details about the Awards can be found in the Scholastic media room: http://mediaroom.scholastic.com/artandwriting.
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SOURCE Alliance for Young Artists & Writers
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