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Scholastic Art Award Winners

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards recognize student achievement in the visual and literary arts in 28 categories, including drawing and illustration, photography, flash fiction, poetry, film and animation, journalism, and more.

Since the program’s founding in 1923, the Awards have fostered the creativity and talent of millions of students, including renowned alumni who have gone on to become leaders in their fields, including Amanda Gorman, Tschabalala Self, Stephen King, Kay WalkingStick, Charles White, Joyce Carol Oates, and Andy Warhol.

Several Livingston High School students were named winners in the Fine Arts and Photography categories of  the 2023 Scholastic Art Award competition.

Gold Key winners will be honored at an exhibition that will run from March 4-25 at Gallery Aferro in Newark. The opening reception will be held on March 4 from 2-5pm. 

The following students won awards in the Fine Arts category:

Gold Key Winners

  • Aheri Basu 

  • Lisa Lu

Silver Key Winners

  • Isabella Hutabarat

  • Lisa Lu

  • Katherine Wu

Honorable Mentions

  • Brooke Kartagener

  • Katherine Li

  • Lisa Lu (2 artworks)

  • Katherine Wu

  • Kaitlyn Xie

The following students won in the Photography category:

Gold Key

  • Ben Lerner - The World's a Stage 

  • Jordana D'Andrea - Lost 

  • Alyssa Galasso - Coffee For One, Waiting For One More 

  • Skylar Greenberg - End Of The Journey

Silver Key

  • Chloe Lee - House of Secrets 

  • Teddi Scharf - Hidden On The Other Side 

  • Samantha Steiner - Catch Me If You CAN 

  • Sam Ganzburg - Sitting Duck 

  • Alexa Jung = Shrouded in Reflection 

  • Ava Yucht - Too Much Safety 

  • Sarah Zoller - Inside Alcatraz 

Honorable Mention

  • Ben Lerner - 1100 Years Later 

  • Noah Boxer - Hiding Spot 

  • Allie Grossbard - No Man's Land 

  • Devin Ross - Safe Space 

  • Michelle Rubinstein - Pose! & Under the Weather 

  • Emily Selikoff - Transforming Beauty of Nature