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Duck Tape® has always been a fallback tool for DIY repairs, but we’re seeing it used more and more as a medium by many artists. In fact, there’s been a steady increase in the number of art submissions made with duct tape over the years, and we’ve now created a unique opportunity for students to express their artistic skills using Duck Tape®.

Through this special partnership, one student will receive a $500 cash prize for their submission made with Duck Tape® in the 2014 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, which are currently open! Read More

Courtney Vassar. "Grumbacher Red." Grade 12, Age 17. 2010 American Visions Medal, Painting.

The Mixed Media category of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is one of our oldest: it’s been around since the mid-1950s and has made an appearance in our program every year since then. You might be wondering: “What’s so special about that?” Well, we’re glad you asked. It was around the mid-1950s that the company sponsoring this category launched one of the most revolutionary art mediums of the 20th century. Read More

"Consume." Haley Flora, Grade 12. 2010 Gold Medal, Mixed Media. Materials: found wood and acrylic.

Without a doubt, Mixed Media is one of the most interesting art categories of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. But “Mixed Media” is easy to mix up. So we wanted to share a few tips with you to keep in mind when submitting a Mixed Media work to the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Read More