Nick Espinosa at work. Photo Credit: Danny Guy
Ordinary things in weird situations,” explains Nicholas Espinosa, pointing at his Scholastic Award-winning sculpture. That’s how “Xanthous,” (Greek for yellow) came to be: but it was just the beginning of Nick’s summer adventure.
“It’s a regular fire hydrant, but it’s twisted up as if it’s going to take off into the air,” notes Espinosa, a rising junior at Coral Reef High School in Miami. And take off it did, lifting him up and transporting him cross-country from South Florida to spend three weeks making art at Interlochen Arts Camp in rural Michigan! Read More
Max Seiler dropping of his Award-winning sculpture, Traverse, for the ART.WRITE.NOW National Exhibition.
Who knew that a sculpture made of suitcases could merit a Gold Medal? Eighteen-year-old Max Seiler packed his bags into a 2012 Award-winning sculpture, Traverse. Now a senior at Bethlehem Central Senior High School in Delmar, NY, Max decided to enter his work again this year after winning five regional awards in 2011 from The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. We had the opportunity to chat with him when he visited the Alliance to hand-deliver Traverse for the ART.WRITE.NOW National Exhibition. You can see it too, along with other Gold Award-winning work, at the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center at Parsons The New School for Design from June 1–16. Read More