More than 1, teens from 47 U. For many students, this will be the first public exhibition of their work as they walk in the footsteps of notable Awards alumni including Andy Warhol, Truman Capote and Sylvia Plath.
Media wishing to cover the event should RSVP to the contact on this release. This event will be free and open to the public during regular gallery hours at both the Sheila C.
At the start of the ceremony, Whoopi delivered the opening remarks, encouraging students to continue down their creative paths by believing in themselves.
Another spectacular highlight from this week: Throughout Thursday night, the iconic Empire State Building shined its tower lights in gold to honor the teen winners of the Awards.
The Alliance is grateful for its generous sponsors, who provide funds to support and produce all programs, including the Awards: Scholastic Inc.
Yesterday, June 11, these talented teens were honored at world-famous Carnegie Hall with a special National Ceremony, which incorporated a new social media twist! I hope that one day they will look back and remember it as fondly as I do.
That validation opened my mind to the possibility that I could have my life as an artist.