Marlowe Pody, a sophomore at Seattle’s Garfield High, won an
American Visions Medal for her work, “jin,” a digitally painted portrait, in the annual Scholastic Arts and Writing competition — the most prestigious and longest running art and writing competition in the United States.
Christine Kim, a Kamiak High School 12th grader, also won an American Visions Medal for her painting, “Underwater Vibrancy.”
Out of the 320,000 works submitted in 2016, only 89 received American Vision Medals.
Notable mentions from Washington state: Silver Medal winners Jessica Phung, Yoon Jung Choi, and MinJung Jessica Kim.
Award recipients will be honored at the National Ceremony at Carnegie Hall on June 2, and will have their work showcased in galleries in New York City.