Jan 5, 2012 - Jan 27, 2012


Free and open to the public. Detail of “Ackenkrak” by Thomas Pinkava, Age 12.


ART.WRITE.NOW is the first-ever traveling exhibition showcasing teen-produced, winning artwork from the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.  The Tour makes stops in Chicago, Portland, New Orleans and Philadelphia.  The stop in Portland at PNCA includes the winning works of four Portland teenagers ranging from 7th to 12th grade.
Artists and writers showcased in ART.WRITE.NOW follow in the footsteps of distinguished alumni of the Awards, including: Robert Redford, Andy Warhol, Zac Posen, Richard Avedon, Joyce Carol Oates, Sylvia Plath, John Lithgow, Ned Vizzini, Abdi Farah (winner of the Bravo reality show Work of Art: The Next Great Artist) and John Baldessari.
ART.WRITE.NOW Tour 11/12 exposes audiences nationwide to the most stunning examples of work from the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. These incredible emerging artists, writers and filmmakers were selected as the “best in the country” by top professionals in the visual and literary arts.

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