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Scholarship Opportunity:

Sponsor: Art Educators of NJ Scholarship

Eligibility: any high school senior majoring in art or art education in college



Submit your artwork: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

2022, Regional Gold Key Portfolio, National Silver Medal Portfolio, Sofia Venezia

2022, Regional Gold Key, Raelynn Cui

2022, Regional Honorable Mention, Raelynn Cui

2022, Regional Gold Key, Brianna Fish

2022, Regional Honorable Mention, Joan Bonasera

2021, Regional Gold Key: Joan Bonasera, Twenty Degrees Fahrenheit

2021, Regional Gold Key: Isabelle Leung-Kahler, Kaiserslautern, DE

2021, Regional Silver Key: Isabelle Leung-Kahler, Glass Jars

2021, Regional Silver Key: Sofia Venezia, Division

2021, Regional Honorable Mention: Kristen McDonough, Eye of the Beholder

2020, Regional Honorable Mention: Sofia Venezia, Man of My Thoughts

2020, Regional Honorable Mention: Lexie Marcus, Antiques


Phillips' Mill Community Association Annual Youth Art Exhibition

2020, 3rd Place 3D: William May - "Strung"


Congressional Art Competetion

2021-2022 NJ District 12 (Congresswoman Bonnie Watson-Coleman) First Place - Raelynn Cui

2021-2022 NJ District 12 (Congresswoman Bonnie Watson-Coleman) Third Place - Joan Bonasera

2020-2021 NJ District 12 (Congresswoman Bonnie Watson-Coleman) Honorable Mention - Sofia Venezia - "Division"

2019-20 NJ District 12 (Congresswoman Bonnie Watson-Coleman) 5th Place - Seraphina Gillman - Glass

2018-19 NJ District 12 (Congresswoman Bonnie Watson-Coleman) 3rd Place: William May - "Who's there?"


Art Effect Contest, Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes

3 HVCHS Students were finalists in 2022: 2022 Finalists

2022 High School Second Place: Raelynn Cuil

2 HVCHS Students were finalists in 2021: 2021 Finalists

2021 Certificate of Excellence: Sofia Venezia,  Colonel Gail S. Halvorsen's Candy Land

5 HVCHS Students were finalists in 2020: 2020 Finalists

2020 Award of Excellence: Seraphina Gillman, And I Was Still Determined


Submit your artwork: Panorama HVCHS Literary and Art Magazine

Submit your artwork: Mercer County Art and Literary Magazine: Aspirations 

2022 Digital Copy

2021 Digital Copy

2020 Digital Copy 


There are several schools in the area that offer weekend classes for young adults. Please click the links below for information. Feel free to reach out with questions!


Tyler School of Art (Temple University): Continuing Education, Teen/Pre-College Programs


Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art (PAFA): Teen & Pre-College Programs 


Moore College of Art and Design


University of the Arts


Studio Incamminati Emerging Artists High School Program


Mason Gross School of the Arts (Rutgers University)


Artworks Trenton Youth Art League


Princeton Arts Council


The Putney School Summer Program