Awards for Student Artists 

The work of Burroughs students was recently recognized in three juried art shows: 

Southern Illinois University­-Edwardsville High School Juried Art Exhibition
This annual juried exhibit, organized by the department of art and design at SIU-E, recognizes outstanding work made by high school students in the St. Louis metro area.

Audrey Pinson '21: Cleveland School
Katie Whiteford '21: Dimensions of a Cat
Cecilia Gossow '21: Edge of Forgotten
Ritvik Kumar '21: Murky Light 
Rishu Kumar '21: The Soccer Player 
Emma Sock '21: Heart to Heart
Zoe Scully '21: Specimen 
Katie Xu '21: Sonder (Image below)

View the virtual exhibit here


Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
This is the nation’s longest-running, most prestigious recognition initiative for high school artists and writers, and the largest source of scholarships for creative teens.

Vanessa Polk '22: Through the Looking Glass (Gold Key, photography). (Image below.)
Teresa Jiang '22: Sea Crest’s Secrets (Gold Key, drawing)America's Greatest Epidemic is Prejudice (Silver Key, digital art)Field of Vision (Honorable Mention, digital art)Bird's Eye View (Honorable mention, drawing)Perfect Lawn Phenomenon (Honorable Mention, painting).


St Louis Artists' Guild Emerson Young Artists Exhibition
This is a juried, all-media exhibition of artwork created by high school students between 15 and 19 years old residing within 150 miles of the St. Louis Artists’ Guild.

Cecilia Gossow '21 Edge of Forgotten
Vanessa Polk '22 Through the Looking Glass
Ella Galvin '22: Breathe (Image at top)
Holly Wei '21: Untitled
Emma Sock '21: Heart to Heart
Zoe Scully '21: Specimen — recipient of the 2021 Emerson Scholarship (Image below)
Eva Kappas '22: Untitled
Katie Xu '21: Sonder
Sahara Asher '24:The Runaway Girl — awarded an honorable mention
Teresa Jiang '22: Identity Crisis
Xavier Silva '21: Untitled — awarded an honorable mention
Claire Harkins '21: Grandma’s Photobook
Maggie Gosnell '24: Casted Slump I

View the virtual exhibit here