CDS students recognized in WNC Regional Scholastic Art Awards

Pictured: "A Moment of Quiet" by Genevieve Beatty '20

Congratulations to the following CDS students for being recognized in the WNC Regional Scholastic Art Awards, sponsored by Asheville Art Museum (2 South Pack Square, Asheville, NC) with the assistance of its volunteer docents and support from the Asheville Area Section of the American Institute of Architects. Students in grades 7–12 from across our region submit work for this highly competitive, juried competition.

Carolina Day School honorees are:

Gold Key

Genevieve Beatty '20

  • "Just Me" (Drawing & Illustration)   

  • "Facets of Femininity" (Art Portfolio)

  • "Light Wave" (Future New)   


Silver Key

Genevieve Beatty '20

  • "A Moment of Quiet" (Painting)

  • "Perfect Size" (Drawing & Illustration)   

  • "Morning Routine" (Drawing & Illustration)   

  • "Alumini" (Future New) 


Christine Koppi '21

  • "Stricken" (Ceramics & Glass)     


Julia Matin '21

  • "Freezing Point" (Ceramics & Glass) 


Honorable Mentions


Holly Gill '24

  • "Words Have Meaning" (Collage)


Lillian Joyner  '20

  • "Woman of the Sea and Sky" (Drawing & Illustration)


Christine Koppi  '21

  • "Pas d'Ail" (Ceramics & Glass)

  • "Sein" (Ceramics & Glass)


Julia Matin  '21

  • "Short and Stout" (Ceramics & Glass)



A selection of artwork receiving regional awards is on view in the Blossman Companies Education Gallery and the Multipurpose Space at the museum February 1–March 9, 2020. 

All regional award recipients will be honored at a ceremony on Sunday, February 9, 1:30 p.m. at the Wortham Center for Performing Arts (18 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC) with a reception immediately following at the museum.

Regional Gold Key recipients’ work will be sent to the National Scholastic Art competition hosted by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers.

For more information on the WNC Regional Scholastic Art Awards, visit