The Haimovicz Visual Arts Award is a prestigious accolade available to third-year high school students enrolled in a public or non-public high school in Montgomery County, Texas. Established by the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA) in 1995, this award is designed to recognize and reward those who demonstrate a commitment to the visual arts. The selection process for the Haimovicz Visual Arts Award is based on the merit of the original work submitted and on the candidate's commitment to the discipline of visual arts, not on their financial needs. A jury will select three winners each year.
Larisa is one of the many talented students who have been honored with this prize. She is involved in her school community; she is the senior president of the National Art Honor Society and editor-in-chief of her school newspaper, The Tide. Larisa's works have been featured in several local and national galleries, such as the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown, the School 33Art Center in Baltimore, the Friends of the Yellow Barn Studio in Glen Echo, the Pratt Manhattan Gallery in New York, the Crocker Museum of Art in California, and more. Ben is another student who has been awarded this prize. In addition to devoting himself to the visual arts, Ben is a cellist in the Youth Philharmonic of the Washington Youth Orchestra Program.
He plans to study cinematography and multimedia arts and pursue a career in independent film communities working to amplify voices in media that are least heard. He will attend the Rhode Island School of Design this fall and aspires to pursue a career in the visual arts. This year's event will once again feature collaborative performances by APSU and community arts groups. Haimovicz wanted to encourage young people to enjoy their creativity when they were still young, as well as to develop and pursue their talent in the visual arts. The Haimovicz Visual Arts Prize is an excellent opportunity for young people in Montgomery County, Texas to be recognized for their commitment to visual arts. It provides them with an opportunity to gain recognition for their hard work and dedication. The award is open to all third-year high school students enrolled in a public or non-public high school in Montgomery County, Texas.
The selection process is based on merit and commitment to visual arts, not financial need. The jury will select three winners each year who will receive recognition for their hard work and dedication. The award was created by CECA with a mission to recognize and reward those who demonstrate a commitment to visual arts. It provides an excellent opportunity for young people in Montgomery County, Texas to be recognized for their dedication and hard work.