More MSA Artists Recognized in Creative Youth Awards

Congratulations to these additional MSA students recognized in the 2024 Creative Youth Awards! Only students are notified of their awards, so please let us know if your student earned an award in the competition held by the Bay Area Creative Foundation. In addition to cash prizes, students free year membership to MasterClass, an online learning platform streaming lessons by recognized masters of their craft.

Drawing & Painting

Special Award $100—Shem Rothbaum “Self-Love” whose piece is study on self-hatred. “Both of the people in the painting are me, to express the feeling of over-critique of myself,” Shem shares.

Special Award $100—Disa Doan
“I chose a skeleton as my subject to touch on the fact that everyone is the same underneath our muscle, skin and even personality. This fact if comforting in a way, knowing that we always can be connected by this even when we feel completely isolated and different,” Disa shares.


Exceptional Awards $200
Emily Everson
Owen VanBehren
Daniel Carson

Instrumental Music

Special Award—Jacob Egan, music performance


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