[応募案内 Application Guide]  [過去の優秀作品 Awarded Essays in the Past] [筑波大学芸術専門学群 School of Art and Design, University of Tsukuba]

英語エッセイ選考結果 The Prize winners in the English contest

大賞 Grand Prize (one entry)

Mana Davies-Cooke (The Grey Coat Hospital, UK) "Tower – reflections on ‘In Praise of Shadows’ by Junichiro Tanizaki"

優秀賞 Award for Excellence (four entries)

Hilda Ivanova (18th "William Gladstone" School, Bulgaria) "The meadow"

Kate Lo (R. A. McMath Secondary School, Canada) "One Step Closer"

Meenakshi Pramod Nair (Roma Mitchell Secondary College, Australia) "Toska"

Saanvi Wadhwa (Amity International School, India) "The Clash of Doctrines"

入選 Winning Entries (seven entries)

Evelyn de Gruyther (Ribston Hall High School, UK) "Art is Experience"

Anant Lamba (Amity International School, India) "Artistic Imperfections"

Aida Rasekhi (Roma Mitchell Secondary College, Australia) "My journey back to art"

Zhang Shuyi (Xiamen yingcai school, China) "The spirit of craftsmen in the depths of the desert"

YuTao Si (R.A. McMath Secondary School, Canada) "Nature, the Soul"

Toki Miono (土岐美桜乃 青森県立青森高等学校 Aomori High School, Japan) "Nebuta is not only visual art"

Winita Wangsrikhun (The Prince Royal's College, Thailand) "Flightless Birds"

The Art Writer Award for High School Students is an essay contest that gives students the opportunity to develop the ability to convey their ideas and think about art in their own words.
This year we welcome essays written in English for the first time.


2019年11月30日 英語エッセイの選考結果を公開しました。

2019年10月28日 英語エッセイの結果発表を2019年11月に変更します。

2019年8月27日 第8回高校生アートライター大賞への文化庁後援が決定しました。

2019年7月1日 日本語エッセイの応募受付を開始しました。

2019年5月31日 英語エッセイの応募を締め切りました。12か国から51編の応募がありました。

2019年4月8日 ウェブサイトを開設しました。

News Updates

November 30, 2019 The Prize winners in the English contest were announced.

October 28, 2019 Announcement of Results of Essays in English was rescheduled to November 2019.

August 27, 2019 Agency for Cutural Affairs (Government of Japan) announced official support for the eighth Art Writer Award for High School Students.

July 1, 2019 Application for the essays in Japanese started.

May 31, 2019 Application period for the essays in English ended. We accepted 51 applications from 12 countries.

April 8, 2019 Launch of the website.


◎ 制作体験 自分が作品をつくった体験をもとに書く
◎ 作品探究 アーティストがつくった作品について書く
◎ 芸術支援 アートと人々の交流について書く

募集開始 2019年7月1日(月)
応募締切 2019年10月9日(水) 
結果発表 2020年1月ウェブ上にて
賞 〈賞状・記念品〉
大賞3編/ 優秀賞17編/ 入選30編/ 学校賞


Essays in Japanese
Write a 2,000-Japanese-character essay about your view on art.

Essay Topic Themes
• Creative Experience: Write about your experience of creating art work.
• Work Research: Write about the work that a professional artist created.
• Artistic Support: Write about the interaction between art and people.

Opening Date for Applications: July 1, 2019 (Mon)
Application Deadline: October 9, 2019 (Wed)
Announcement of Results: January 2020 (online)
Grand Prize – 3 entries / Award for Excellence – 17 entries / Winning Entries – 30 entries / School Prize

[Go to the Application Guide for Essays in Japanese]


Essays in English
Application period for the Essays in English ended.

主催 筑波大学芸術専門学群
後援 文化庁 全国高等学校美術工芸教育研究会 国際美術教育学会InSEA
協力 COPIC ターナー色彩株式会社 トゥールズ筑波大学売店 リキテックス
企画 筑波大学芸術支援研究室

Hosted by the School of Art and Design, University of Tsukuba
Endorsed by the Agency for Cutural Affairs (Government of Japan)
Endorsed by the National Association of Art and Craft in High School
Endorsed by the International Society for Education Through Art – InSEA
Cooperated by COPIC, Turner Color Inc., Tools University of Tsukuba Shop, Liquitex
Directed by the Art Environment Support Course in the University of Tsukuba

〒305-8574 茨城県つくば市天王台1-1-1  筑波大学芸術専門学群 
TEL 029-853-2821(芸術支援 直江研究室)
naoe[at] ([at]を@に変えて入力してください。)

Art Writer Award for High School Students
Professor Toshio Naoe
Faculty of Art and Design, University of Tsukuba
1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki-ken, 305-8574 Japan
Tel/Fax +81-29-853-2821
naoe[at] (Replace [at]with @