The School Art League recognizes a professional artist or an art educator at the annual ceremony at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. 


The Youth Friends Award
Presented to Lady Pink, Artist

For outstanding service to art education and inspiring young artist to recognize their creative potential.  This award acknowledges her talent, imagination, integrity, and the generosity of time given to New York City art students.  


The Charles Marshall Robertson Memorial Award

The Charles Marshall Robertson Memorial Award is presented in memory of Charles Marshall Robertson, Dean Emeritus of Pratt Institute, who served as President of The School Art League from 1965 through 1988.  This award is granted to an exceptional artist who has made a significant contribution to students in New York City public schools.


Art Educator Awards Sponsored by School Specialty, Inc. Presented to the art teachers who have mentored and supported the 2017 School Art League award and scholarship recipients.

Katherine Collins........High School of Fashion Industries

Jane Felber...............Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School

Barbara Frohman........William C. Bryant High School

James Harrington.........High School of Art & Design

Dr. Jane Kahn............Frank Sinatra School of the Arts 

Michael Mason...........Francis Lewis High School 

Heather O’Connell......Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School