The Southern Illinois Regional Scholastic Art Awards have been announced.

Seth Higgerson won a Silver Key for his drawing, 'Comic Ideas'

Sydney Austin won a Honorable Mention for her photo 'Surrender' and a Gold Key for her painting 'Blinding'

In addition, Sydney's Gold Key award is one of only five regional 'Best of Shows' and will go on for further judging at the New York National Level.

The exhibition runs from Jan. 15 - Feb. 5 at Cedarhurst Art Museum in Mt. Vernon, IL