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Now Accepting Submissions!
December 1st — February 1st


THEMES FOR OUR UPCOMING CONTEST

Category 1: Post-Impressionist Art
(Ages 7-10 as of February 1st)
Incorporate one element of Post-impressionist art in your entry.
Here are a few elements common in post-impressionist art. Choose one to include in your artwork.


Category 2: Expressionist Art
(Ages 11-14 as of February 1st)
Incorporate one element of Expressionist art in your entry.
Here are a few elements common in Expressionist art. Choose one to include in your artwork.


Category 3: Surrealist Art
(Ages 15-19 as of February 1st)
Incorporate one element of Surrealist art in your entry.
Here are a few elements common in Surrealist art. Choose one to include in your artwork.

  • Symbols used to convey personal meaning (Example)
  • Concepts presented in an unusual manner (Example)
  • Distorted perspective (Example)
  • Highly imaginative scenarios portrayed (Example)

Sources:
For art history or other art-related materials, check out these vendors: Christian Book Distributors or Sonlight Curriculum.


See Rules & Guidelines for important instructions!


CATEGORY 1 (ages 7-10 as of February 1)

Theme: Impressionist Art


First Place Winner


Alethea Gard of New Mexico
“Sun Kissed”

Second Place Winner


Aubrey Thorn of Washington
“Aurora's Majesty”

Third Place Winner


Lindsey Brown of Maine
“Let Them Eat Cake”

Honorable Mention


Elizabeth Blattert of Indiana
“Horse Among Wildflowers”

Honorable Mention


Eleanor Sell of Wisconsin
“The Rice Field”

Finalists

  • Edgar Butler of Traverse City, MI
  • Ezra Ramirez of Orange, CA
  • Amarina LaBella of Biloxi, MS
  • Anthony Delmonico of Whitefish, MT
  • Lincoln Combs of Colorado Springs, CO
  • Averie Swanger of Spartanburg, SC
  • Emma Rose Ingenthron of Forsyth, MO
  • Maximus McGeorge of Mesa, AZ
  • Lindsey Brown of Ellsworth, ME
  • Katelyn Keller of Desoto, MO
  • Nolan Barger of Knightstown, IN
  • Ruthie Bosworth of Pembroke Pines, FL
  • Sadie Hartman of Menifee, CA
  • Isabelle Madden of Stratham, NH

CATEGORY 2 (ages 11-14 as of February 1)

Theme: Romantic Era Art


First Place Winner


Abigail Canutt of Oregon
“Starstruck in Spotlight”

Second Place Winner


Joshua Daniel of South Carolina
“The Tempest”

Third Place Winner


Maria Camargo Useche of Florida
“When Papers Flew Like Doves”

Honorable Mention


Jedidiah Mitchell of Washington
“The Tackle Shop”

Honorable Mention


Gabriel LaVine of Colorado
“A Moment in Time”

Finalists

  • Gemma Campbell of Lake Charles, LA
  • Elena Delzer of Suamico, WI
  • Mary Flerl of Chattanooga, TN
  • Tieg Malcolm of New Philadelphia, OH
  • Juliana Shellans of Bakersfield, CA
  • Jonathan Morrison of Purcellville, VA
  • Elisha Folsom of Placerville, CA
  • Chloe Symons of Hilton, NY
  • Grace Sutt of Clarksville, TN
  • Chloe Symons of Hilton, NY

CATEGORY 3 (ages 15-19 as of February 1)

Theme: Baroque Art


First Place Winner


Liberty Penosky of Illinois
“King Ruffy”

Second Place Winner


Hannah LePage of Kansas
“Lavender Field in Fall”

Third Place Winner


Sheridan Manning of Ohio
“Forbidden Fruit”

Honorable Mention


Ethan Jordan of Ohio
“Reel Life”

Honorable Mention


Rachael Behrman of Indiana
“Alabaster Tears”

Finalists

  • Ashlee Church of Apollo, PA
  • Jacey Crawford of Middletown, IN
  • Audrey Larson of Syracuse, UT
  • Megan Peel of Arlington, TN
  • Lauren Brown of Springfield, MO
  • Hannah Freeland of Knoxville, TN
  • Felicity Sarnoff of Aspers, PA
  • Grace Glymph of Pomaria, SC
  • Zoe Kuecker of Nashville, TN
  • Annalee Quarles of Madison, MS
  • Abigale Bell of Talladega, AL
  • Grace Westling of Chesapeake, VA
  • Bekah Fickling of Ahwahnee, CA
  • Matthew Cerha of Hamilton, NJ