2018 Winners

Congratulations 2018 Winners!

Thank you for participating in this year's competition. We are "living in wonder" that this is our 5th year of hosting this art competition! Thank you to all our participants and this year's sponsor, Recreation Solutions, LLC. We are pleased to hear how this competition has inspired your youth and pushed them to think and create. Creation is a wonderful process and we love seeing what comes of their efforts. We love giving reasons for youth to create expressions of themselves.

A huge THANK YOU to our talented judges who volunteered their time to helping with this competition. Winners will be emailed award certificates and sent cash prizes. All our participants make this competition possible. Thank you for your support. Please consider donating to or sponsoring next year's event, a lot or a little, everything helps.

Listed below are all the winners of our 2018 "Living in Wonder" competition. The titles of the winning entries are hyperlinks to see the work on our Facebook page.

Fine Art- Drawing

Grades K-2:                                                                                  
1st Place: William Cope, "Golden Ninja"
2nd Place: Samuel Call, "Beach"
3rd Place: Sophia Park, "Buck from 'Call of the Wild'"

Grades 3-5:
1st Place: Ariana Madatyan, "My World"
2nd Place: Skye Timothy, "Sunrise"
3rd Place: Ella Safaryan, "Self Portrait"

Grades 6-8:                                          
1st Place: Kayla Staten, "Mystic"
2nd Place: Serena Rogers, "Change is Possible"
3rd Place: Eliza Tiszai, "Stargazing"

Grades 9-12:
1st Place: Naomi Call, "Paint My Eyes"
2nd Place: Beth Jacks, "Dreamscape"
3rd Place: Emily Cai, "Live in Wonder"

 

Fine Art- Painting

Grades K-2:                                                                                  
1st Place: Nala Ghadiman, "Monarch Butterfly"
2nd Place: Samuel Call, "I Love Nature"

Grades 3-5:
1st Place: Isabella Avasapian, "My City"
2nd Place: Abigail Gordon, "Ballerina"
3rd Place: Modest Fly Art student, "Luna on the Moon"

Grades 6-8:
1st Place: Demi Sedrakyan, "My Ocean"
2nd Place: Modest Fly Art student, "The Moon"
3rd Place: Amin Rostamlou, "Peace"

Grades 9-12:
1st Place: Danielle Xu, "Pray"
2nd Place: Naomi Call, "As I Watched Them"
3rd Place: Eliah Jade Rogers, "Creation is Wonder"

 

Fine Art- Digital

Grades K-2:
1st Place: Samuel Call, "Fun at the Sea"

Grades 3-5:
1st Place: Katie Cuevas, "Galactic"
2nd Place: Sophia Call, "Joy"

Grades 6-8:                                          
1st Place: Aureja Stanyte, "Magical Sunset"

Grades 9-12:
1st Place: Naomi Call, "Light of Wonder"
2nd Place: Kaitlyn Andrus, "Fire Fairy"

 

Literature        

Grades K-2:
1st Place: Samuel Call, "Wonder"

Grades 3-5:
1st Place: Sophia Call, "Wonder"

Grades 9-12:
1st Place: Mabel Ji, "Wanderers"
2nd Place: Kjerstin Cope, "Awake!"

 

Dance Composition

Grades 3-5:                                                                                  
1st Place: Sophia Call, "Wonderful"
2nd Place: Skye Timothy, "Dance of Souls"

Grades 6-8:                                                                                  
1st Place: Aleya Bierma, "Blackbird Fly"
2nd Place: Serena Rogers, "Dance in Wonder"

Grades 9-12:
1st Place: Eliah Jade Rogers, "Never Satisfied"

 

Music Composition

Grades K-2:
1st Place: William Cope, "The Octopus"
2nd Place: Samuel Call, "Wonder is Wonderful"

Grades 3-5:   
1st Place: Sophia Call, "What's the Answer"
2nd Place: Maryanne Cope, "Surprise!"

Grades 6-8:                                                                                  
1st Place: Sydney Call, "Living in Wonder"
2nd Place: Serena Rogers, "Find the Joy"
3rd Place: Robert Cope, "Troubles"

Grades 9-12:
1st Place: Naomi Call, "Wonder!"
2nd Place: Marja Wells, "The Sun After the Storm"
3rd Place: Eliah Jade Rogers, "Time is too Short"

 

Film

Grades 3-5:                                        
1st Place: Cooper Park, "One Day..."
2nd Place: Sophia Call, "3D Printer"
3rd Place: Skye Timothy, "Happy Birthday Kiki"

Grades 9-12:
1st Place: Kaitlyn Andrus, "Rise"

 

Photography- Edited

Grades K-2:                                                                                  
1st Place: Samuel Call, "3D Wonder"                                                                       

Grades 6-8:
1st Place: Caleb Gordon, "Up Up and Away"
2nd Place: Sydney Call, "luminous"

Grades 9-12:
1st Place: Naomi Call, "Candy Aisle Commercialism"
2nd Place: Faith O'Connor, "Wonders of the Sky"
3rd Place: Ian Timothy, "Links of Light"

 

Photography- Non Edited

Grades K-2:                                                                                  
1st Place: Samuel Call, "Winter Wonderland"
                                                                           
Grades 3-5:
1st Place: Sophia Call, "Sunset"

Grades 6-8:
1st Place: Chloe Gordon, "Running on the Sky"
2nd Place: London Timothy, "Nativity Light"
3rd Place: Serena Rogers, "Beauty"

Grades 9-12:
1st Place: Naomi Call, "Inner Peace"
2nd Place: Eliah Jade Rogers, "Shining as You"
3rd Place: Yuqing Liu, "timeless wonder"

 

People's Choice Award

"William and I" by Kate Goodvin

 

Grand Prize Nominees

"Running on the Sky" by Chloe Gordon
"Wanderers" by Mabel Ji
"Pray" by Danielle Xu
"Paint my Eyes" by Naomi Call
"One Day..." by Cooper Park
"Never Satisfied" by Eliah Jade Rogers
"Up Up and Away" by Caleb Gordon
"Fire Fairy" by Kaitlyn Andrus
"Wonder!" by Naomi Call

 

Grand Prize Winner

"Never Satisfiedby Eliah Jade Rogers