About the Artist

2016–2017
Jack and Jill 1st Place Winner

Theme:
My Favorite National Park

Name: Irene
Age: 12
State: Texas
Hobbies: Coloring and crafting
Favorite Food: All kinds
Dream Job: Not 100% sure yet
Dream Vacation: South Korea
Favorite Summer Activity: Swimming

About the Art

Method: Colored pencils and acrylic
Description: “Last summer, my family and I visited the Grand Canyon. I really loved how the colors of rock blended together and how the sun shone across the whole thing, making it one big masterpiece. When drawing this picture of the Grand Canyon, my imagination got mixed in and added a couple of other features that I didn’t see.”

2016–2017
Jack and Jill 2nd Place Winner

Theme:
My Favorite National Park

Name: Morgan
Age: 10
State: Maryland
Hobbies: Art, tennis, and basketball
Favorite Food: Pork dumplings
Dream Job: Computer animation
Dream Vacation: Paris
Favorite Summer Activity: Riding my bike

About the Art

Method: Acrylic paint
Description: “A puffin and the beautiful mountains and beaches at Acadia National Park.”

2016–2017
Jack and Jill 3rd Place Winner

Theme:
My Favorite National Park

Name: Nicole
Age: 13
State: Ohio
Hobbies: Piano, drawing, and violin
Favorite Food: Marshmallows
Dream Job: Artist, vet, or music teacher
Dream Vacation: Hawaii or Spain
Favorite Summer Activity: Going to China

About the Art

Method: Acrylic paint
Description: “The mountains and a river in Yellowstone National Park.”

2016–2017
Jack and Jill Readers' Choice Winner

Theme:
My Favorite National Park

Name: John
Age: 9
State: Tennessee
Hobbies: Art and basketball
Favorite Food: Tacos
Dream Job: Graphic designer
Dream Vacation: Australia
Favorite Summer Activity: Zoo

About the Art

Method: Copic markers
Description: “A baby bear hanging on a tree at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.”