About the Artist

2017–2018
Jack and Jill 1st Place Winner

Theme:
My Imaginary Creature

Name: Camryn
Age: 12
State: Iowa
Hobbies: Softball, drawing, and violin
Favorite Food: Apples and oranges
Dream Job: Character designer at an animation studio
Dream Vacation: New York
Favorite Summer Activity: Softball

About the Art

Method: Prisma colors and tri-tone pencils
Description: “A mystical wolf with antlers in a cherry blossom forest.”

2017–2018
Jack and Jill 2nd Place Winner

Theme:
My Imaginary Creature

Name: David
Age: 11
State: Colorado
Hobbies: Drawing, writing, and reading
Favorite Food: Little Caesars cheese bread
Dream Job: Art teacher
Dream Vacation: Hawaii
Favorite Summer Activity: Playing basketball

About the Art

Method: Pencil and colored pencils
Description: “My imaginary monster is blue with blue eyes. He has claws on his hands and horns on his head. His name is Leo Da Monsta. He lives in a big castle with one room that he likes to draw in because it overlooks the beautiful Colorado mountains.”

2017–2018
Jack and Jill 3rd Place Winner

Theme:
My Imaginary Creature

Name: Drew
Age: 12
State: New York
Hobbies: Squash, lacrosse, and drawing
Favorite Food: Ice cream
Dream Job: Architect
Dream Vacation: Hawaii
Favorite Summer Activity: Swimming in the ocean

About the Art

Method: Colored pencils, watercolor, and white pen
Description: “My imaginary creature consists of a lion head, a stallion body, and crow wings.”

2017–2018
Jack and Jill Readers' Choice Winner

Theme:
My Imaginary Creature

Name: Payton
Age: 11
State: North Carolina
Hobbies: Reading and drawing
Favorite Food: Chicken nuggets
Dream Job: Author or artist
Dream Vacation: A month in Mexico
Favorite Summer Activity: Swimming

About the Art

Method: Gel pens
Description: “My creature is the humannyfishafroggyunidragacow. I wanted to take different parts of different animals and join them to let people see you don’t have to look normal to have friends or be included.”