Thank you so much for your outpouring of “frog and environmental” love. The 5th Annual Frogs Are Green Kids Art Contest with 973 diverse artworks from 32 countries was the widest global reach yet! I want to thank my judges: Laura Skolar, Christine Wiltanger, Greg Spalenka, Greg Brickey, Derek May, Mark T. Smith, and Emma Lam.
Each 1st place WINNER in the age group categories: (3-6, 7-9, 10-12, and 13-15) win a prize, so please contact us. Other winners receive an official certificate by email, detailing where they placed, so contact us for that as well. All other children will be able to download a participation certificate via this website soon.
And now… for the Winners!
Age Group 3-6
1st Place Winner, Kardelen Koc, Turkey; 2nd Place Winner, Liam Cheng, New York; 3rd Place Winner Vinci Chan Wing Chi, Hong Kong.
Honorable Mentions: Jessen Whelchel, California; Lucy Krimmel, California; Liam Malinsky, Hoboken, New Jersey; Liu Tsz Chun, Hong Kong; Stephen Lu, South Brunswick, NJ.
Age Group 7-9
1st Place Winner, Justin Hou, New Mexico; 2nd Place Winner, Mofan Qu, South Brunswick, New Jersey; 3rd Place Winner, Grace Demarest, California.
Honorable Mentions: Aditri Chauhan, Piscataway, New Jersey; Csenge Markus, Hungary; Dhanvi Sayani, Dubai, UAE.
Age Group 10-12
1st Place Winner, Roshni K.R., India; 2nd Place Winner, Doga Tansug, Turkey; 3rd Place Winner, Ada Zeylan, Turkey; 4th Place Winner, Rana Taki, Turkey.
Honorable Mentions: Elif Ersoz, Turkey; Fatahillah Faisal Rizqiawan, Indonesia; Joshua Lim Kah Lok, Malaysia; Mercen Turkmen, Turkey; Zakiyah Hasanah, Indonesia.
Age Group 13-16
1st Place Winner, Irene Qiao, USA; 2nd Place Winner, Arushi Aggarwal, India; 3rd Place Winner, Dayanna Franco, Liberty HS, New Jersey.
Honorable Mentions: Cristina Maria Simion, Romania; Lena Sutanti, Indonesia; Lily Liu, Canada; Marian Patrisia, Romania.
Best Environmental Art
1st Place Winner, Olivia Xu, New Jersey, USA; 2nd Place Winner, Irene Qiao, USA; 3rd Place Winner, Cynthia Cao, USA.
Honorable Mention: Lena Sutanti, Indonesia.
Best Black and White Art
1st Place Winner, Sude Dogan, Turkey; 2nd Place Winner, Lee Xin Yee, Malaysia; 3rd Place Winner, Oliver Perrone, Hungary.
Best 3D Art
1st Place Winner, Ioana Vallimarescu, Romania; 2nd Place Winner, Margaret Chen, Michigan, USA; 3rd Place Winner, Alexander Franco, Jersey City, NJ.
Honorable Mentions: Dilan Sendan, Turkey; Elizabeth Manthey, Plymouth, Wisconsin; Niamh Ni Iceadha, Ireland; Trisha Sayani, Dubai, UAE.
Best Typographic “Frogs Are Green”
1st Place Winner, Afreen Kapoor, India; 2nd Place Winner, Dhanayra Lara, MS #7, Jersey City, NJ, USA.
Honorable Mentions: Angel Sealtiel S. Munoz, Philippines; Pranav Vijay Chhatbar, India.
Best of Jersey City
1st Place Winner, Reshma Modi; 2nd Place Winner, Amir Shadkam; 3rd Place Winner, Rachel Shneberg; all from Jersey City, New Jersey, USA.
Honorable Mentions: Giancarlo Quesda; Nishat Poppy; Sarah Mongare; Shane Meledathu, from Jersey City, NJ.
– Susan Newman, founder, Frogs Are Green, Inc. A NJ nonprofit organization.