Announcing the Winning Entries in the 2022 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest

On Endangered Species Day, we are happy to announce the winning entries in the 2022 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest!

The judges completed the difficult task of selecting grade category, first place, and grand prize wining entries from the hundreds of inspiring and artistic submissions. We are grateful to each student who took the time to learn about endangered and threatened species and to depict this through their art.

Contest winners were selected by a panel of eight artists, photographers and conservationists.

The winning entries are below.

Grand Prize Winner: Rusty patched bumble bee by Ian DanaoRusty patched bumble bee

First Place: Piping Plover by Lucas Park
Piping Plover

K-2 Grade Category Winner: San Francisco Garter Snake by Marcus Li
San Francisco garter snake

3-5 Grade Category Winner: Barrens Topminnow by Celine Matthews

Barrens Topminnow

6-8 Grade Category Winner: Mexican Wolf by Rachel Zhu
Mexican wolf

9-12 Grade Category Winner: Gunnison Sage Grouse by Lanie Ramos
Gunnison sage-grouse

You can view all of the entries below:
2022 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest

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1 comment on “Announcing the Winning Entries in the 2022 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest

  1. How great to see a love of nature combined with a love of art. Bless all the artists for bringing joy and hope to the world!

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