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Ani Art Academies 3rd Annual Competition Winners Announced

Ani Art Academies would like to congratulate the winners of our 3rd Annual Drawing Competition!  A prestigious panel of judges including Joshua Rose, Kara Ross, Patrick Wilshire, Christine Serr, David Ethridge, and Tim Reynolds examined each drawing for the qualities that best represent an artist in true command of his or her talent.

We are thrilled to announce that the 1st place winner is awarded to Phil Kidd for his drawing, The Fall of Man.  Phil will be awarded a $100 gift card for Marquis Art & Frame and an Ani Art Academies’ Annual Drawing Competition Certificate of Recognition.  2nd place is awarded to Patricia Alonzo Diaz for her drawing, Mind Over Music.  Patricia will be awarded entry into the ARC Salon, one of the most challenging and diverse competitions for Representational artists today, and an Ani Drawing Competition Certificate of Recognition. A 3rd place tie is awarded to both Dan Christian for his drawing, The Oracle, and Elizardo Mojica, for his drawing, By Decree of Camelot.  Both will receive entry into the ARC Salon, as well as an Ani Drawing Competition Certificate of Recognition. 

Artists receiving honorable mention are (in no particular order), Elizardo Mojica, First Jump, Patricia Alonzo Diaz, Lost in a Dream, Fraelo Lantigua Garcia, Beautiful Sound, Saul Martinez Rodriguez, Dona Maria is a Punk Rocker, Nakorn Sriphet, Dreamer, Taffari Crawford, Life is Easy, Roneidy Caraballo Bonilla, Grand Finale, and Ana De La Cruz, Anyi’s Adventure, all of who will be awarded entry into the ARC Salon. 

Additional Awards of Merit are awarded to Nicole Adkisson, Ya Amar, Chelsea Herron, All the Young Dudes, and Stephen Sebald, John Henry.

We would like to extend our sincere gratitude to the panel of judges that assisted us in making this event a success.  Their time and expertise are thoroughly appreciated and we look forward to working with them in the future!  We would also like to thank Marquis Art & Frame for graciously donating a gift certificate to award to our first place winner, their kindness is thoroughly appreciated.