Winners of the 2017 SAVE THE FROGS! Art Contest

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We are pleased to announce the winners and honorable mentions of the inaugural SAVE THE FROGS! Art Contest! The contest received 163 entries from eight countries (USA, South Africa, Singapore, Italy, Iran, China, Belgium & Australia). Without further ado, we are pleased to announce the 2017 SAVE THE FROGS! Art Contest Grand Prize Winner:

2017 Grand Prize Winner

Caroline Spackman
Hong Kong, China

Artist Statement:
“I’ve always been very passionate about visual arts and hope to pursue it as a career in the future! Thank you so much for the opportunity and everything Save the Frogs does!”

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Caroline Spackman’s Grand Prize Winning Frog Art.

Congratulations to Caroline! Read on to find out who the other winners and honorable mentions are…and to see the finalists’ best photos!

2nd Prize Winner

Jessie Robertson
North Carolina
Art: “This piece was originally made traditionally, with sharpies and watercolors. I then scanned it in and edited it in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Flash to turn it into its current vector state.
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“Considering all of the other beautiful pieces I went up against, I am elated to have gotten second place!”
— Jessie Robertson

3rd Prize Winner

Leon Ma

Artist Statement:
“Frogs don’t talk even when they have pain. We can help them say the words.”
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Prize winning frog art by Leon Ma

Honorable Mentions

Will Hazzard
Kelly Hazzard
Amy Luo
JiaLin Li
Madison Fan
Sedona Spaeth
Wing Kuan Rory
Mana Sorahi
Viktoriya Kukarekina
Celine Chong
Avery B
Pablo Deschepper
Zoila Mata

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Frog art by SAVE THE FROGS! Volunteer Zoila Mata

The Gallery Of Finalists

Enjoy the Gallery of Finalists below! All these photos received votes of approval from at least one of our two judges. You can view a larger version of the gallery here. Click on any of the photographer’s info to expand the view and see all their honorably mentioned submissions.

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Darwin’s frog (Rhinoderma darwinii) by Pablo Deschepper, Belgium

Thanks to all the artists for entering the contest and congratulations to the winners and honorable mentions! Thanks to Margot Fass for her assistance with the contest. Thanks to Sheri and Justin for promoting the contest.

We hope you will spread the word about amphibians to your fellow artists!

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