Luna announces winners for COLORES Children's Drawing Contest
was organized by Palmetto & Luna, a non-profit organization
with the mission to foster an understanding of the Hispanic
culture by promoting artistic creation and generating spaces
of cultural expression for the community in the state. COLORES
Children’s Drawing Contest 2012 received an amazing
345 entries from Latino Children from 31 different cities
across the state. SC Latino children under 12 years old were
invited to submit a drawing, sketch or painting which depicted
their favorite fantastical creature. The contest offered prizes
to the top three drawings in two categories: 8 years and younger,
and 9-12 years.
The winners of COLORES Children’s Drawing Contest 2012
years and younger category:
Place: Daniela Villalobos Dominguez,
8 years, AC Moore Elementary School, Columbia SC.
Place: Jose Flores Calderon,
7 years, AC Moore Elementary School, Columbia SC.
Place (tie): Leticia Perez Gonzalez,
8 Years, Brooklyn Springs Elementary, Lancaster SC.
Place (tie): Susana Regazzo,
7 Years, Arden Elementary School, Columbia SC
to 12 years category:
Place: Abby Campuzano,
11 years, Campobello Gramling School, Campobello, SC.
Place: Natalia Garza-Puntos,
11 years, Maryville Elementary School, Georgetown
Place: Dulce Paredes,
9 years, Campobello Gramling School, Campobello, SC
again, we are very, very grateful for all the support received
from the community and from teachers all across the state.
It is quite an accomplishment to have this high number of
participants, 345 submissions!, for a contest that was organized
with minimal funding -but a lot of dedication and energy"
said Ivan Segura, Executive Director of Palmetto Luna "This
year we are not only posting the winners on our website but
a big selection of drawings. We want everyone to experience
the talent and creativity of our Hispanic children. The submissions
were always creative and we are very proud to have such a
talented and participative community"
Contest was organized by Palmetto Luna in collaboration with
LEER Family outreach, and it had the support of Verizon Wireless
and the South Carolina Arts Commission which receives support
from the National Endowment for the Arts.