Winning Artists Announced for 2015 Calendar

The Preston Royal Library Friends announced the winners of the 2015 calendar art competition on Nov. 13.

The sales of the calendar will support the PRL Friends’ donations to the Preston Royal Library Branch. The art was judged independently, and the winning works will be displayed at the library.

A reception will also be held to recognize the artists on Nov. 20 at 3:45 p.m. It is open to the public. Winners are listed after the jump.

Gabriela Benavides, seventh grade, Dealey International Academy
(Interpretation of Sun Mother Wakes the World by Diane Wolkstein)

Desteny Briones, sixth grade, Dealey International Academy
(Interpretation of The Emperor’s Silent Army by Jane O’Connor)

Amanda Flores, third grade, Kramer Elementary School
(Interpretation of When Autumn Falls by Kelli Nidey)

Valeria Garcia, first grade, Kramer Elementary School
(Interpretation of Me, I Am by Jack Prelutsky)

Brenda Gutierrez, fifth grade, Pershing Elementary School
(Interpretation of Picasso, Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Artists by Mike Venezia)

Jasleen Kaur, fourth grade, Preston Hollow Elementary School
(Interpretation of Bake Sale by Sara Varon)

Jack Levy, kindergarten, Dealey International Academy
(Interpretation of Elmer by David McKee)

Gabriela Lima, fourth grade, Pershing Elementary School
(Interpretation of Picasso and the Girl with the Ponytail by Laurence Anholt)

Peyton Militello, second grade, Kramer Elementary School
(Interpretation of Van Gogh and the Sunflowers by Laurence Anholt)

Isaac Molina, first grade, Pershing Elementary School
(Interpretation of Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt by Deborah Hopkins)

Ezra Pedraza, fourth grade, Preston Hollow Elementary School
(Interpretation of Nate the Great by Marjorie W. Sharmat)

Carter Sido, fourth grade, Preston Hollow Elementary School
(Interpretation of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling)

Tristan Theeringer, fourth grade, Preston Hollow Elementary School
(Interpretation of Walls Within Walls by Maureen Sherry)

Paige Traver, third grade, Kramer Elementary School
(Interpretation of Tacky the Penguin by Helen Lester)

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