The Gaithersburg Parks, Arts & Recreation Corporation (G-PARC) Arts & Culture Alliance, in conjunction with the City Stormwater Management and Cultural Events & Services Divisions, is pleased to announce the winners & honorable mentions of our Storm Drain Art Contest 2023. The judges selected their artwork out of a total of 46 entries for its great interpretation of the contest theme, which was to bring attention to the importance of protecting our Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Per G-PARC: The eleven winners’ artwork will be painted on the storm drain covers at two locations in two phases. Phase 1 will paint on Saturday, June 3 (rain date June 4) in Diamond Farm Park. The second phase will paint in Walder Park in the Fall. The winning designs & honorable mentions may also be used in banners, posters, coloring books, other educational materials, and on social media. Congratulations to our winners & honorable mentions:
Winners – 1st Phase
• Hannah Bernstein – Save the Creatures of the Bay
• Callie Ghao – Save the Creatures of the Bay
• Chenglin Song – Gaithersburg Says No to Litter
• Arissa Wang – Clean Water Makes the Earth Happy
• Melodie Yuen – Save the Creatures of the Bay
• Joey Zheng – Only Rain Down the Drain
• Nicole Zheng – Clean Water Makes the Earth Happy
• Olivia Zheng – Save the Creatures of the Bay
Winners – 2nd Phase
• Yihan Fang – Only Rain Down the Drain
• Kayla Nguyen – Save the Creatures of the Bay
• Liya Teng – Save the Creatures of the Bay
• Carina Araujo – Only Rain Down the Drain
• Rayna Moxley – Gaithersburg Says No to Litter
• Kaili Powers – Save the Creatures of the Bay
• Alexandra Slezak – Only Rain Down the Drain
• Fiona Tie – Save the Creatures of the Bay
The winning artwork can be viewed here.
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