Anton Media’s Back To School Cover Contest Entries And Winner Part I

Anton Media Group’s Back To School special section features art by Ashley Rose.

Anton Media Group’s Back To School special section cover contest for Aug. 23 edition, in partnership with the Art League of Long Island resulted in 13 entries. Here are the submissions, including the four honorable mentions.

“Bright Ideas” by Danielle Cruse

“Road to Learning” by Nadia Lutz

“Surfing to Suffering” by Natasha Guzman

“Supplies” by Clayton Song

“Return of the School Supplies” by Isabella Butterfield

“Overwhelming” by Payton Odierno

“Robot School” by Michael DiMartini

“Returning Emotions” by Zoee Blossom

”LunchTime” by Shannon Wines

“Back to School” by Stephanie Leiberman

”The First Day is Always the Hardest” by Victoria Oliviero

“Monday Mornings” by Emma Veltri

And The Cover Winner Is…

Ashley Rose

Cover winner Ashley Rose, 18, is a devoted Art League of Long Island student, attending classes since 2007 when she was just a second-grader. Since then, the Commack High School Honor and IB Art Student has gained the attention of the local art scene, having participated in the Long Island Museum’s “Colors of Long Island” student exhibit and having her artwork showcased in the Commack Schools superintendent’s office. Rose was awarded the Bessie Polakas Merit Scholarship to attend the Art League’s Summer Portfolio Development program. Rose plans to apply her innate talents and study visual communication in her post-high school education.

“Summer Time Sadness” by Ashley Rose

Anton Media Group selected Rose’s entry “Summer Time Sadness” as the Aug. 23 Back To School special section cover winner.

Established in 1955, the Dix Hills-based Art League of Long Island is a nonprofit visual arts center offering art classes and workshops, exhibitions, special events and more. Adults, teens, and children can enroll in over 240 classes and workshops available year-round in the art studios and at off-site locations. Day, evening, and weekend classes in painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, photography, jewelry making, fiber arts, mosaics/glass art, graphic design and more are offered at all levels, from beginner to advanced.

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In addition to its arts and entertainment publication Long Island Weekly, Anton Media Group publishes 16 community newspapers, several magazines, specialty publications and websites. With brands dating back to 1877, Anton has a commitment to deliver trusted and relevant content to the communities it serves.

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