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

Anton Media Group’s Back To School special section features art by Alexis Barber.

Anton Media Group’s Back To School special section cover contest for the Aug. 30 edition, in partnership with the Art League of Long Island, resulted in 13 entries.

Here are the submissions, including the four honorable mentions.

”Excuses, Excuses” by Jordan Schecter
”School Specimen” by Gabriella Mancuso
”Book Worm’s Struggle” by Amanda Bremer
”Wake-up Call” by Molly X. Dashiell
”Flying Your Way Back to School”
by Natalie Rosales
“The School Daydreamer” by Natalie Vela
“Watch Your (Doc’s) Clocks” by Emily Caravella
“Social Pyramid of High School” by Adriana Capri
“Dog Ate My Homework” by Nine Storic
“Back to Spacing Out” by Alexix Prisand
“School Supplies” by Alyssa Nugent
“K-12” by Maddie Cinque

And The Cover Winner Is…

A newcomer to the Art League of Long Island’s Summer Portfolio Development program, Alexis Barber, 15, is beginning her sophomore year at East Islip High School. Barber had the distinction of winning third place in an exhibit at the Long Island Children’s Museum when she was in the eighth grade. She plans to sacrifice lunch time to take two honors art classes in the upcoming school year and is enjoying the journey as she searches for her calling in the arts.

“Notebook” by Alexis Barber

Anton Media Group selected Barber’s entry “Notebook” as the Aug. 30 Back To School special section cover winner.

Established in 1955, the Dix Hills-based Art League of Long Island is a not-for-profit 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.

Visit for more information.

Anton Media Staff
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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