NH Junior Duck Stamp Contest First-Place Winners, 2012

Congratulations to our winners and thanks to all who participated!

Following are the 1st-place winners selected in each of four age groups: Group IV - Grades 10-12, Group III - Grades 7-9, Group II - Grades 4-6, and Group I - Grades K-3. (Each category has three first-place winners.) An exhibit of the first-place winning artwork will be on display at the N.H. Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, N.H. 03301 on Saturday, April 21 (10 a.m. to 3 p.m) and weekdays from April 23 through May 4, 2012 (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.).

NEWS MEDIA: For hi-res/print-ready image of the Best-of-Show painting, or any of the other first-place paintings below, click on the image. Media contact is jane.vachon@wildlife.nh.gov.

mallards, by Jessica Gray
“Winter by the Cattails” - Mixed media painting of mallards
by Jessica Gray, age 16, of Manchester N.H (Group IV)
[News media: For high-resolution image, click on photo. Editorial use only.]

Canada goose by Taylor Carter
Wood ducks by Amanda Lewis
"Flight of the fowl" - Canada goose
Pastel pencil drawing by Taylor Carter, age 17, of Penacook, N.H. (Group IV)
"Morning Light" - Wood ducks
Oil on canvas by Amanda Lewis, age 17, of Swanzey, N.H. (Group IV)
Blue-winged teal by Samantha Merrill
American widgeon by Rachel Fonseca
"Sunset Glory" - Blue-winged teal
Oil on canvas by Samantha Merrill, age 12, of Stratham, N.H. (Group III).
"A Day on the Pond" - American widgeon
Acrylic painting by Rachel Fonseca, age 12, of Hampstead, N.H.(Group III).
Wood duck by Isabelle Kapoian
Trumpeter Swan by Ella Erwin
"September Morning" - Wood duck
Acrylic painting by Isabelle Kapoian, age 13, of Bedford, N.H. (Group III).
"Swanie" - Trumpeter swan
Watercolor by Ella Erwin, age 10, of Bedford, N.H. (Group II).
Mallard by Gabrielle Paquet
Red-breasted merganser by Sierra Davis
"Silver Water" - Male mallard
Acrylic painting by Gabrielle Paquet, age 11, of Nashua, N.H. (Group II).
"Duck swimming" - Red-breasted merganser
Watercolor by Sierra Davis, age 11, of Harrisville, N.H. (Group II).
Female mallard by Lydia Brown
Male mallard by Declan Lister
"Common on the Common" - Female mallard
Acrylic painting by Lydia Brown, age 8 of Brookline, N.H. (Group I).
"Gracie Quackers" - Male mallard
Colored pencil drawing by Declan Lister, age 8, of Orford (Group I).
Mallard by Heidi Dillon

Junior Duck Stamp Contest

Want to see your artwork on this page next year? Enter the 2013 Junior Duck Stamp Contest! The deadline for entries is March 15, 2013. Click here for more info.

For more information on the Junior Duck Stamp art contest, held annually in New Hampshire, CLICK HERE.

"May" - Mallard
Colored pencil drawing by Heidi Dillon, age 6, of Hebron, N.H. (Group I).


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