Art Awards

Art Awards

Kal Athannassov's Art Awards

3/13/2011 6:46:00 PM


April 2012 – Junior Duck Stamp Competition, State of Colorado
– “Black-Bellied Whistling Ducks”, acrylic paints, 9x12
•    BEST OF SHOW for a second time in a row  -  The painting continued onto the Federal Junior Duck Stamp Contest in Washington, DC, representing the State of Colorado

April 2011 – Junior Duck Stamp Competition, State of Colorado
– “Fulvous Whistling Ducks”, acrylic paints, 9x12
•    BEST OF SHOW Award -  The painting continued onto the Federal Junior Duck Stamp Contest in Washington, DC, representing the State of Colorado

Feb 2011 – 49th Annual Young People’s Art Exhibition

•    Third Place in Computer Art – Graphics section
   
January 2011 – ADDUCE Foundation Scholarship Recipient
- art workshops at the Cottonwood Center for the Arts (Colorado Springs, CO)
•    ADDUCE FOUNDATION scholarship recipient, Figure Drawing Workshop - 2011
•    ADDUCE FOUNDATION scholarship recipient, Sculpting in Clay Workshop –2011
•    ADDUCE FOUNDATION scholarship recipient, Portrait Drawing Workshop – 2011

April 2010 – Junior Duck Stamp Competition, State of Colorado – “Red-Breasted Merganser”, acrylic paints, 9x12
•    First Place in the 10th Graders Age Group

April 2009 – Junior Duck Stamp Competition, State of Colorado
– “King Eider”, acrylic paints, 9x12
•    First Place in the 9th Graders Age Group

May 2008 – End of Middle School Graduation Ceremony
•    “Artist of the Year“ Award – a Certificate and an Award Plaque, Skyview Middle School (Colorado Springs, CO)


April 2008 - Junior Duck Stamp Competition, State of Colorado – “Green-Winged Teal” , acrylic paints, 9x12
•    First Place in the 8th Graders Age Group

Spring 2008 - Air Academy Federal Credit Union Art Scholarship Contest –“Portrait of Davy Jones”, oil paints, 18x24
•    Second Place in the 8th Graders Age Group

Spring 2008 – El Paso PTA Reflections Program 2007-2008, Contest “I Can Make a Difference by…”
– “Opposites Can Co-Exist in Friendship”, acrylic paints, 16x20
•    First Place – Excellence in the Arts Achievement award

 
April 2007 - Junior Duck Stamp Competition, State of Colorado - “Canadian Goose”, acrylic paints, 9x12
•    Honorable Mention


Spring 2007 – Air Academy Federal Credit Union Art Scholarship Contest
–  “Bear”, pastels, 18x24
•    Third Place in the 7th Graders Age Group  – Art Scholarship Award from the AAFCU
 

April 2006 – Junior Duck Stamp Competition, State of Colorado:  “Two Mallards”, pencil drawing, 9x12.
•    Third Place in the 6th Graders Age Group

Spring 2006 – El Paso PTSA Reflections Program 2006: Contest  “My Favorite Place”  –   “My Hometown pencil drawing, 18x24
•    First Place - Excellence in Visual Arts award


Feb 2006 – Air Academy Federal Credit Union Art Scholarship Contest:    “Two Mallards”, pencil drawing, 9x12.
•    First Place in 6th Graders Age Group
•    Also:  “Best of Middle Schools” Award
AAFCU for the first place in both categories as well as a Certificate of Merit from the current middle school, Skyview Middle (Colorado Springs, CO).




Kal Athannassov, 17, of Colorado Springs, won Best of Show in Colorado at the 2012 Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Kal Athannassov, a 17 year old student from Vista Ridge High School in Colorado Springs, took top honors by winning the “Best of Show” in Colorado at the 2012 Junior Duck Stamp Contest.
D-49 student takes top honors for duck art A local student's artwork will represent Colorado at the national level at the end of the month. Vista Ridge High School senior Kal Athannassov's painting won Best of Show in Colorado at the 2012 Junior Duck Stamp Contest.