2015 Youth Wildlife Art Contest
PA’s Endangered and Threatened Species


Contest description:

Through this Youth Wildlife Art Contest, the Pennsylvania Game Commission hopes to promote wildlife art among young artists, recognize the talents of these young artists and enhance their knowledge of the Pennsylvania Game Commission and our state's endangered and threatened species.

Participating students shall depict one or more Pennsylvania endangered or threatened species in the appropriate habitat. The artwork must be biologically correct in color, proportional size, shape, activity and habitat. Middle School (grades 6-8) and High School (grades 9-12) categories will be judged separately. All artwork must be postmarked by February 2, 2015.


Click to view a PowerPoint of the winning artwork.

High School Winners
First A. Hawbaker, Donegal High School
Second R. Pheasant, Central High School
Third C. Bias, Agora Cyber Charter School
Fourth A. Skovensky, PA Distance Learning Charter School

Middle School Winners
First S. Baransky, Abington Heights Middle School
Second D. Boltz, Hamburg Middle School
Third S. Bluth, The Rabbi David L Silver Academy
Fourth J. Komisarski, Westlake Middle School

The following awards will be given in both Middle School and High School categories:

  • First Place $500
  • Second Place $300
  • Third Place $100
  • Fourth Place $50
  • (4) Honorable Mentions
  • The art instructor for first place winners will receive $100 to be used for art supplies for the school.

For more information:

Please contact Robert J. Wesoloskie at 717-787-4250 extension 3623.

Pennsylvania Game Commission, 2001 Elmerton Ave, Harrisburg Pennsylvania 17110-9797