Posted on December 11, 2021
We’re so happy to welcome Winchester School back to the Holiday Card Contest after a brief hiatus, re-joining Sprucecourt for a bit of festive fun for the kids.
After much deliberation, the judges have selected a primary and junior winner from each school along with 2 runners-up. All 8 artists will receive a CRA ribbon. Each of the winners’ classes will get a Pizza Party Prize from the CRA too!
The Winners are:
- Sanika in Grade 3
- Sara in Grade 8
Runners up are: Beatrix in Grade 3 and Raisha in Grade 7
For Winchester :
The Winners are:
- Louisa in Grade 3
- Jaxen, Amari, Leo & Ella in Grade 7
Runners up are: Alyssa in Grade 3 and Evan in Grade 4
All the winning artwork will be framed and put on display over the holidays at Epicure on Parliament Street.
Many thanks to CRA Member Lindsay Matheson, and CRA Board Members Lise Flynn and Katie Tozer for managing this years competition. And thanks, of course, to our three invaluable judges, Betty White, Cynthia Eldridge and Sarah Birnie , for working so diligently to select the winners.
Betty White is a professional artist and art teacher. She taught art to children for 28 years and continues to teach children in her Cabbagetown home since retirement.
Cynthia Eldridge is an art history major who uses design thinking to work with global thought leaders to address critical public health challenges. She believes whole heartedly that a picture is worth a thousand words.
Sarah Birnie is an Interior Designer living in Cabbagetown with her husband, 2 girls and golden retriever. She believes all of us benefit from finding our own creative outlet!
Each of the winning entries has been made into holiday cards, which will be printed and distributed to CRA member households within the CRA boundary (Gerrard, Parliament, St. James Cemetery and the Don River).