Air Force announces Air Force Art Contest winners

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The Air Force Services Center recently released the winners of the 2019 Air Force Art Contest.

The contest, which runs Nov. 1-30 each year, is designed to highlight and celebrate creative works by Airmen and their families around the globe.

More than 900 artists submitted more than 1,400 pieces of art in this year’s contest using a variety of media.

Congratulations to the following winners:

Adult Accomplished Winners
First Place: Nick Malin, McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., “Hide & Seek” oil painting on canvas
Second Place: Jenna Ervin, Schriever AFB, Colo., “Jai Yen” oil painting on canvas
Third Place: Eleanor Puetz, Offutt AFB, Neb., “5 and Fire” pencil

Adult Novice Winners
First Place: Jazmine McDuffie, Minot AFB, N.D., “Lady of Many Colors” acrylic and water paint
Second Place: Danny Phillips, Tinker AFB, Okla., “Duck” acrylic
Third Place: Randi Nelson, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo., “Cream” graphite, charcoal, colored pencil and ink

Youth Ages 13-17 Winners
First Place: Kole McCarrick, Luke AFB, Ariz., “Boneless” black pen
Second Place: Mara Danner, Peterson AFB, Colo., “Popped” mixed media
Third Place: Rebecca Frazier, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, “Donuts” acrylic paint

Youth Ages 9-12 Winners
First Place: Morgan Becker, Hill AFB, Utah, “Rising Star” oil paint on canvas
Second Place: Tai Oser, Ramstein AB, Germany, “Parrot” pencil
Third Place: Haniyah Robinson, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio, “Warrior Cat”

Youth Ages 6-8 Winners
First Place: Riley Roberts, Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C., “Self Portrait” paint
Second Place: Alora Brownfield, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, “Owl Eyes” white charcoal pencil
Third Place: Clay Koertner, Scott AFB, Ill., “A Pup’s Curiosity” pencil

Winners in each category received $400, $300 and $200 gift cards for first, second and third place respectively.

The Air Force Services Center manages the Air Force Art and Photo Contests. To view the winning images and for more information on these and other Air Force services programs, go to