Get ready to see some amazing artwork in the coming weeks
Fairfax, Virginia - It's finally here. The deadline for the 2012 George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest has arrived. Lots of hard work is about to pay off for a few talented artists - literally. This year the art contest is awarding $7,000 in prize money thanks to the generous endowment from the George Montgomery Foundation.
As you can expect, a great deal of artwork has piled up at our doorstep in the past couple days and we're racing to process it all so that our judges can start looking over this year's entries.
The artwork just keeps getting better and better each year. There are quite a few students out there who wield great artistic ability. To your left is last year's Best In Show winner, submitted by Ingrid Cai of Johns Creek, Georgia. Cai has entered the contest again this year and we dare say she's gotten even better. Will she take it all home again this year, or will a new overall winner be crowned?
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