* 1st Place: Kate Lee – Division

Artist: Kate Lee
Title: Division
Media: Oil paint
Grade: 11th grade
School: Bentley Upper School
Teacher: Artwork created independently

I wanted to do a painting that would convey a theme of division because of quarantine + the current situation because of Covid-19. My painting shows someone cutting a many pieces of crumpled paper and behind them, the ocean is shown. The crumples paper signifies the