* Honorable Mention: Matthew Koo – Japanese War

Artist: Matthew Koo
Title: Japanese War
Media: Ink and watercolor
Grade: 11th grade
School: Acalanes High School
Teacher: Robert Porter

This piece represents the chaos and violence during war. This piece in particular describes the Edo period of Japan. The red sun represents the blood spilt during this war. I used water color to create midtones, and used red paint in the sun to contrast the gray tone.