-Art Contest Winners-

 On December 5th FPSSM was proud to celebrate the winners of our first, hopefully annual, art contest to create nature inspired artworks for our volunteer t-shirts and fundraising products. 

We had a stellar selection of artists, please  take a moment to meet our winners:

From left to right: Stephanie Elm, Honorable Mention Winner with her entry "Sharing Space"; Zion Mermelstein, Honorable Mention Winner with her entry "Earnest Coyote with Flowers"; and Tristan Edgarian, 1st place Winner with his entry "Masked Tribe." Congratulations winners & thank you for submitting your beautiful art to our contest!

"Masked Tribe" created by Glendaleartist Tristan Edgarian, is the 1st Place Winning artwork which will appear on our new volunteer t-shirts. To read Tristan's statement about this piece and learn more about this amazing artist, please click HERE

"Sharing Space" by artist Stephanie Elm, is our first Honorable Mention Winning artwork. Stephanie is a Chatsworth resident who is passionate about wildlife and habitat preservation. To read Stephanie's statement and to learn more about this artist, please click HERE.

"Earnest Coyote with Flowers" by Zion A. Mermelstein, is our 2nd Honorable Mention Winning artwork. Zion is a high school student in Chatsworth. To read her statement and learn more about this artist, please click HERE.

Prizes were generously donated by Northridge REI 

"Moonrise" photo courtesy John Luker © 2015

Special Thanks: 

We couldn't have made this event a reality without the help of our volunteers, board members and friends in the community!
We would particularly like to thank:

Millie J. Jones, Deputy Field Officer for Councilmember

Mitchell Englander

Jenny M. Portillo, Senior Field Deputy for Councilmember

Bob Blumenfield

Stuart Vaughan, Director of the Canoga Park Youth Arts Center

Tom Nachtrab, friend of FPSSM

Diana Sherwood of the Theodore Payne Foundation

Janet Appel, teacher 

John Luker, friend of FPSSM


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