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Annual Student Holiday Art Contest

Carmel, IN – Carmel Clay elementary and middle school students were invited to participate in a holiday art contest as part of the “Holiday in the Arts District” festivities taking place in the Carmel Arts & Design District during the month of December. A first, second and third place winner was chosen for each grade level (Kindergarten through Eighth Grade). Winners of the holiday art contest were recognized at the tree lighting festival on Saturday, December 1st at 5 p.m. All artwork will be on display during the holiday season in businesses located in the Carmel Arts & Design District and here on the Carmel Arts & Design District website.

Click here to view which District Merchants are hosting artwork.


  • Art work must be original with a holiday theme
  • Three dimensional artwork should be no wider than 12” and no taller than 12”
  • Posters should be no larger than 30”x 30”
  • Any materials can be used to create the artwork

Submissions will be available for pick up starting January 2nd and must be retrieved prior to January 15th.

The Holiday in the Arts District activities take place Saturdays, December 1, 8, 15 and 22 from 1-5 p.m. Activities include free horse-drawn carriage rides, holiday carolers and entertainment, elves with live reindeer, merchant open houses and gift drawings, and a visit from Santa. For more information, please visit or call 317-571-ARTS (2787).

Click the links below to view each category.

1st Grade
2nd Grade
3rd Grade
4th Grade
5th Grade
6th Grade
7th Grade
8th Grade

Below is a quick list of the contest results:

Jillyn Worthen – 1st place
Chendi Liu – 2nd  place
Michael Uhrig – 3rd place

Honorable Mention:
Vibhu Iyer
Leila Sennour
Shelby Shaffer
Noah Steiner
Megan Weddle
Dane Wheeler
Tate Wheeler

1st Grade
Ann Kang – 1st place
Raigan Stanifer – 2nd place
Alina Yu – 3rd place

Honorable Mention:
Claire Bruns
Anna Collins
Lydia Copeland
Kaley Frenzel
Sean Gumbert
Breanna Hartung
Andrew Harvey
Sharif Johnson

2nd Grade
Mary Charlotte Osborne – 1st place
Spencer Giles – 2nd place
Ethan Counen – 3rd place

Honorable Mention:
Kate Deen
Katie Gauker
Karah Giesecke
Jack Haddad
Gracie Hamilton
Natalie Ho
Ally Hull
Guhan Iyer
Krissy Lawrence
Noelle Moorehead
Max Moroknek
Lily Plumlee
Amanda Schafer
Amin Sennour
Patrick Simpson
Joshua Watson

3rd Grade
Paige Fehn – 1st place
Ben Uhrig – 2nd place
Kate Vonderohe – 3rd place

Honorable Mention:
Mimi Arlt
Gabriele Brandt
Miranda Frausto Brunner
Kathleen Ho
Tessa Imperial
Tori Lents
McKenzie McCullough
Madisyn Molloy
Katherine O’Dell
Beau Plumlee
Elizabeth Schumacher
Christopher Seals
Skyler Stanifer
Christian Watson

4th Grade
Colin Kolbus – 1st place
Susana Peredo-Muniz – 2nd place
Sarah Tinaphong – 3rd place

Honorable Mention:
Jennifer Booher
Ella Brunner
Kate Bruns
Stasia Mallin
McKenna Straton
Katie Zhang
Stephanie Zhang

5th Grade
Elizabeth M. Murray – 1st place
Dorothy Nguyen – 2nd place
Kelsey Vonderohe – 3rd place

Honorable Mention:
Cal Deen
Maria Frenzel
David Goldberg
Kelleen Haddad
Lauren Hull
Emma Johnson
Quinton Litel
Katie McGinnis
Kennice Wroblewski

6th Grade
Becky Shaffer – 1st place
Sarah Bruns – 2nd place
Maddie Brunner – 3rd place

Honorable Mention:
Nicole Heffern
Lawrence Johnson

7th Grade
MacKenzie Litel – 1st place
Veronica Trump – 2nd place
Addison Roberts – 3rd place

Honorable Mention:
Katy Arland

8th Grade
Caroline Zhang – 1st place
Maggie Zhang – 2nd place

Click here or on the button to the left to view the results of last year's Student Holiday Art Contest!

Click here to return to the 2007 Holiday in the District information page.

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