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Photos of the top three winners of the Air Force Art Contest in the youth ages 6-8 category.

Photos of the top three winners of the Air Force Art Contest in the youth ages 6-8 category.

Cover photo to announce the winners of the 2019 Air Force Art Contest.

Cover photo to announce the winners of the 2019 Air Force Art Contest.

Photos of the top three winners of the Air Force Art Contest adult accomplished category.

Photos of the top three winners of the Air Force Art Contest adult accomplished category.

Photos of the top three winners of the Air Force Art Contest adult novice category.

Photos of the top three winners of the Air Force Art Contest adult novice category.

Photos of the top three winners of the Air Force Art Contest youth ages 13-17 category.

Photos of the top three winners of the Air Force Art Contest youth ages 13-17 category.

Photos of the top three winners of the Air Force Art Contest youth ages 9-12 category.

Photos of the top three winners of the Air Force Art Contest youth ages 9-12 category.

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The Air Force Services Center recently released the winners of the 2019 Air Force Art Contest. The contest, which runs Nov. 1-30 each year, is designed to highlight and celebrate creative works by Airmen and their families around the globe.

More than 900 artists submitted more than 1,400 pieces of art this year using a variety of media. One entry from Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland was among the winners.

Adult Accomplished Winners
1st Place: Nick Malin, McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, “Hide & Seek” oil painting on canvas
2nd Place: Jenna Ervin, Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, “Jai Yen” oil painting on canvas
3rd Place: Eleanor Puetz, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, “5 and Fire” pencil

Adult Novice Winners
1st Place: Jazmine McDuffie, Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, “Lady of Many Colors” acrylic and water paint
2nd Place: Danny Phillips, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, “Duck” acrylic
3rd Place: Randi Nelson, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, “Cream” graphite, charcoal, colored pencil and ink

Youth Ages 13-17 Winners
1st Place: Kole McCarrick, Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, “Boneless” black pen
2nd Place: Mara Danner, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, “Popped” mixed media
3rd Place: Rebecca Frazier, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, “Donuts” acrylic paint

Youth Ages 9-12 Winners
1st Place: Morgan Becker, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, “Rising Star” oil paint on canvas
2nd Place: Tai Oser, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, “Parrot” pencil
3rd Place: Haniyah Robinson, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, “Warrior Cat”

Youth Ages 6-8 Winners
1st Place: Riley Roberts, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, “Self Portrait” paint
2nd Place: Alora Brownfield, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, “Owl Eyes” white charcoal pencil
3rd Place: Clay Koertner, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, “A Pup’s Curiosity” pencil

Winners in each category received $400, $300 and $200 gift cards for first, second and third place respectively.

The Air Force Services Center manages the Air Force Art and Photo Contests. To view the winning images and for more information on these and other Air Force services programs, visit www.myairforcelife.com.