2023 Fine Art and Digital Art Competitions Winners

Thank you to all the students who submitted their artwork to the 2023 Kolbe Fine Art Competition and the Digital Art Competition. The talent of our Kolbe students is outstanding and made it a tough job for our judges! But the results are in, and this year’s winners are:

Grades PreK- 2:        

1st Place: Visualizing Vivaldi’s Seasons

Visualizing Vivaldi’s Seasons

Student Name: Sebastian J.

Grade: 1

Medium: Pastels

2nd Place: The Egyptian City of Memphis

The Egyptian City of Memphis

Student Name: Timothy R.

Grade: 2

Medium: Pencil

3rd Place: Clownfish in Anemone

Clownfish in Anemone

Student Name: Theodore G.

Grade: 1

Medium: Pastels

Grades 3-5:  

1st Place: Breath of New Life  

Breath of New Life  

Student Name: Soren W.

Grade: 4

Medium: Pastels

2nd Place: Valentine Flowers

Valentine Flowers

Student Name: Margaret D.

Grade: 5

Medium: Acrylic

3rd Place: The Ultimate Sacrifice

The Ultimate Sacrifice

Student Name: Soren W.

Grade: 4

Medium: Colored Pencil

Grades 6-8 Fine Art:

1st Place: Butterfly Migrations

Butterfly Migrations

Student Name: Grace A.

Grade: 8

Medium: Acrylic

2nd Place: Protecting Leaves

Protecting Leaves

Student Name: Janice O.

Grade: 8

Medium: Pencil

3rd Place: Sunset


Student Name: Claire L.

Grade: 8

Medium: Acrylic

Grades 6-8 Digital Art:

1st Place: The Fox

The Fox

Student Name: Addie C.

Grade: 8

Medium: Photography

2nd Place: Sunset at the Beach

Sunset at the Beach

Student Name: Carley G.

Grade: 7

Medium: Photography

3rd Place: St. Kolbe & Mother Mary

St. Kolbe & Mother Mary

Student Name: Mary-Clare L.

Grade: 8

Medium: Digital Art

Grades 9-12 Fine Art:    

1st Place: Nature’s Wonders

Nature’s Wonders

Student Name: Michaela L.

Grade: 9

Medium: Pen & Ink

2nd Place: St. Margaret Mary of Alacoque

St. Margaret Mary of Alacoque

Student Name: Anne B.

Grade: 9

Medium: Pen & Ink and Colored Pencils

3rd Place: Apple Still Life

Apple Still Life

Student Name: Clara G.

Grade: 9

Medium: Acrylic

Grades 9-12 Digital Art:    

1st Place: Hunting in the Wild

Hunting in the Wild

Student Name: Bryce L.

Grade: 12

Medium: Photography

2nd Place: Hors D’Oeuvres

Hors D’Oeuvres

Student Name: Agnès T.

Grade: 10

Medium: Photography


3rd Place: Piano


Student Name: Olivia Dominique T.

Grade: 10

Medium: Photography

All artwork submitted may be featured in future Kolbe productions – so keep an eye out for this artwork!  Congratulations to our winners and to all our wonderful artists!

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