Creators for Creation Art Contest Winners

The Devoted Child of God

Art by John Lloyd Corpus Tapiador (17 years old)
First Place, Children’s Category
Overall Winner

“I included animals, nature, and the poor, which are all things that St. Francis valued. I also placed his face at the top. Violet, the hue of a compassionate, intuitive soul, and green, the color of nature and the natural world, make up the background.”

Saint Francis: Mother Earth’s Advocate

Art by Jhandier Canlas Antonio (14 years old)
Second Place, Children’s Category

“The artwork shows St. Francis’ adoration and affection towards our earth, nature, creatures, and the less fortunate.”

To Be Loved, As To Love

Art by Rain Venedict Levantino Manuel (15 years old)
Third Place, Children’s Category

“St. Francis as a lover and protector of our
environment and farm animals. To love and be loved is the greatest happiness of all.”

Francis In His Fantasy

Art by Sarah Luchangco (9 years old)
Fouth Place, Children’s Category (tied)

“I wanted to make it realistic but I also wanted to make my imagination run wild, so I did a mix. I also wanted to make it realistic but the rest of my family said I should do cute.”

St. Francis: Salt of the Earth

Art by Ma. Sheena Angela Esteban Aberin
(14 years old)
Fourth Place, Children’s Category (tied)

“This artwork shows St. Francis of Assisi as preserver of the earth. Just like salt, which is a valuable preservative, St. Francis takes care of the people, animals and nature.”

A Single Sunbeam Is Enough To Drive Away Many Shadows

Art by Sheryl Pimentel Estoesta
First Place, Adult Category

“We can make a difference by choosing to be the bearer of light in the darkness. Our concern for creation can start by ending animal cruelty, hunger, proper disposal [of waste], and even helping out in times of disasters.”

Light of the Lost, Guide of the Poor

Art by Alexander Valencia
Second Place, Adult Category

“Inspired by classical paintings of St. Francis, I gave it my digital interpretation.”

St. Francis

Art by Susan A. Mendoza
Third Place, Adult Category

“My painting was done on a 14.1×10.2 inch watercolor paper, representing St.
Francis with the animals and nature that he loved.”

Keeper

Art by Ralph James Lopez Carrios
Fourth Place, Adult Category

“St. Francis: Keeper of nature, keeper of animals, one with the poor; preaching through God’s will.”

As the Deer

Art by Marissa “Iwi” Diaz Laurel
Fifth Place, Adult Category

“St. Francis: Keeper of nature, keeper of animals, one with the poor; preaching through God’s will.”