Fish Art Contest National Winners Announced

For Immediate Release

Contact: Addison Motta,

White Bear Lake, MN – Wildlife Forever and Title Sponsor Bass Pro Shops are proud to announce the 2024 Art of Conservation® Fish Art Contest National Winners. National judging took place on Friday, April 26th, with winners chosen from over 5,600 entries from around the world.

“The artwork submitted each year is a testament to the power of youth and their ability to make an impact in conservation. Congratulations to all of the 2024 winners,” said Addison Motta, Education and Communications Manager at Wildlife Forever.

Artists also competed for international recognition and specialty awards, like the Guy Harvey Shark Award, the International Game Fish Association Conservation Award, the Invader Crusader Award, and the Western Native Trout Award. Creative writing pieces were eligible for state awards and the Fish Habitat Writing Award.

“Congratulations to all the National Winners of the 2024 Art of Conservation® Fish Art Contest. Each year, the artwork we receive tells a story of commitment to conservation among students. We are proud to support this program and the next generation of environmental stewards,” said Misty Mitchell, Director of Conservation Programs at the Johnny Morris Foundation.

And the winners are…

Best of Show:

Mia Macias, TX, Black Crappie

Art of Conservation:

Jenny Xu, NY, Striped Bass

National Winners:

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