2022 Korean American Day Art Contest Awardees
Thank you for your participation, and congratulations on your award.
Please see the attached list for the result.
<Awardees Next Steps>
1. Please check your email to see the online award ceremony instructions.
2. Please check the info on the awardees list and let us know if there is an error.
Grand Prize: Trophy and $500 Scholarship
1st Place: Award Plaque and $100 Scholarship
2nd Place: Award Certificate and $50 Scholarship
Honorable Mention: Award Certificate and gift card
Special Awards: Award Certificate and $100 Scholarship
All the awarded artworks will be included in the 2022 calendar.
1st Exhibition: 11/29/2021 ~ 12/10/2021
Korean Education Center in Los Angeles, 1st Floor Lobby
(680 Wilshire Pl. Los Angeles, CA 90005)
Grand Prize, First Place, Second Place, and Special award artworks will be exhibited in the lobby.
Due to the space limitation, all Honorable Mentions will be exhibited on a slideshow.
2nd Exhibition: 12/15/2021 ~ 12/19/2021
Cerritos Library (18025 Bloomfield Ave. Cerritos, CA 90703)
Due to space limitations, all Honorable Mentions will be only exhibited online.
Online Exhibition: Video will be uploaded on www.kecla.org on 12/1/2021.
<Online Award Ceremony>
Due to the pandemic, we are replacing the in-person award ceremony with an online ceremony.
We will create a ceremonial video and upload it on www.KECLA.org on January 13th, 2022 3:00 pm.
1. Grand Prize, 1st Place, 2nd Place, Special Awards: 01/ 10/ 2022 ~ 02/ 11/ 2022
2. Honorable Mentions: 11/ 22/ 2021 ~ 1/ 14/ 2022
3. Un-Awarded Artwork: 11/ 04/ 2021 ~ 12/ 30/ 2021
(In-person pick up only, with a small participation gift)
KECLA will not be responsible for any artwork not picked up after this period.
David Jang (11th) Cerritos High School Finding Joy in Pain
1st Place Chloe Rim Pico Canyon Elementary School 제목 미정
2nd Place Amy Chung La Canada Elementary School I Love Earth as a Korean-American
Ailyn Kim Laguna Road Elementary School Ramen Party
Caden Cho New Covenant Academy Enjoying Korean Foods with my Family
Jenna Lieberman Canyon Vista Elementary School All Aboard the Korean Express!
1st Place Emma Chong St. Brendan School We Dance Together
2nd Place Sophie Song Porter Ranch Community School Time Machine
Aiden Cha St. Brendan School Once Upon a Time in America
Chloe Lia Yoo Golden Hill Elementary School My Father's Soccer Club
Taeleen Kim St. James Elementary School Beautiful Day at Disneyland
1st Place Nael Blue Kim First Lutheran Elementary School Korean in Major League
2nd Place Clayton Nah 3rd St. Elementary School 제목 미정
Min Kwak Brywood Elementary School Kite Flying
Mindy Ji Cathedral Chapel School My Family Picture
Nathan Choe Rise Kohyang Elementary School Everyday Korean BBQ
1st Place Eric M Kim Porter Ranch Community School 제목 미정
2nd Place Ian Jeon Pilgrim School Korea Stands in the Center of America
Chloe Sion Hahm Hicks Canyon Elementary School I Love Taekwondo!
Elliot Paik Wilshire Park Elementary School Rising K-Culture in America
Jacob Kim 3rd St. Elementary School Taekwon Boy
1st Place Helena K. Oh Wonderland Ave. Gifted Magnet School Magic Fan
2nd Place Caleb Hyun St. Brendan School Korea inside America
Ari Suh Cahuenga Elementary School Korean Festival
Grace Song 3rd St. Elementary School Share the Taste
Nathan Seungju Yoo Golden Hill Elementary School Holloween with Korean Traditional Masks
1st Place Olivia Yang Charles H. Kim Elementary School K-Movie in Hollywood
2nd Place Danielle Park Palm Crest Elementary School My Culture I Share
Elliot Yi Horace Mann Elementary School Team of Heros
Hajoon Kwon Charles H. Kim Elementary School Hibiscus in Roses
Minah Park Melrose Elementary School 제목 미정
1st Place Eliana Lee Larchmont Charter School Korea's Proud Beauty!
2nd Place Irene Lee The Science Academy STEM Magnet Back to Normal 2022
Hannah Lee Pico Canyon Elementary School Feel the Rhythm of Korea
Kristen Chung Fairhaven Christian Academy Korean Food in America
Rachael Lee The Science Academy STEM Magnet Proud Korean Culture BTS and K-POP
1st Place Jiwoo Ryu Bell Intermediate School We Live Together
2nd Place Hyeona Kim Rosemont Middle School The Way for Country
Audrey Kang First Avenue Middle School Korean in America
Hyounah Kim Robert C. Fisler School Children Learn Korea
Nicole Kim First Avenue Middle School This is Home
1st Place Matilda King Eleanor J. Toll Middle School Picnic at the Korean Bell of Friendship
2nd Place Joseph Nakatsu Notredame Academy We Protect Ourselves
Erin Ryu St. Brendan School Statue of Peace
Jungmin Oh Portola Highly Gifted Magnet School America's Korean Workers
Sally Kim Rosemont Middle School The Difficult Trip to the Dream Land
1st Place Haley Park Oxford Academy The Korean American Dream
2nd Place Hannah Hong Oxford Academy Korean History in the Air
Chole Yong Chatsworth Charter High School I love Korean and American Culture
Rachael Park Portola High School Gates to Other Nations
Sam Kang Home School Korean-Americans: In the Light
1st Place Connor Ku Yorba Linda High School Stand Together
2nd Place Andrew Han Ayala High School For the Future
David Ko Troy High School Korea Stands Out in the World Through Education
Joel Jang Sunny Hills High School The First of American History
Kayla Ha West High School History Through Generation
1st Place Edward S. Park Los Alamitos High School Diaspora
2nd Place Candice Lee Granada Hills Charter High School Mural
Christina Choi Northwood High School Art of Discipline
Minji Kang Palos Verdes High School Looking into Korea's Culture through America
Sharon Park South High School Korean American Identity
1st Place Kevin Lee Troy High School The Trials and Tribulations of Korean Americans
2nd Place Casey Cho Glen A. Wilson High School The Struggle for the Right to Dream
Jack Han Irvine High School Mirrored history
Joshua Shinn Diamond Bar High School Hana Honolulu
Tiffany Kwon South High School My Culture's Pride in LA
민주평통LA협의회장상 (National Unification Advisory Council, LA)
Elliot Paik (3rd) Wilshire Park Elementary School Rising K-Culture in America
Jacob Kim (3rd) 3rd St. Elementary School Taekwon Boy
Seohyun Sarah Koh (3rd) Nixon Academy Joy of Unity
미주한인재단상 (Korean American Foundation of USA)
Zoe Kim (2nd) 3rd St. Elementary School Peaceful Unity
Edward Hong (4th) Wonderland Avenue School Spirit of Korea
Gloria Paik (6th) Thomas Starr King Middle School Koreatown Stands Together Today!
Jiwoo Ryu (7th) Bell Intermediate School We Live Together
Irene Yoon (8th) Rosemont Middle School Differences Shine
김좌진장군기념사업회장상 (Kimjwajin Foundation)
Kailey Chung (1st) Citizen of the World Charter School Korea inside America
Elizabeth Kim (4th) St. James' Episcopal School Westcoast Utopia
Elsie Kang (5th) Loma Linda Academy Korean Harmony Tiger
국군포로송환위원회장상 (Korean War POW Affairs)
Ina Park (1st) Montessori in Redlands Korea: The Land of Stories
Eugene Cheung (6th) Bridgeport Elementary School My Proud Identity
Haena Park (6th) Loma Linda Academy Korea's Victory
Audrey Lee (10th) Brea Olinda High School 제목 미정
Susan Cho (10th) Chadwick School Korean-American Parade