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Arts on Main Winners Announced

The 13th annual Arts on Main street drawing contest was held this weekend and we have the results.

1st place in the 18+ group, Amanda Oexner.

1st place in the 13-17 years old group, Jade Hartley and Raven Leshen.

2nd place in the 13-17 years old group, Devin Kasparian.

1st place in the 8-12 years old group, Talin Calikyan. 

2nd place in the 8-12 years old group, Denitsa Zheleva.

1st place in the Family group, the Gee family.

2nd place in the Family group, the Barone family.

People's Choice winner, Hope Silva.

Every year, the street comes alive in color in East Greenwich thanks to a dedicated group of local businesses on Main Street.

Wendy Fachon May 05, 2014 at 08:43 AM
I understand. My children and I have participated in past years, however, could not this year , which is why I asked, because it is such a fun event. Can't be everywhere. Hope you had a lovely weekend with your daughter. Is there an easy way for people to share their own photos of an event when you post articles such as this?
Mark Schieldrop May 05, 2014 at 09:04 AM
It was a great weekend, thanks Wendy. Before Patch had the redesign last summer, it used to be really easy for people to upload photos to existing articles and we even had a photo gallery feature so I could post an article that featured photos prominently and had a big button on top for readers to click and upload just like that. Unfortunately, that went away. People can post photos to the boards here (the small little posts to the right) or upload photos to blog posts. A lot of times, people send me photos to my email address mark.schieldrop@patch.com or I find them posted to our Patch Facebook pages. The new Patch platform which is coming later this year will drastically improve how people can contribute to the site, especially when it comes to photos and events. I'll see if I can track down individual photos of the entries. You are correct — it would make a great photo gallery. Thanks again.
Wendy Fachon May 05, 2014 at 09:20 AM
Thank you for all the info, Mark!
Shelby Rae May 05, 2014 at 09:51 AM
Thanks for the coverage of the event. If you would like to view the gallery of all the participants you can view it here: http://ow.ly/wunja
Wendy Fachon May 05, 2014 at 10:58 AM
Wow! Great collection of photos! Thank you, Shelby!

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