2021 Youth Art Contest

In collaboration with the Friends of Tualatin River NWRC and the Tualatin River NWRC

Emily Lian - Third Place

Acrylic paint

Group Level: Grade 10-12


I was inspired by the connection I had with nature and its creatures at a young age, and the pure feelings of kindness and empathy towards it. When I was in elementary school, my favorite thing to do was help snails cross the hot sidewalk during summer because I didn’t want them getting hurt.