Honorable Mention - Leila Chavez
Title: Sword Fern
Artist: Leila Chavez
Medium: Paper cut using black and white paper
School: Olympia High School
Inspiration: This piece was inspired by the forest floors of Washington. Ferns are almost everywhere and have a strong connection with the environment. In my mind, they are one of the staples of WA floral and native beauty, I wanted to capture them in a unique black and white style which contrasts to their colorful look.