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Snow Dango Contest

Presented by the Albright-Knox and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House

In winter 2021, the Albright-Knox and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House presented a Snow Dango Contest inspired by The Space Between: Frank Lloyd Wright | Jun Kaneko.

Participants were invited to create and submit snow dangos in February 2021 and voting for the People's Choice Award took place from March 4 to 14.

We are pleased to announce the winners!

  • Most Creative: Nichols School Photography Class (Students: Matt Roman, Lyv Chambers, Jack Flanigan, Noa Stabler, AJ Taneff, Andrew Phath, Maddie Bace, Margaret Bace, Tony Zhou, Nick Botzenhart, Kiki Greeley, Ales Musielak, Alexa Plata, Nicolle Nucereno, Gabbie Gallen Sirén, Elie Simmons, Gretchen Gwitt, Serafina Paolini; Teacher: Andrea Mancuso)
  • Best in Show: Mondrian Zen by the Cox Family
  • People’s Choice: Charlotte Johnson 

Check out the winning snow dangos, as well as all other submissions, below.

People's Choice winner: Charlotte Johnson (pictured with her dog, Darwin Martin)

Best in Show winner: Mondrian Zen, submitted by the Cox Family

Most Creative winner: Submitted by Nichols School photography class

Houston, Texas, Snow Dango

Quinn’s triple polka-dotted dango on a skewer

Submitted by @n3wt15 on Instagram

Snow dango fun

“Sword in the Snow” by Nichols School 7th grade students Nate G., Nate J., and Jack R.

“Snowhedge” by Nichols School 7th grade students Duncan B., Connor H., Matteo M-S., and Austin X.

“Princess Piglet” by Nichols Schools 7th grade students Sophie K., Maya T., and Addie W.

“Edward” by Nichols School 7th grade students Jake C. and Dom M.

“Blooming Snow” by Nichols School 7th grade students Brenna R. and Zealand Y.

"Balancing Act” by Nichols School 7th grade student J.J. C.

Project Sponsors

The Space Between: Frank Lloyd Wright | Jun Kaneko has been made possible by the City of Buffalo and Council Member Joel Feroleto, Mr. Charles E. Balbach, and Constance W. Stafford Charitable Lead Trust with additional support from Penny and Charlie Banta, Bonnie and Nick Hopkins, Jack Walsh, Eberl Iron Works, Inc., Marvin Lunenfeld Beautification Grant, and an anonymous donor.

Public Art Initiative Sponsors

The Public Art Initiative was established and is supported by leadership funding from the County of Erie and the City of Buffalo.

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