#AOBHitRefresh Stories

Congratulations to the #AOBHitReFresh Winners!

Thank you for your participation in the AOB HitReFresh Campaign! We are thrilled to announce our winners, Anwesha Moitra and Veskananda Naratama for their stories!

“I feel thrilled to be the grand prize winner, who wouldn’t be?? Arts on the Block has always been a great place full of amazing people and experiences and this is just the cherry on top, thank you so much!”, said Grand Prize Winner, Anwesha Moitra. She will receive $100.00 in art supplies for her story “Where the HeART is”.

Veskananda Naratama, the Runner Up will receive a $75.00 gift card to Regal Cinemas for his story, “I Learned…”. He remarked, “I’m glad to have had the amazing opportunity to be a part of something that promotes creativity and art in our community.”

Congratulations to our winners and thank you to EVERYONE who participated in Hit Refresh! AND don’t forget that YOU can always share your AOB story with our growing community! Simply send us an email with a corresponding picture and we’ll add it to our Inspirational Stories page!

We invite you to read all of our #AOBHitReFresh stories.

Click on a box below to read more inspirational stories!

Flashback Backsplash by June Linowitz, AOB Board President
In His Own Words Edgar Alvarado, 2008- 2009 Alumni- Architect and AOB Assistant Teaching Artist
They Are So Worth It by Dawn Goodman Washington, AOB Communications and Development DirectorDawn - sm
Aselin Lands, 2007-2008 Alumni- AOB Board Member, Artist
A Walk Through Wheaton by Veronica Sloan, AOB Communications Specialist

Art Careers-Art Connections by Naomi Giddings, AOB Social Media Specialist & Designer
Where the HeART is by Anwesha Moitra, AOB Apprentice Artist
Jenae Matthews, 2010 Alumni-Children’s Illustrator & Graphic Designer
Jenai Carter,2010 Alumni- Interior Architecture/Design Student, Interior Design Assistant
I Learned… by Veska Rukmananda,PYAO Apprentice
Eirene Wang, 2008-2009 Alumni- MIA Candidate at Columbia University
LallyBear Bowl by Kathy Lally-Beares, AOB Board Vice President
We’re in This Together
by Anne L’Ecuyer, AOB Executive Director


Do you have an AOB story to share?

We’d love to hear it!