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Doodle for Google 2022 winner announced; winning artwork live on the tech giant’s homepage

Students from across the US participate in the “Doodle for Google” contest each year to create a striking piece of art based on a particular theme. This year’s theme was “I take care of…”, and entrants were asked to submit entries that focused on positive ways to support their mental and emotional health. The contest went through a public vote after numerous rounds of judging, and the winning artwork was published on the Google homepage.

Doodle for Google 2022 winner is now live on homepage

The Doodle for Google contest had a panel of judges to decide the winner. Google’s panel of judges, including Selena Gomez and the 2021 Teacher of the Year, went through thousands of entries, after which one was selected from each US state and territory. This was followed by public voting among the five age groups to determine the national finalists for the Doodle for Google campaign.

After reviewing the pool of shortlisted artwork, the jury decided which entry and artist would be crowned as the winner of the Doodle for Google 2022. Google has now announced Sophie Araque-Liu from Florida as the winner of the grand award, with the tech giant showcasing its artwork throughout August 16. Seconds Google 9to5Sophie’s work, titled ‘Not Alone’, connected with the judges for its message about encouraging the viewer to accept help from the people around them.

“Not Alone” features a striking depiction of a hug between two family members that replaces Google’s second “o” in the center with red brushstrokes that form the company’s name.

Winner Sophie has been awarded a $30,000 university scholarship, while a $50,000 technology package has also been awarded to her school. This is in addition to their winning artwork being displayed on the homepage, as well as on the new tab page in Chrome and at the top of the Google Search app.


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