High Art 2020 Finalist Spotlight: Allie Ballesteros

High Art 2020 Finalist Spotlight: Allie Ballesteros


“The Very First Time”

Allie Ballesteros is a Peruvian-Cuban American illustrator currently living in Brooklyn, New York. For this piece, Allie wanted to convey the beauty of getting high for the first time. The thrill and excitement venturing into the unknown followed by the extreme calm that eases all anxieties.

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High Art was created by Dona Frank and The Natural Cannabis Company in 2014 as a crowdsourcing solution to packaging design. From its humble beginnings, High Art has developed into an internationally-known art competition with thousands of entries annually from 100+ countries all over the world.

Each year professional and amateur artists create themed works through a variety of mediums to compete for $50,000 in prize money and to see their work featured on packaging, social media, at the High Art gallery in Santa Rosa, CA and displayed at prestigious art events, in the United States and abroad.

Stay tuned for more information on upcoming High Art events and High Art 2021!

High Art was created by Dona Frank and The Natural Cannabis Company in 2014 as a crowdsourcing solution to packaging design. From its humble beginnings, High Art has developed into an internationally-known art competition with thousands of entries annually from 100+ countries all over the world.

Each year professional and amateur artists create themed works through a variety of mediums to compete for $50,000 in prize money and to see their work featured on packaging, social media, at the High Art gallery in Santa Rosa, CA and displayed at prestigious art events, in the United States and abroad.

Stay tuned for more information on upcoming High Art events and High Art 2021!