Congressional Art Competition
And the winner is...
I’m excited to announce that the winner of the 2013 Congressional Art Competition is:
Madison Thompson from Spoon River Valley High School
She has won two round-trip airline tickets to Washington, DC. In addition, her artwork will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for a year.
The four runners-up are Shyanne Brewer from Geneseo High School who will have her artwork displayed in our Washington, D.C. office, Katherine Dix from Rock Island High School who will have her artwork displayed in our Rock Island office, Randi Payne from Pekin High School who will have his artwork displayed in our Peoria office, and Cecilia Ottens from Milledgeville High School who will have her artwork displayed in our Rockford office.
View all the great submissions from this year contest in online gallery below:
The Congressional Art Competition, initiated by Congress in 1982, is a nation-wide high school arts competition sponsored by Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The Artistic Discovery Contest is an opportunity to recognize and encourage artistic talent across the nation and in the 17th District of Illinois.