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Congressional Art Competition 2019

"An Artistic Discovery," a nationwide high school visual art competition sponsored by the Congressional Institute, aims to showcase the artistic talents of high school students. This annual competition is open to students in grades 9-12 who are residents of Ohio's First Congressional District. All suitable artwork will be displayed the first week of May at the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal.

First Place:  Artwork will hang in the U.S. Capitol, along with other pieces from students around the country, for one year. 

Second Place:  Artwork will hang in Congressman Chabot’s Washington, D.C. office for one year.

Top Hamilton County Runner-Up:  Artwork will hang in Congressman Chabot’s Cincinnati office for one year.

Top Warren County Runner-Up:  Artwork will hang in Congressman Chabot’s Warren County office for one year.

If you would like more information on the Annual Congressional Art Competition, please email Joe Abner or you may reach him at (513) 684-2723.

Top 20 First District Finalists



#1 -- Citrus
Oil Paint



#2 -- From Then to Now
Acrylic Paint



#3 -- Fiona 
Colored Pencil



#4 -- New Roman
Oil Pastel



#5 -- Woman: Nature
Digital Photography



#6 -- Cherry Blossoms
Digital Photography



#7 -- Vigilance
Water Color and Sharpie



#8 -- Blomsterbarn
Ball Point Pen



#9 -- Static Psyche
Acrylic Paint



#10 -- Odd Turn
Photography Photo Shop



#11 -- Soy Milk
Digital Illustration



#12 -- Busy As Usual
Acrylic Paint and Collage



#13 -- Sibylline
Collage and Acrylic



#14 -- Broad Stripes and Burnt Spoons
Colored Pencil and Graphite



#15 -- Reflections of Dublin
Digital Print Photography



#16 -- The Halls of St. Mary's
Charcoal



#17 -- Sundrop
Digital Print Photography



#18 -- Look Up
Scratchboard



#19 -- Owl At Night
Digital Painting



#20 -- Lost In Ambition
Scratchboard