Art Competition

Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) announced the winners of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition. The judging panel was made up of local members of the art and design community:

  • Taekia Glass, artist, Mending Walls RVA.  
  • S. Ross Browne, artist, owner of Browne Studio
  • Bob Riggs, Principal, Riggs Ward Design

Each spring, a nation-wide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The Congressional Art Competition is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent in the nation, as well as in our Congressional District. The winning entry from each district will hang in the U.S. Capitol for one year.

Student Winners: 
 

1st Place

Emani Salas

Great Bridge High School-   10th grade

“Littered Both Ways”

pencil drawing

1st Place

2nd Place

Annabelle Starr

Prince George High School- 12th grade

“The King Will Come”

Acrylic pain on canvas board

2nd Place

3rd Place

Katherine Farmer

Clover Hill High School- 11th grade

“perspective”

Photography

3rd Place

4th Place

Brianna Maurice

George Wythe High School- 12th grade

“Afro Futuristic Woman”

Mixed Media

4th Place

Honorable Mention

Tiana Yonkers

Highland Springs High School- 11th grade

“Inverse”

Acrylic on Canvas

HM1

Honorable Mention

Tristan Adamek

Clover Hill High School- 11th grade

“Cosmic Connection”

Computer-generated Art

HM2

Honorable Mention

Antonio Frazier

Armstrong High School- 11th grade

“Bloom”

Mixed Media

HM3