Gibbs Hosts Congressional Art Competition Reception
Congressman Gibbs released the following statement after hosting the Congressional Art Competition Reception for five finalists representing the 7th District of Ohio.
“The Congressional Art Competition is a great way to showcase the talent we have in the district. I want to thank all of the finalists for attending and for all of your creativity and hard work. I look forward to seeing the winner’s artwork represent the 7th district of Ohio in the U.S. Capitol.”
Every spring, the U.S. House of Representatives sponsors an art competition for high school students. Any student in grades 9-12 who resides or attends school in the 7th district is eligible to participate. Artwork must be entirely original and eligible types of art include paintings, drawings, prints, collages, mixed media, computer generated art, and photography.
Below is a list of the finalists for the 2015 Congressional Art Competition:
Jessica Hartline, Senior, Dover
Caitlin McCasun, Junior, Dover
Katelyn Reynolds, Senior, Ashland*
Kiana Ziegler, Senior, Ashland**
Chen Zhang, Junior, Brunswick
*Denotes Runner Up
** Denotes Winner