“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 for two weeks in May at the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal and all applicants will be invited to attend an awards reception to announce the winners.
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 student: Artwork will hang in Congressman Chabot’s Cincinnati office for one year.
Top Warren County student: Artwork will hang in Congressman Chabot’s Warren County office for one year.
The online voted started TODAY April 22nd. You, the students and their family will be able to vote for their favorite piece online at: Congressional Art Finalists: District 1. Voting will be open until Friday, April 24th at 3:00pm.
Please show your support of the Oak Hills High School student entries and VOTE!
Jamie Wullenweber’s piece is #14, “The Primaries” (and is displayed incorrectly in the photograph, it should be verticle) and Taylor Helms’ is #19, “Cherry Blossom”.
Thank you for your help in getting the student’s art displayed in Washington! Last year OHLSD was represented in our Nation’s Capitol Building by Cameron Suter’s work. Let’s see if we can go 2 years in a row!