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2016 Congressional Art Competition

Help our Art Students by voting for their pieces!  Voting ends Friday, May 6th at 12pm

"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 second week of 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.

This year Elder has 3 student works that have been selected in the TOP 20, but we need you to vote for them!  Go to  You may vote ONE time per email address.  

Elder pieces are:  #1  A Tale of a Whale, Drew Brown '19

                              #11  Silent Nights, Garren Messmore '17

                              #12  Eye Candy, Collin Scheiner '17