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Eshoo Announces 18th District Winner of Congressional Art Competition

May 3rd, 2018

PALO ALTO, Calif. — On May 1st Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) announced the 18th Congressional District winner of the Congressional Art Competition together with students, parents and teachers. This year, Eshoo’s office received 93 entries from students attending 17 high schools in her Congressional District.

1st Place:

Jennifer Wu

Palo Alto High School

Name of Artwork: Chatter

“I’m exceedingly proud of the exceptional works of art produced by the student artists in my District,” Eshoo said in a statement. “Creativity and freedom of expression are bedrock American values and the Congressional Art Competition advances both. Congratulations to Jennifer and every student who have embraced art to express themselves.”

A photo of Rep. Eshoo with Jennifer Wu is below.

About the Congressional Art Competition

Since 1982, the Congressional Institute has hosted an annual visual art competition for high school students to recognize artistic talent throughout the nation. Attracting more than 650,000 participants nationwide to date, the competition calls for submissions of paintings, drawings, collages, photographs and computer-generated art. Judging in the 18th Congressional District competition is done by an independent panel of art community members. This year’s judging panel included: Kit Coleman, Mahmut Keskekci and Linda Covello.

The winning artwork from each congressional district is exhibited for a full year at the U.S. Capitol. The winner receives two round-trip tickets to Washington D.C. for the annual awards ceremony and launch of the exhibition courtesy of Southwest Airlines. Each congressional district winner also receives a one-year subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud™, scholarship opportunities from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), and other contributions from national sponsors.

 

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