U.S. Rep. Kind: Announces winners of 2018 congressional art competition

Contact: Aaron White; 202-225-5506; Aaron.White@mail.house.gov

La Crosse – Today, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind and his wife, Tawni, held a reception honoring the participants of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition.  Rep. Kind also announced the winners of the Congressional Art Competition:

1st Place:      Hannah Butts, La Farge High School
Title of Artwork: A Friend to All, an Enemy to None

2nd Place:    Emily Jacobs, La Farge High School 
Title of Artwork: Hot Spring, Arkansas

3rd Place:     Caitlyn Brockman, Tomah High School
                        Title of Artwork: Trapped with Chaos

4th Place:     Abbey Jacobs, La Farge High School
                        Title of Artwork: Amongst the Foliage 

“Our students in western and central Wisconsin have some of the best talent in the country,” said Rep. Ron Kind. “Tawni and I always enjoy seeing the amazing art our students create every year. I’m proud to see art hanging in the Capitol and my offices that was created here in Wisconsin.”

The first place entry will hang for a year in the U.S. Capitol along with the works of other student artists from across the country. The second place entry will be displayed in Rep. Kind’s Washington, D.C. office, and the third and fourth place pieces will be displayed in Rep. Kind’s La Crosse and Eau Claire offices.

A photo of the winning entry is attached.