Rep. Ron Kind: Winners of 2013 Congressional Art Competition Announced
U.S. Rep. Ron Kind with his wife, Tawni Kind, announced the winners of the 17th annual Third Congressional District Art Contest.
“This year’s competition drew entries from across the Third Congressional District, showcasing just how talented and ambitious our young artists are here in western and central Wisconsin,” said Rep. Kind. “It’s a real pleasure to honor these outstanding artists and celebrate the great work they have done.”
The winners are:
|Rep. Kind and Corina Strait with her 1st place piece.|
Corina Strait, La Farge High School
Best in Show
Devon Lee, La Crosse Logan High School
Ryan Herken, La Farge High School
Claire Firary, La Crosse Logan High School
Greta Gunnarson, La Crosse Central High School
Cody Harris, La Farge High School
Chiara Ruff, Aquinas High School
“The Lamb-eyed Lion”
Andie West, La Farge High School
“Pieces of Me”
Rose von Muchow, La Crosse Logan High School
Jenna Wegner, La Farge High School
“Home is Where the Heart Is”
Macy Hembd, La Crosse Logan High School
Bethany Parr, La Crosse Central High School
Soren Johnson, La Crosse Logan High School
Kaila Larson, La Crosse Logan High School
The first-place entry, “Truck Yeah” by La Farge senior Corina Strait, will be displayed for a year in the U.S. Capitol along with the works of other student artists from across the country. She also will be invited to Washington, D.C. for a reception honoring the top student artists. The second-place work will be displayed in Rep. Kind’s Washington, D.C. office, while the third and fourth-place works will be hung in Rep. Kind’s La Crosse and Eau Claire offices.
The contest recognizes the artistic talent of our region’s high school art students, bringing together high school artists from across western and central Wisconsin.
Take a tour of all the entries to the 2013 art contest here.
Special thanks to UW-La Crosse and the University Gallery for hosting this year's awards ceremony!