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McCollum Announces Winners of 2021 Congressional Art Competition

May 5, 2021
Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) today announced the winners of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition in Minnesota’s Fourth Congressional District:  

Allison Tran of Mounds View High School took first place for her artwork “Eternal Spring.” Hazel Meerson-Hendrie of Woodbury High School finished in second place with “The Original,” and Sarah Drogseth of Hill-Murray High School took third place with “Rooftop Call.” The first place winner will have their artwork displayed in the U.S. Capitol alongside winners from across the U.S.

“The Fourth District is home to a thriving arts and humanities community, full of artists who enrich our lives with their creativity and talent,” Congresswoman McCollum said. “Through the Congressional Art Competition, I am proud to help amplify the work of our community’s up-and-coming artists and allow the public to get a glimpse of their inspiring work. Our judges were impressed by the breadth of the submissions, and I congratulate and thank each of the entrants for participating in this year’s competition.”

This year’s art competition was held in an electronic format due to the ongoing pandemic, and was open to Fourth District high school students.

The entries can be viewed in an online gallery here.

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