Press RoomAn Artistic Discovery
April 3, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
An Artistic Discovery, a High School Art Competition, Opening This Weekend at the Neville Museum
Green Bay, WI---April 3, 2015---An Artistic Discovery will be on display at the Neville Public Museum from April 4, 2015 through May 10, 2015. This exhibition features 63 works of art from 14 schools produced by high school students in Wisconsin's 8th Congressional District, currently represented by Congressman Reid Ribble. Representative High Schools include: Appleton West, Bay Port, Bonduel, Denmark, East De Pere, Kaukauna, Kimberly, Luxemburg-Casco, New Holstein, Notre Dame Academy, Oconto Falls, Renaissance School for the Arts, Wausaukee and Xavier High School. The artwork covers a range of media and subject matter, which collectively display diverse levels of talent and exceptional creativity.
Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors this nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. Since the competition began in 1982, more than 650,000 high school students have participated. Students submit entries to their representative's office, and panels of district artists select the winning entries.
This year’s winners include:
First Place: The Ephemeral Art of Life by Ruth Chaha-Guerrero, Renaissance School for the Arts
Second Place: Llvvia by Amanda Xiong, Renaissance School of the Arts
Third Place: Mi Preciosa by Ashley Bernhardt, Denmark High School
Fourth Place: Henri by Katherine Walkowski, Xavier High School
Congratulations to all of the teachers and student artist participants!
An Artistic Discovery will be on display through May 10, 2015.
Neville Public Museum Foundation
210 Museum Place
Green Bay, WI 54303
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