Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Staples High School art students Moira Margolis and Anna Violette have won first and second prize respectively in this year’s Congressional Art Awards competition.
Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) announced the winners at the City Lights Gallery in Bridgeport where the entries were on display.
Moira, who won not only the Grand Prize but Best in Show for her stippled drawing, will have her piece displayed in the U.S. Capitol for a year alongside winning entries from across the country and will be invited to attend the opening ceremonies in Washington, D.C. in June.
Anna‘s artwork won the Best in Mixed Media prize and will have her work displayed in Himes’s Congressional office in Bridgeport.
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