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2021 Congressional Art Competition Virtual Exhibition

May 11, 2021

2021 Awardees

1st Place  Shadows of Democracy by Charlie Williams (Wakefield HS '21)
Medium: Digital Photography
2nd Place Self-Portrait 2020 by Morgan Andrews (Washington Liberty HS '22)
Medium: Pencil
3rd Place Girl in Print by Naomi Lewis (George Mason HS '24)
Medium: Ink/Typewriter



Honorable Mentions
Above the Mantel by Renee Whiffen (Wakefield HS '21)
Medium: Pencil

Ba Noi by Jenny Le (Falls Church HS '21)
Medium: Photography

Blame Game by Ella Park (McLean HS '22)
Medium: Charcoal

Blood Moon by Carmina Lopez (Wakefield HS '21)
Medium: Oil Paint

Escape by Luiza Nedelescu (McLean HS '23)
Medium: Mixed Media

Eternal? by Emma Chen (McLean HS '24)
Medium: Acrylic Paint

Flowery Me by Indra Mungunsuh (Washington Liberty HS '22)
Medium: Acrylic Paint and Magazine Paper

Grandma's Love by Nahomi Samson (Hayfield Secondary School '22)
Medium: Photography

In Bloom by Gabriel Aguilar-Posas (Wakefield HS '21)
Medium: Digital Photography

Let Me Speak by Lauren Puttock (Yorktown HS '21)
Medium: Charcoal

Life is Brighter on the Screen by Adilzhan Nazarov (McLean HS '22)
Medium: Acrylic Paint on Canvas

not ur petting zoo by Mason Taylor (Wakefield HS '22)
Medium: Acrylic Paint

Six Feet Apart by James Pham (Falls Church HS '22)
Medium: Photography

Someone's Doll by Catherine Seale (St. Stephens and St. Agnes School '21)
Medium: Oil Paint on Canvas

The United Flowers of America by Ava Soong (McLean HS '22)
Medium: Graphite Pencil

The Unity before Darkness by Taylor Price (Yorktown HS '22)
Medium: Photography


To the Bone by Stephanie Adrien (St. Stephens and St. Agnes School '21)
Medium: Digital Paint



2021 Submissions

6 Passions by Sophie Keuerleber (H-B Woodlawn '22)
Medium: Acrylic Paint on Canvas

A Frozen Spring by Lauren Sartori (Yorktown HS '21)
Medium: Photoshop Painting

A moment in time by Carly Cameron (H-B Woodlawn '22)
Medium: Digital Photography

Around Back by William Green (Gonzaga College HS '22)
Medium: Oil Paint

Babushka Through Generations by Maria Dubasov (Thomas Jefferson HS for Science and Technology '22)
Medium: Acrylic Paint

Billie Eilish by Caroline Moser (T.C. Williams HS '21)
Medium: Ink

Burial Suit by Lara Schneidawind (Washington Liberty HS '21)
Medium: Digital Painting

Butterfly Woman by Eva Turner (H-B Woodlawn '22)
Medium: Acrylic Paint on Canvas

Coming Out by Sherry Yu (Thomas Jefferson HS for Science and Technology '23)
Medium: Colored Pencil

COVID Entrapment by Peter Mankin (South County HS '21)
Medium: Digital Art

Dementia Stage Three: Where is my brother? by Audrey Vizard (Washington Liberty High School '22)
Medium: Photography & Collage

Eyes Opened by Skye Schofield-Saba (St. Stephens and St. Agnes School '21)
Medium: Digital Paint

Firdaus by Thahia Rahman (H-B Woodlawn HS '22)
Medium: Digital Photography

Four Season Portrait by Darby Walker (Falls Church HS '22)
Medium: Photography

Friends by Emily Larsen (Yorktown HS '21)
Medium: Acrylic Paint on Paper

Greed and Excess by Lena Weiman (St. Stephens and St. Agnes School '21)
Medium: Acrylic Paint on Canvas

Hope by Lenka Bauman (H-B Woodlawn '24)
Medium: Digital Photography


Hug Yourself  by Georgia Gibbon (Wakefield HS '21)
Medium: Acrylic and Oil Paint on Canvas

"I am happy, I'm happy because I'm alive and able to see another day" 
by Ewan Speicher (Hayfield Second School '24)
Medium: Photography

I'm Ready by Brenna Meehan (Yorktown HS '21)
Medium: Ink Jet Print

Intertwined Hopes by Sehyun Choi (Thomas Jefferson HS for Science and Technology '22)
Medium: Watercolor

Isolation by Audrey Loucks (McLean HS '22)
Medium: Watercolor, Color Pencil, White Gel Pen

It's Time by Kaitlin Kessmeier (Bishop Ireton HS '22)
Medium: Watercolor & Sharpie

Long Road by Nichole Teifer (Hayfield Secondary School '21)
Medium: Digital Photography

Look Up by Gabrielle Walters (Hayfield Secondary School '22)
Medium: Digital Photography

Looking In by Seth Novak (Wakefield HS '21)
Medium: Analog photography taken with a film camera & Black and White Film Media

Masked Happiness in 2021 by Rahel Zenebe (Hayfield Secondary School '24)
Medium: Photography

Moment's Bliss by Richmond Gonzalez (Hayfield Secondary School '21)
Medium: Digital Photography

Monsters of Imagination by Ava Pache (T.C. Williams HS '24)
Medium: Graphite & Water Soluble Pencils

My Sister, My Muse by Lia Stoumbos (T.C. Williams HS '24)
Medium: Acrylic Paint

New Dawn by Laney Harrison (St. Stephens and St. Agnes School '22)
Medium: Photography

New Life by Anna Peters (Annandale High School '23)
Medium: Mixed Media

One of a Kind by Nayeli Vallejos (Falls Church HS '22)
Medium: Digital Art

Our Voices Matter by Erin Kilkenny (Yorktown HS '21)
Medium: Photography

Overstimulation by Rahmah Naeem (Virginia Virtual Academy '24)
Medium: Acrylic Paint

"Promoting greatness and promotion of greatness" 
by Elizabeth Parson (Washington Liberty HS '21)
Medium: Photography

Reach by Fiona Donovan (T.C. Williams HS '22)
Medium: Acrylic Paint, Oil Pastel, Gel Pen

Self Portrait by Allison Tsitsibelis (McLean HS '22)
Medium: Mixed Media


Self Portrait of a Generation: Vanishing Life 
by Benjamin Meacham (Washington Liberty HS '22)
Medium: Mixed Media/Collage

Shattered Glass Drawing by Kathryn Rutherford (T.C.Williams HS '22)
Medium: Graphite on Paper

Spark by Clare Lewis (Yorktown HS '22)
Medium: Watercolor

Teenage Years by Alan Tran (Hayfield Secondary School '22)
Medium: Digital Photography

The Eye is the Window of the Soul by Wes Riggs (H-B Woodlawn '22)
Medium: Acrylic Paint &Markers

The Fence by Julia Snell (H-B Woodlawn '24)
Medium: Digital Photography

The Lifecycle of an Orange by Eva Mulrooney (T.C. Williams HS '24)
Medium: Colored Pencil & Marker

The Paper Place by Isabelle Obey (Yorktown HS '22)
Medium: Paper Collage

The Pike by Yabsera Moshe (Washington Liberty HS '23)
Medium: Photography

The Poppies Still Grow by Amelia Katula (H-B Woodlawn '22)
Medium: Watercolor Paint & Ink

The Wanderer by Ashley Guzman (Falls Church High School '22)
Medium: Photography

To bind up the nation's wounds by Spencer Strebe (Yorktown HS '23)
Medium: Photography

Train Goers by Anna Wood (Wakefield HS '21)
Medium: Film Photography

Unmasked Hate by Sofia Montgomery (St. Stephens and St. Agnes School '21)
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Warmth by David Galindo (Washington Liberty HS '21)
Medium: Photography

What Are We? by Peyton Hensley (St. Stephens and St. Agnes School '21)
Medium: Acrylic Paint