2020 Congressional Art Competition Virtual Gallery

Thrilled to announce the 2020 winner of the Congressional Art Competition in Maryland’s 8th Congressional District: Mastery by Chunlin An of Walt Whitman High School!

We also have 17 second-place honorees: Alex Li (Alone); Aurea Sellmeyer (Time); Devon Elliot (Yellowstone Pen and Ink Landscape); Gisselle Arias (Lost in Sound); Grace Tang (My Dog); Henry Haddon (Quiet Solitude); Isabella Khoury (Sammy); Jared Fischer (Balance); Jennifer Li (Hidden Faces); Jiahe Jin (A Pinch of Love); Julie Solonsky (Fireflies); Lillian Broeksmit (Ethereal Glow); Lily Chung (Warped Lenses); Lindsay Gaiser (Sea Turtle Composite); Mikayla Castaldi (Torn); Nadine Vos (Green Apples and Drinks); and Yunshu (Peter) Qiu (Two Wolves).

I want to thank our wonderful friends at VisArts in Rockville for providing the online submission portal which enabled us to safely receive and judge this remarkable art. VisArts has been a great partner with us in this annual display of youthful creativity and vision, and we thank them especially this year for their flexibility and unwavering support.

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1968 by Gabrielle Kisslinger of Walt Whitman High School
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2020 Vision by Jacqueline Lococo of Walt Whitman High School
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Abby by Lauren Mattison of Albert Einstein High School
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Abandoned In Space by Lucas Izquierdo of Walt Whitman High School
Abstracted Self Portrait by Isabella Tiboni of Liberty High School
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Abstraction by Nico Petite of Walt Whitman High School
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A Day At The Arboretum by Kate Stiglitz of Holton Arms School
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Alone by Alex Li of Walt Whitman High School
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Amy Winehouse by Grant Procopio of Liberty High School
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A Not So Colorful Harmony by Elena Caballero of Albert Einstein High School
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A Pinch Of Love by Jiahe Jin of Walt Whitman High School
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Around Where I’d Like To Be In A Year Or So by Jacob Rulnick of Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School
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Art For Change by Kiersten Wienclawski of Liberty High School
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A Taste Of Life by Rebecca Bender of Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School
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Audrey Fools by Jeff Duong of Landon School
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A Walk In The Desert by Emma Isaacson of Holton-Arms School
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Pow by Gabriel Zwillinger of Walt Whitman High School
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Balance by Jared Fischer of Liberty High School
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Ballin’ In The Dark by Natasha Sleptzoff of Liberty High School
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Basement Junk by Adam Feit of Albert Einstein High School
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Beautiful Rust by Zach Jones of Liberty High School
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Boost by Ethan Fang of Landon School
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Border Leicester Sheep by Madeline Blattau of Liberty High School
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Burning Forest by Christopher Vogel of Walt Whitman High School
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C&O at Dawn by Emmersen Hampton Weinberg of Walt Whitman High School
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Campfire Catastrophe by Sean Fleming of Walt Whitman High School
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Car №8 by Evelyn Gregory of Walt Whitman High School
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Castle Of The Storm by Hayden Shinaberry of Walt Whitman High School
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Cindy by Calvin Choi of Walt Whitman High School
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Clad In Nature by Arwen Creswell of Linganore High School
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Cobwebs by Tommy Billheimer of Liberty High School
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Color Theory by Jemma Bazemore of Holton-Arms School
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Consciousness by Max Freedman of Walt Whitman High School
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Consequences by Magnus Tjoervason of Walt Whitman High School
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Contagion by Davies Maxwell of Walt Whitman High School
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Cup O Noodles by Sara War of Holton-Arms School
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Darcy by Carly Armitage of Holton-Arms School
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Dillema by Zach Zeldow of Walt Whitman High School
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Drowning In Love by Tyler Jones of Linganore High School
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Early Morning Kitchen Light by Huntly Rathbone of Holton-Arms School
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Early Night by Isabel Davies of Walt Whitman High School
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E Pluribus Unum by Crystal Li of Richard Montgomery High School
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Escape by Sarah Luan of Richard Montgomery High School
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Ethereal Glow by Lillian Broeksmit of Holton-Arms School
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Family Recipe by Kaya Ginsky of Walt Whitman High School
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Fierceness of Feminism by Riya Kumar of Walt Whitman High School
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Fireflies by Julie Solonsky of Walt Whitman High School
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Follow The Leader by Clara Koritz Hawkes of Walt Whitman High School
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Fourth Quarter by Charles Sagner
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Georgetown by Henry McInerny of Walt Whitman High School
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Gladiolus, Feb. 2020 by Kobina Pobee of Walkersville High School
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Glory At Dawn by Christina Xiong of Walt Whitman High School
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Green Apples And Drinks by Nadine Vos of Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
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Head Shot by Rebecca Barsky of Walt Whitman High School
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Hidden Faces by Jennifer Li of Montgomery Blair High School
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Hustle And Bustle by Elena Riel of Holton-Arms School
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Immigration by Marc Margolis of Walt Whitman High School
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Isolate by Renz Johnson of Walt Whitman High School
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Leopard Mist by Zoe White of Walt Whitman High School
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Leopard On A Tree by LuLu Coulman (Holton-Arms School)
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Light In The Cathedral by Olivia Gravatt of Walt Whitman High School
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Lilac-Breasted Roller by Maddie Coulman of Holton-Arms School
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Lone Leaf by Christina DeNovio of Holton-Arms School
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Lost In Sound by Gisselle Arias of Middletown High School
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Low Tide by Katrina Levandowski of Liberty High School
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Mastery by Chunlin An of Walt Whitman High School
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Melancholy by Brandon Hotchkiss of Walt Whitman High School
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Memorial Of Joseph Trumpeldor by Noah Grill of Walt Whitman High School
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Modern Consumerism by Lucas Junge of Walt Whitman High School
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Moroccan Sunrise by Evan Israel of Holton- Arms School
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Motherhood by Joyce Wang of Thomas S. Wootton High School
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My Dog by Grace Tang of Richard Montgomery High School
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Neon Snapshot by Tyler Hsieh of Walt Whitman High School
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NYC Transport Lucas Von Keitz of Walt Whitman High School
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Oh To Be At Peace by Dana Kullgren of Linganore High School
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Oranges by Grace Washinger of Liberty High School
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Pointsettia by Julia Hamilton of Liberty High School
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Pray by Jaden Zhou of Walt Whitman High School
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Pug Power! by Samantha Levine of Walt Whitman High School
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Queen Of The Hidden Valley by Sofia Knaap of James Hubert Blake High School
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Quiet Solitude by Henry Haddon of Walt Whitman High School
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Revolution by Mary Ma of Richard Montgomery High School
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Sammy by Isabella Khoury of Liberty High School
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Sarah M Harnish by Ethan Dixon of Albert Einstein High School
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Sea Turtle Composite by Lindsay Gaiser of Liberty High School
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Self-Portrait by Alise Shotwell of Liberty High School
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Self-Portrait by Gracie Bulleri of Liberty High School
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Separados Pero Juntos by Katie Gonzales of Albert Einstein High School
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Sewing Confections by Faith Thumma of Linganore High School
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Shadows by Mary Hermes of Walt Whitman High School
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Shenron by Taha Zarrami of Walt Whitman High School
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Shocking by Chloe O’Rourke of Holton-Arms School
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Shoes And Feet by MacKenzie Arndt of Liberty High School
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Silence by Sadie Hyman of Bethesda Chevy Chase High School
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Soldier by Lily Crooks of Albert Einstein High School
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Space Diner by Patrick Fletcher of Walt Whitman High School
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sPonGeBoB by Michael DeRosa of Walt Whitman High School
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Staring Contest by Jaclyn Friedlander of Walt Whitman High School
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Sunset At Skull Creek by Amanda Henmueller of Thomas S. Wootton High School
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Surprise! by Raeyan Syed of Holton-Arms School
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The American Immigrant by Ethan Sonnenreich of Walt Whitman High School
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The Door Appears by Jasmine Hall of Berman Hebrew Academy
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The Tube by Madison Colonna of Walt Whitman High School
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Thomas Point Shoal Light by Skylar Huebner of Walt Whitman High School
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Three Faces by Chance Carvalho of Liberty High School
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Time by Aurea Sellmeyer (Homeschool)
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Torn by Mikayla Castaldi of Liberty High School
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Tsunami by Shannon Eissele of Liberty High School
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Two Faced by Alicia Lamkin of Walt Whitman High School
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Two Wolves by Yunshu Qiu of Landon School
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Unity by Yuang Chen of Liberty High School
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Untitled by Addison Stacho of Liberty High School
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Untitled by Katie McCarthy of Liberty High School
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Untitled by Kayleigh Ward of Liberty High School
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Venice by Drew Warner of Walt Whitman High School
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Warped Lenses by Lily Chung of Albert Einstein High School
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Wonder In London by Emmelyn Pastor of Holton-Arms School
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Yeet by Evan Steiner of Walt Whitman High School
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Yellowstone Pen And Ink Landscape by Devon Elliott of Liberty High School

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