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.

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

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