This year’s Congressional Art Competition winner not as controversial as last year’s


This year’s Congressional Art Competition winner not as controversial as last year’s

U.S. Rep. Wm. Lacy Clay (D-Mo.) recently congratulated 19 talented high school artists from Missouri’s 1st congressional district who competed in the 17th annual Congressional Art Competition in the district. This year’s 1st place winner, who was honored at the Saint Louis University Museum of Art, is Santia Maderios, a sophomore at McCluer High School.
Her winning entry, entitled “Bound,” is a mixed media work in pencil, marker and acrylic. Her colorful and thought-provoking work will be on display at the U.S. Capitol complex. She will travel to Washington, D.C., courtesy of Southwest Airlines, to unveil …

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