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Congressman Mike Quigley

Representing the 5th District of Illinois

Congressional Art Competition

Congressman Mike Quigley is excited to announce Milly Zhang, a student from Guerin College Prep, as the winner of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition for Illinois’ Fifth Congressional District. 

Milly Zhang, first place winner, with her piece, “Still Life,” at a reception at Fannie’s Café.

Zhang’s watercolor painting of a flower, “Still Life,” will hang in the United States Capitol complex for the following year.

Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors the Congressional Art Competition, a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. Since the Artistic Discovery competition began in 1982, more than 650,000 high school students have participated. 

SUBMISSSION DATES FOR THE 2018 CONGRESSIONAL ART COMPETITION ARE PENDING.