Ysleta ISD Visible Arts Packages dominate Congressional Artwork Awards

With a podium sweep of the 2021 Congressional Artwork Levels of competition, and five other individuals placing in the Top rated 10, the Ysleta ISD Visible Arts systems again proved to be the kinds to conquer this yr.

“The 2021 Congressional Artwork Awards contest was just a different example of their breathtaking accomplishment,” Ysleta ISD officers shared.  “YISD has gained 13 of the very last 14 decades in this contest, and this year’s success and accomplishment are astounding.”

Of the around 100 entries into this contest, YISD educational institutions took 8 of the top 10 finalist positions and won 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.

Congresswoman Veronica Escobar hosted a virtual awards ceremony to announce the 2021 Congressional Artwork Competitors winners for Texas’ 16th Congressional District higher university college students. Brissa Cervantes, a senior at Riverside High Faculty, received the competitors with her piece titled “Immigration,” which will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol Creating for 1 year.

“It is my satisfaction to congratulate Brissa Cervantes and all the aspiring young artists for enriching the 2021 Congressional Art Competition with their talent, creativity, and expertise,” stated Congresswoman Escobar. “I commend them for continuing to discover their creative desire amid a pandemic and working with artwork to convey hope for what lies ahead. I would like to thank the judges, teachers, family members users, and of course, the artists for their perseverance to the arts and participation in this level of competition.”

Every spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide superior faculty visual art competition to figure out and motivate artistic expertise in the nation and every single congressional district.

Considering that the Creative Discovery competitiveness began in 1982, additional than 650,000 superior university students have participated.

Pupils post entries to their representative’s business office, and panels of district artists find the profitable entries. Winners are recognized both of those in their district and at an once-a-year awards ceremony in Washington, DC. In addition, the winning is effective are displayed for just one yr at the U.S. Capitol.

Pupils from 19 higher colleges inside Texas’ 16th Congressional District submitted about 100 items of artwork for this year’s level of competition.

Below are the outcomes of the 2021 Congressional Artwork Competitiveness:

1st Area: Brissa Cervantes, Immigration |- Riverside Higher University

2nd Position: Camila Marquez, What She Remembers – Eastwood Large School

3rd Position: Gwen Palomares, A Walk Down Her Street – Bel Air Large University

Honorable Mentions:

Aileen Monserrat, The Year 2020 – Ysleta Higher University

Sabrina Ortega, Shining Recollections – Riverside Large College