An Artistic Discovery
2005 Competition Finalists
May 21 through June 17, 2005
More than forty artists participated in the Artistic Discovery competition organized by U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky. Now in its 24th year, An Artistic Discovery is a Congressional art competition designed to encourage and reward our nation’s gifted young artists.
The five top selections were chosen by a committee of judges including art instructors, artists, and arts administrators. The winning artwork from the 9th Congressional District competition will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year and the winner is eligible for a full four-year scholarship to Columbia College Chicago. The 2nd through 5th place finalists will receive special prizes and their artwork will be included in a touring exhibit and public venues throughout the 9th Congressional District of Illinois.
The An Artistic Discovery finalists for 2005 are:
|School||Maine East High School|
|Prize||Scholarship to High School Summer
Artwork displayed in U.S. Capitol Building for one
Trip for two to Washington DC for national ribbon
|School||Niles West High School|
|Prize||$200 gift certificate to the Evanston
Family pass to the Chicago Art Institute
|School||New Hope Academy|
|Prize||$200 Gift Certificate to Lillstreet Art
|School||Sullivan High School|
|Prize||$100 gift certificate to Good's of
|School||Ridgewood High School|
|Prize||Two passes to the Art Institute of
Membership to the Museum of Contemporary Art
For more information about the competition, contact Mr. Ra Joy at 847.328.3409.