Congressman James Comer is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition for the 1st District of Kentucky. Laura DeLoach, a student at Christian County High School, won for her piece titled “Euphoria.” Her artwork will hang in the U.S. Capitol all year, and she will receive two roundtrip tickets to Washington for the national reception. She is also eligible for a $3,000 yearly scholarship to Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) or Tennessee Wesleyan College. In addition to the winning artwork hanging in the Capitol, Laura DeLoach’s piece will also be featured on house.gov’s Congressional Art Competition page.
“Euphoria” by Laura DeLoach
Asjion Catlett and Kaleb Hilton, both from Christian County High School, tied for 2nd place. Catlett’s artwork “Warrior” and Hilton’s artwork “Rosy” will hang in Congressman Comer’s office in Washington, D.C.
“Warrior” by Asjion Catlett
“Rosy” by Kaleb Hilton
“Congratulations to all of the students who participated in the 2019 Congressional Art Competition. All of the artwork showcased how talented the students of the 1st District are. I’m proud to have these winners displayed both in the Capitol and in my office for visitors in Washington to see these great pieces of art,” said Rep. James Comer.
Congressman Comer would also like to thank Azucena “Susie” Trejo-Williams for judging the Art Competition. Mrs. Trejo-Williams is an Assistant Professor of Art and Design at Campbellsville University in Campbellsville, Kentucky.