Wenstrup Announces 2019 Congressional Art Competition Winner

Washington, May 15, 2019 Contact: Ann Tumolo (202-225-3164)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) announced the winner of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition. Angela Peng, a junor from Sycamore High School, won first place for her piece, “Friendship.” The piece will be displayed with all winning entries from congressional districts across the country in the U.S. Capitol for one year.

Karley Roades, a junior from Hillsboro High School, won second place for her piece, “This Is Me.”  Hope Middleton, a junior from Hillsboro High School, won third place for her piece, “Cherry.” Angela Peng also won the Viewer’s Choice Award for her piece, “Elegance.” The runners-up will have their artwork displayed prominently in one of Congressman Wenstrup’s offices.

This year’s competition had 32 talented entries from across the Second District, and a panel of local artists selected the top three winning entries. The Viewer’s Choice Award was determined by online voting. 

1st Place: “Friendship” — Colored Pencils – Angela Peng – Junior at Sycamore High School 

2nd Place: “This Is Me” – Painting – Karley Roades – Junior at Hillsboro High School 

 3rd Place: “Cherry” – Acrylic Painting – Hope Middleton –– Junior at Hillsboro High School

Viewer’s Choice: “Elegance” – Colored Pencils – Angela Peng– Junior at Sycamore High School