Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) has announced the winners of the 2022 Congressional Art Competition for the Third District of Nebraska.
“Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Congressional Art Competition and to all students who submitted their work,” said Smith. “These incredible pieces will be displayed in the halls of Congress and my offices in Washington, D.C. and Nebraska. I also want to thank all the teachers who encourage students to exercise their talent and creativity.”
Artwork by the first-place winner will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol. The runners-up will have their art displayed in Rep. Smith’s Washington, D.C., Grand Island, and Scottsbluff offices. Smith worked with the Nebraska Art Teachers Association to coordinate the competition.
First Place: “Vennsia” by Brianna Jorgenson of Orleans
Southern Valley Public Schools
Brianna’s work will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year.
Second Place: “Pieces of Me” by Carlee Wissing of Hastings
Adams Central Public Schools
Carlee’s work will be displayed in Smith’s Washington, D.C. office.
Third Place: “Toad of the Platte” by Charli Wells of Holdrege
Holdrege Public Schools
Charli’s work will be displayed in Smith’s Grand Island office.
Fourth Place: “America’s Pastime” by Caden Holm of Mason City
Litchfield Public Schools
Caden’s work will be displayed in Smith’s Scottsbluff office.