Heights High senior Alice Janigro wins 11th District Congressional Art Competition
Alice Janigro, a senior at Cleveland Heights High School, won Best in Show in the 11th Congressional District’s 2015 Congressional Art Competition. Janigro’s artwork, titled New Zealand Landscape, also took the top prize in the Mixed Media category at the awards ceremony held on Sunday, May 3, at the Memorial-Nottingham Branch of Cleveland Public Library.
As the grand prize winner, Janigro will have her artwork displayed in the Cannon Tunnel leading to the U.S. Capitol for one year. She and other congressional district winners from across the country will also have the opportunity to attend a reception in Washington, D.C., in their honor.
Local high school students submitted more than 110 works of art in seven categories to the competition: mixed media, painting, printmaking, computer-generated artwork, drawing, photography, and best in show. Five art professionals from the 11th District served as judges.
Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge presented the awards in the art competition. First elected in 2008, she represents the people of the 11th Congressional District of Ohio.