National Artist In Our Midst
May 19, 2021
Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced the winner and runners-up of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition in Illinois' 17th Congressional District. Congresswoman Bustos encouraged the public to vote for their favorite submission to support local student artists.
The first-place winner this year is Riley Jones from Rock Island High School, whose submission "Black Pride" will be displayed in the United States Capitol. The four runners-up are Brianna Benassi from Pekin Community High School, whose artwork will be displayed in Congresswoman Bustos' Washington, D.C. office; Jessic...