Joyce Announces 2024 Congressional Art Competition Winner

Jun 03, 2024
Press

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Dave Joyce (OH-14) announced Mya Taddeo as the winner of the 2024 Congressional Art Competition for Ohio’s 14th Congressional District. Mya, who is a junior at Mentor High School, won with her submission Taylor’s Debut. Her artwork will be placed on display in the U.S. Capitol for an entire year. 

The competition’s honorable mentions include:

  • 2nd Place: Juliana Slaninka, Mentor High School. Her submission Fulfillment will be displayed in the Congressman’s Washington, D.C. office for a year.
  • 3rd Place: Cecilia Jarc, Mentor High School. Her artwork Surrounded by Weird Fishes will be on display in the Congressman’s Mentor office for a year. 
  • 4th Place: Scarlette Washlock, Mentor High School. Her piece titled Purple Rain will be displayed in the Congressman’s Warren office for a year. 
  • 5th Place: Elliana Bottino, NDCL. Her piece titled Finders Keepers will be displayed in the Congressman’s Ravenna office for a year.

“Every year, I look forward to the Congressional Art Competition,” said Congressman Joyce. “I am consistently amazed by the remarkable talent of Northeast Ohio’s students. Congratulations to Mya and thank you to all the students who participated this year. I look forward to seeing the artwork displayed in the U.S. Capitol, my Washington office, and my District offices.”

In keeping with a tradition he started in 2016, Joyce hosted a ‘People’s Choice Award’ where constituents voted for their favorite artwork. Rachel Knarr, who is a sophomore at SUPER Learning Center, received the most votes this year and will have her artwork, Day in the Barn, on display in one of Joyce’s District offices for one year.

The Congressional Art Competition, which began in 1982, is an annual contest run by the U.S. House of Representatives where high school students from across the country are invited to showcase their artistic abilities. 

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