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Congressional Art Competition on display at Springs Airport

 

Last updated 5/11/2022 at 10:07am

Courtesy of Doug Lamborn's office

Congressman Doug Lamborn presents the "Best of Show" award to Andrew Bailey, a student at Fountain-Fort Carson High School, on May 6. Student art from numerous area schools will be on display at the Colorado Springs Airport through May 16.

Andrew Bailey, a student at Fountain-Fort Carson High School whose photographs have been featured in this newspaper numerous times, soon will have his artwork featured in Washington D.C.

Bailey's photograph "The Void" was selected the "Best in Show" for the annual 5th Congressional District Art Competition, which includes El Paso, Teller, Fremont, Chaffee, and Park Counties.

The artwork in this competition represents some of the very best in each school. Several other local students are featured. One entry from each district is awarded the grand prize "Best of Show" award and put on display in Washington D.C. The art of all the "Best of Show" winners from around the nation is displayed for one year along the corridor between the U.S. Capitol Building and the Longworth House Office Building and can be seen by untold thousands of tourists and art lovers from around the world.

All 138 pieces in this district are on Display at the Colorado Springs Airport until May 16. They represent work by 116 students from 14 schools in several different art categories from photography to painting.

Winners in other categories were:

Paintings

Meritorious Award- Morgan Myers of CIVA Charter School

3rd Place- Eden Peters of Thrive Homeschool

2nd Place-Hannah Gott of The Classical Academy

1st Place- Piper Garrett of Palmer High School

Drawings

Meritorious Award- Elizabeth Lee of The Vanguard High School

3rd Place- Andrew Jang of Palmer High School

2nd Place- Ruoxi Hu of The Vanguard School

1st Place- Lexi Jay of Pine Creek High School

Collages

Meritorious Award- Zander Harris of Cheyenne Mountain High School

3rd Place- Peyton Cavanaugh of Peyton High School

2nd Place- Ava Cheponis of Cheyenne Mountain High School

1st Place- Kathryn Campbell of Cheyenne Mountain High School

Mixed Media

Meritorious Award- Lola Henry of Fountain Ft. Carson High School

3rd Place- Charlotte Maxwell of Pine Creek High School

2nd Place- Avery Schrack of Pine Creek High School

1st Place- Isabella Espinoza of Pine Creek High School

Computer Generated Art

Meritorious Award- Colton Wood of Fountain Ft. Carson High School

3rd Place- Kianna Cooks of Fountain Ft. Carson High School

2nd Place- Esther Horvath of Palmer High School

1st Place- Kaylee Madson of Pine Creek High School

Andrew Bailey

"The Void" won Best of Show in the 5th Congressional District Art Competition.

Photography

Meritorious Award- Olivia Flores of Palmer Ridge High School

3rd Place- Fox Hamann of Pine Creek High School

2nd Place- Andrew Bailey of Fountain Ft. Carson High School

1st Place- Landon LaCato of Fountain Ft. Carson High School

Prints

Meritorious Award- Kathryn Campbell of Cheyenne Mountain High School

3rd Place- Lincoln Robinson of Pine Creek High School

2nd Place- Robert Thomason III of The Classical Academy

1st Place- Amelia Colson of The Vanguard High School

 

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