Kelly announces winners of 2022 Congressional Art Competition

Press Release

Date: May 16, 2022
Location: Greenville, Pennsylvania

On Saturday, May 14, U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA) announced the winners of the 2022 Congressional Art Competition during a ceremony at Sans MOCO Gallery & Studio in Greenville, Pennsylvania. Rep. Kelly hosted the winners and their families for a gallery showing and to present the winners with their prizes. The artwork for the winning student from each District will be displayed in the Cannon House Office Building Tunnel at the U.S. Capitol Complex for 11 months. Below are the winning selections for Pennsylvania's 16th Congressional District:


The Congressional Art Competition is an annual contest sponsored by the Congressional Institute to encourage and foster arts and culture among high school students. Each year, House Members may honor one high school student from their districts by selecting a piece of artwork for inclusion in an exhibit at the U.S. Capitol. Millions of visitors to the U.S. Capitol view this exhibit each year.

Prizes include displayed artwork in the Cannon House Office Building Tunnel connecting to the U.S. Capitol for the next 11 months. Southwest Airlines offers each first-place winner two round-trip tickets to attend the reception. The ticketholders must fly into Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI), Reagan National Airport (DCA), or Dulles International Airport (IAD). As a Congressional Art District First Place winner, one may be eligible to receive a $3,000 per year scholarship to SCAD, should one apply and be accepted for enrollment. Accepted students may be eligible for additional scholarships based on their academic credentials, documented awards and recognition, extracurricular activities, volunteer or professional experience, and talents.