Congressional Exhibition

Presented by Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur's Office

Art Excellence

The Arts Commission and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur present the Ninth Congressional District Invitational Art Competition to honor artistic excellence demonstrated by area high school students. Marcy Kaptur has been presenting this opportunity to her district since 1983. High Schools and student artists in Lucas, Ottawa, Erie, Fulton, Williams, Defiance, Sandusky, and Wood counties are invited to participate.

2024 Congressional Exhibition

The Arts Commission and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur are proud to celebrate the annual Congressional Art Competition for high school students in the Ninth Congressional District for 2024.

Art teachers from high schools within Ohio’s Ninth District are invited to nominate up to three two-dimensional student artworks for display. Artworks will be selected to receive awards by a jury composed of art educators, local artists, and representatives from institutions sponsoring awards. Submissions are due January 31st, 2024.

High Schools and student artists in Erie, Ottawa, Lucas, Fulton, Williams, Defiance, Sandusky, and Wood counties are invited to participate.

2024 Exhibition

FEBRUARY 14th - MARCH 31st, 2024 | Toledo Museum of Art, Robert C. and Susan Savage Community Gallery

2024 Award Ceremony

SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 2024 | 2:00PM - 4:00PM, Toledo Museum of Art Little Theater

2023 Award Winners

Alexander Ni

Title: Concentration

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Malak Ismail

Title: Deja Vu

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Connor Zytkowicz

Title: Jealousy is a Monster

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Micaela Zapata

Title: Peter and the Starcatcher

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Langston Baker

Title: Nigerian Nature

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Ana Gonzalez

Title: Moody

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Macy Ladd

Title: Wayfaring

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Lilly Aulls

Title: Side A

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Ella Szilagye

Title: Grandpa: The Man, the Myth, the Ranger

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Chiaki Chen

Title: Lotso

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Weston Early

Title: Yup, That's Me

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Dylan Lowe

Title: Butterfly - Optical Design

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Rihanna Hamilton

Title: Hidden in the Leaves

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Omar Jones

Title: Break of Day

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Brianna Zintz

Title: Conversation with Myself (Mylah)

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Ashton Lutz

Title: Fossilization

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Wyatt Gilbert

Title: The Road Less Traveled

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Jayla Jones

Title: Untitled

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Lillian Scherer

Title: A Sunday Afternoon

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Drew Bartlett

Title: A Summer Night

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