Cicilline Announces Winners of 2019 Congressional Art Competition

Monday, May 13, 2019

PAWTUCKET - U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) announced that Crickett Fisher of Warren won First Place in this year’s First Congressional District Art Competition.

 

Crickett’s painting titled “House with a Red Door,” earned her the first-place title and will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year. Brigitta Larson of Cumberland won Second Place for her “Self Portrait,” which will be displayed in the Congressman’s Washington, D.C. office for the next year. Abigail Worden of East Providence, who won Third Place, will have her painting “Still Not Friends” displayed in the Congressman’s District Office in Pawtucket.

 

“I want to thank all the wonderful artists who participated in this year’s Congressional Art Competition. Crickett, Brigitta, and Abigail’s submissions stood out, but I was really impressed by every piece submitted this year,” said Cicilline. “These works remind us all of the power the arts have to inspire. I’m proud to recognize these outstanding young people today”

 

Sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Congressional Art Competition provides an opportunity for Members of Congress nationwide to encourage and recognize the talents of young artists in their districts.

This year's winners can be viewed by clicking here:

 

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