In this year’s competition, there have been additional than 36 entries from nine high faculties in DeKalb, Rockdale, Newton and Gwinnett counties.
The Grand Prize Winner was Jacqueline Campos-Zarare, a junior at Brookwood Large School. Campos-Zarare received a $12,000 scholarship to Savannah College of Artwork & Layout (SCAD) for her function “Somos Uno.” Campos-Zarare’s winning piece will be shown in the U.S. Capitol, wherever it will cling with other award winners from close to the region for a year. Campos-Zarare also gained two roundtrip airline tickets from Southwest Airways to Washington, D.C., for the Countrywide Recognition Ceremony, which is nevertheless pending owing COVID-19 protocols.
To start with runner-up was Velda Wang, a senior at Parkview Large University. She gained a $12,000 scholarship to the Art Institute of Atlanta for her function “I Open up Minded.” Her function will cling in Congressman Johnson’s District business office for a year.
Second runner-up went to Matthew Williams, a senior at South Gwinnett Higher College, for his do the job “Black Lives Make a difference.” He gained a $7,500 scholarship to The Artwork Institute of Atlanta.
3rd-runner up was Alva Huang, a junior at SKA Academy of Art and Style and design in Duluth. She earned a $3,500 scholarship to the Art Institute of Atlanta for her operate “Star of the Display.”
Due to the fact 2007, Congressman Johnson has awarded a lot more than $530,000 in arts scholarships to Fourth District students.
The judges for Rep. Johnson’s 2021 Art Competition were: Visible Artist Marietta Murton, Kris 10 Photography Founder Kristen Kinder, artist Elmer Kinder and Kate McLeod of the Significant Museum of Artwork.