Montserrat Hosts 27th Annual Congressional High School Art Show
Montserrat College of Art and Congressman Seth Moulton are proud to announce the winners for this year’s Sixth District Congressional High School Art Competition and Show. This year’s Grand Prize winner is Pui Ching Siu of Reading Memorial High School. The winning piece, Serenity, will be sent to Washington, DC, where it will hang in the Capitol building for one year alongside the winners from other Congressional districts across the country.
A virtual award ceremony was held on Saturday, April 10, to recognize the winners. The winning work and honorable mentions will be mailed a citation from Congressman Moulton and awarded varying levels of scholarship to Montserrat’s Summer Pre-College Program.
This year’s exhibition was hosted virtually and included work from public and private high schools across the district and juried by artist and designer Brian Murphy. To see a virtual gallery of the pieces submitted this year, visit montserrat.edu/congressional-art-show.
The full list of winners includes:
Pui Ching Siu, Reading Memorial High School
Yuzhe (Charlie) Tian, Saint John’s Preparatory School
Oliva Scott, Masconomet Regional High School
Julia Bottarelli, Landmark School
BEST OF SCHOOL AWARDS Andover High School, Maeve Snell
Beverly High School, Virginia Betts
Bishop Fenwick High School, Charlie O’Hare
Ipswich High School, Finn Donovan
Lynnfield High School, Yvonne Chen
Manchester-Essex Regional High School, Max Warnock
Rockport High School, Catherine Cheseldine-Ackerman
HONORABLE MENTION. Andover High School, Ellen Pechinsky
Bishop Fenwick High School, Serena McCarthy
Landmark School, Jenna Rucker
Landmark School, Gaby Matte-Roy
Manchester-Essex Regional High School, Parker Brooks
Masconomet High School, Alexa McCarthy
Reading Memorial High School, Tara Parsons
Saint John’s Preparatory School, Spencer Lawson
Each winner will be presented with a citation from Congressman Moulton and varying levels of scholarships to Montserrat’s Summer Pre-College Program. Siu’s grand prize-winning piece will be sent to Washington, DC, where it will hang in the Capitol building for one year along with winners from other Congressional districts across the country. A ceremony to congratulate all the winners will be held in Washington, DC, in June.
Montserrat College of Art is a private, residential college of visual art and design supporting the creative life by educating artists and entrepreneurs for a rapidly changing world. At the intersection of art, design, and technology, the college offers three international programs, 12 concentrations, and a required internship program. Montserrat alumni are employed by some of the country’s biggest brands including Disney, Puma, Hasbro, and more. Students earn the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and develop their skills for success in today’s growing creative economy. The college also offers year-round classes for youth, teens, and adults through its Continuing Education Division, and has four public galleries offering year-round programs, exhibitions, and lectures. montserrat.edu