*For all press release inquiries, please reach out to Theresa Meyer (Theresa.Meyer@mail.house.gov)

Otsego, MN – Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) today announced the winners of the Congressional Art Competition for high school students living in Minnesota’s Sixth District. 

Congressman Emmer with 2020 Congressional Art Competition Winner Hannah Warner.

"Congratulations to this year’s winner, Hannah Warner, whose piece ‘Fading Autumn’ will be displayed in the United States Capitol. The work of our second place artist, Matthew Scherber will be displayed in my Washington D.C. office,” said Emmer. "Every year, we receive submissions from incredibly talented students of Minnesota’s Sixth Congressional District. Thank you to all who participated, we look forward to your participation next year!"

Fading Autumn by Hannah Warner

Hannah Warner, a 2020 graduate of Holy Spirit Academy in Monticello, MN won first place for her oil on canvas painting of Duluth, MN. Hannah is the daughter of Steven and Laura Warner. Her art teacher is Eric Menzhuber. “Fading Autumn” will be displayed in the United States Capitol for one year, where it will be viewed daily by members of Congress, staff, and visitors.

Fruits of the Harvest by Matthew Scherber

Matthew Scherber, who just finished 9th grade at Buffalo High School, won second place for his photograph titled “Fruits of the Harvest”. Matthew is the son of Jason and Deborah Scherber. His art teacher is Ryan McCallam. “Fruits of the Harvest” will be displayed in Emmer’s Washington D.C. office.

The Congressional Art Competition is an annual competition for high school students across the United States. The winner from each district wins the chance to travel to Washington D.C. to visit with their Representative and see their artwork displayed in person.