Another Great Showing by AHS in the Congressional Art Contest

Another Great Showing by AHS in the Congressional Art Contest
March 2011 - Apollo art students won 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 3 honorable mention awards at the Ed Pastor Congressional Art Contest on March 24. The winners are as follows:

1st place: Adrienne Ontiveros (senior), "Toe 2 Toe," batik
  • Her artwork will hang in the U.S. Capitol for one year
  • 2 airline tickets to Washington, D.C. to participate in the ribbon-cutting celebration
  • $1200 spending money
  • $10,000 scholarship to the Art Institute of Phoenix
  • free summer workshop at the Art Institute of Phoenix

2nd place: Alexis Fajardo (junior), "The Language of Love," white charcoal on black paper

  • $200
  • free summer workshop at the Art Institute of Phoenix

3rd place: Catarino Carrasco (sophomore), "A Moment of Reflection," white charcoal on black paper

  • $100
  • free summer workshop at the Art Institute of Phoenix

Honorable mentions: Nasea Valdez, "Howl at the Moon," pencil drawing; Catarino Carrasco, "Her Fairytale," pencil drawing; Alexis Fajardo, "Flores de la Mariposa"

  • $30 pass to Harkins Movie Theater

This is the 10th contest since 2003 where an Apollo student has won. Each congressman may participate in the program and hold a contest for his/her congressional district.

Below are pictures of the award-winning artwork. Congratulations to these students and teacher Barbara Dahlstedt!

Toe 2 Toe  The Language of Love   A Moment of Reflection  
Adrienne Ontiveros, "Toe 2 Toe" Alexis Fajardo, "The Language of Love"  Catarino Carrasco, "A Moment of Reflection"
     
Howl at the Moon   Her Fairytale  Flores de la Mariposa 
Nasea Valdez, "Howl at the Moon"  Catarino Carrasco, "Her Fairytale"   Alexis Fajardo, "Flores de la Mariposa"