NISD art students win in national competition

May 14, 2013

Duo Xu, student at Clark HS, is this year’s recipient of the 2013 District 20 Congressional Art Award. Her first place oil painting titled “Curiosity,” will hang in the U.S. Capitol with other Congressional winners for a period of one year. She and a parent will be flown to Washington, D.C. for the reception in early June, and will receive a cash prize of $2,000.

Other NISD winners are Jorge Palacios, Taft HS, second place; and Brandi Casas, Marshall HS, third place.

 

(from l-r) Linda Fleetwood, Brandi Casas, Marshall HS, third place; Mark Peavy and Duo Xu, first place; and Jorge Palacios, Taft HS, second place and his art teacher Elise Johnson.