Camarillo, CA – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) today announced Westlake High School student Lily Wang as the winner of the annual Congressional Art Competition. The event featured works of art from 22 students representing a number of local high schools.
“I’m amazed by the incredible talent displayed by our youth in this year’s Art Competition,” said Congresswoman Julia Brownley. “Each piece highlights the diversity seen throughout Ventura County. It is an honor to represent such gifted young people in Congress.”
Students submitted art that included the Pacific Ocean coastline, Main Street in Ventura, a baseball field in Somis, the Ojai Tower, workers in the Oxnard strawberry fields and many more.
Lily Wang, a Westlake High School Senior, will have her piece “Strawberry Summer” displayed in the United States Capitol Building for a year along with winning pieces from districts across America. Lily will also come to Washington, D.C. on June 26th to meet U.S. Representative Julia Brownley and see her artwork hanging in the Capitol Building.
More information on the Congressional Art Competition can be found here: LINK.
Participating schools in this year’s Congressional Art Competition included:
- Westlake HS
- Thousand Oaks HS
- Newbury Park HS
- Adolfo Camarillo HS
- Nordoff HS
- Villanova Prep
- Hueneme HS
- Pacifica HS