McCaul Announces Cypress Student Winner of 2019 Congressional Art Competition

May 30, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Michael T. McCaul (TX-10), the Lead Republican on the Foreign Affairs Committee and the Chairman Emeritus on the House Homeland Security Committee (TX-10), announced that Nataly Nasrawi of Cypress, TX has been selected as the overall winner for Texas’s Tenth Congressional District in the 2019 Congressional Art Competition. Nataly’s artwork, titled “Holy Cow Stop Steering at Me,” will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year.

Congressman McCaul: I was very impressed with the quality of artwork we received this year from TX-10.  Specifically, congratulations to Nataly for being chosen as this year’s winner.  Her artwork will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for the next year among some of the best student artwork from around the country.  I also want to commend runner-ups Luciana and Fabiana for their outstanding art pieces. These accomplishments are a true testament to their artistic skill and it makes me proud to know such promising talent resides in the 10th District of Texas. 

Below are this year’s 2nd place and 3rd place winners, and Honorable Mention distinction:


2nd Place Winner

Luciana Santa Maria from Faith West Academy
Title of artwork: “Grand Perspective”

3nd Place Winner

Fabiana Perez from Bellville High School
Title of artwork: “Springing Blossoms”

Honorable Mention

Haley Fox from Cypress Woods High School
Title of artwork: “Reminiscent”

The Congressional Art Competition is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent in Texas’s 10th district and throughout the country. Since it began in 1982 as an opportunity for members of Congress to encourage and recognize the artistic talents of their young constituents, over 650,000 high school students have been involved with the nationwide competition. 

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