Thompson Announces Art Competition Finalist for Contra Costa County
Vallejo – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that local judges selected Crystal Wiyono from Pinole Valley High School as the Contra Costa County finalist in the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for her piece, Ethereal.
“Congratulations to Crystal, Contra Costa County’s 2018 Art Competition finalist,” said Thompson. “Each year, I look forward to seeing the incredible talent of artists across our region and I am always deeply impressed by their vision and artistic abilities. Thank you to all the students who participated and the dedicated teachers who supported their work.”
Finalists from each county in the Fifth Congressional District will now be judged and a grand prize winner will be selected. That student and a guest will be flown to Washington, D.C. for an awards ceremony with winners from across our nation. Their artwork will also be displayed in the halls of the U.S. Capitol for one year.
Congressman Mike Thompson is proud to represent California’s 5th Congressional District, which includes all or part of Contra Costa, Lake, Napa, Solano and Sonoma Counties. He is a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee. Rep. Thompson is also a member of the fiscally conservative Blue Dog Coalition and chairs the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force as well as the bipartisan, bicameral Congressional Wine Caucus.