Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) announced that Rishabh Bisht of Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School has won the 2016 Congressional Art Competition for his piece Failure to Appear.
“I am excited to announce that Rishabh’s winning entry will be displayed at the U.S. Capitol for visitors from around the world to see,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “The North Country is home to many gifted artists and I thank all who participated in this year’s Congressional Art Competition.”
Rishabh’s piece was one of three finalists that were selected from over 60 pieces submitted to Congresswoman Stefanik’s Watertown, Plattsburgh and Glens Falls offices. The final winner was chosen by voting on Congresswoman Stefanik’s Facebook page.