Celebrate The West

Celebrate the West is a regional art competition hosted by the Western Governors' Association that challenges high school students to create works inspired by their state. See their artwork here. 

2023 Winners

The Western Governors’ Foundation is excited to announce the winners of the eighth annual Celebrate the West regional art competition. 

The Western Governors' Foundation's panel of art experts selected one finalist from each state and territory in WGA's footprint. Their artwork can be viewed in the slideshow below.

State Winners will receive $200 and compete for First ($1,500), Second ($750), and Third Place ($500) Awards at the regional level. The artwork of the overall winners will be displayed at WGA's 2023 Annual Meeting in Boulder, Colorado.

The Western Governors' Foundation will also award a People's Choice Award based on a vote of the public. The winner of the People's Choice Award will be given an additional $250. Vote here.  

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