Kaptur congratulates winners of Ninth Congressional District Invitational Art Exhibition today at “Light Up Toledo” Event

December 21, 2017
Press Release
Downtown Toledo Coffee Cup Award to be presented during Art Loop Event

Toledo, OH — Today Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), congratulated Ms. Micah Inak of Lakewood High School, Lakewood, OH and Mr. Ben Car of Bowsher High School, Toledo, OH for receiving the Downtown Toledo Coffee Cup Award as a result of their participation in the Ninth Congressional District Invitational Art Exhibition. The awards will be presented today at 4:00 p.m. at Claro Coffee Bar, 1801 Adams Street, Toledo, Ohio.

“The student artwork we received this year showed great skill from many young artists throughout the region, and I commend each of our participants for their creativity and initiative.” said Kaptur. “Micah’s and Ben’s work stood out among the many compelling pieces we reviewed. The Arts uplift all of us and we are fortunate to have such talent in the Ninth Congressional District.”

The Ninth Congressional District Invitational Art Exhibition is hosted each year by Rep. Kaptur and The Arts Commission. The theme of today’s Art Loop is “Light Up Toledo” in celebration of the holiday season. The artwork of the winners of the Art Exhibition will be on display, as well as artwork and creative talent by local artists throughout various venues in Downtown Toledo that are showcased during the Art Loop. The public is encouraged to attend the Art Loop today to support local artists.

Below are the coffee cups that have been created for the winners of the Downtown Toledo Coffee Cup Award which will be on display at the event today. The title of Ms. Inak’s work is “I Have Rivers On My Mind”. The title of Mr. Car’s work is “Puzzled”. 

Inak coffee cup               car coffee cup