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By Tony Ault
Staff Writer 

SJHS graduate's artistic sketch hangs in America's Capitol


Last updated 7/12/2018 at 5:20pm


San Jacinto High School graduate Nadia Talamantez poses for a photo by her artwork. Talamantez won the Congressional Art Competition for Congressman Raul Ruiz's 36th Congressional District.

It was truly a moment in time for, a San Jacinto High School graduate Nadia Talamantez as she stood proudly in the America's Capitol for a special ceremony attended by Rep. Raul Ruiz, CA-36.

Her "Moment in Time" sketch, created in her hometown, now will be on display in the Capitol rotunda for the remainder of the year. The half-shaded sketch of man in different times caught the attention of Congressman Raul Ruiz who announced her as a winner of the year's Congressional Art Competition for his 36th Congressional District in Rancho Mirage, May 1.

"I am inspired by her art and her passion a...

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