2015 Picture Freedom Contest Winning Artworks


Picture Freedom Contest Winners

Walking Hand in Hand

By Jasmyne Leigh Laguna, Grand Prize Winner

Sonoran Science Academy, 12th Grade

Tucson, Arizona



Dreams and Nightmares

By Cheyenne Martin, First Place Winner

Doss High School, 12th Grade

Louisville, Kentucky



Free Will

By Rahzizi Ishakarah, Second Place Winner

Power APAC School, 11th Grade

Jackson, Mississippi


Twelve student finalist works are featured in the exhibition in addition to the grand prize -winners.

As the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center celebrates its 10th anniversary and the nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, Picture Freedom will help visitors connect to the ongoing discourse on freedom and equality at momentous times in the history of the United States.

Visit freedomcenter.org for more information on this and other 10th anniversary programming.


Selected Finalist Images:



By Haley Skinner


Castle View High School, 9th Grade

Castle Rock, Colorado



Martin Luther King, Jr., The Road to Freedom

By Bryan Saldana

Martha Ellen Stilwell School of the Arts, 9th Grade

Hampton, Georgia



By Erin Stephenson

Saint Ursula Academy, 11th Grade

Cincinnati, Ohio