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2013
Winners
PHOTOS

2012
Winners
PHOTOS

2012 Awards
Ceremony and
more artwork

2011
Winners
PHOTOS

2010
Winners PHOTOS

 2009
Winners PHOTOS

2009 Awards
 Ceremony and
 more artwork  

 

HISTORY:
The River Raisin Massacre

  Suggested Readings

 

Reference Images:
(Click on a link below)

American General

American Militia
and
Volunteers

British General

British Soldiers

Indian Headdress
and Weapons

Settlers and Local Indians 

 

 

Reenactment Photos

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monroe Art League  
Monroe County, Michigan
 

 

 

War of 1812 Bicentennial
Art Contest

This annual contest ran for 5 years (2009 to 2013)
and was sponsored by the
Monroe County War of 1812
Bicentennial Steering Committee, and

T
he Monroe Art League,
with special thanks to the
Monroe County Library System for hosting the shows.

The goal of this contest was to develop new artwork
related to the
War of 1812 River Raisin Battlefield and
The War of 1812 Bicentennial.

By entering this competition, artists gave the Bicentennial Steering Committee and/or
River Raisin National Battlefield Park permission
to use their artwork in any appropriate way including advertising, brochures, postcards, etc. 

Artist credit will be given whenever used.

 

 

 

The Art Show winners were exhibited on a tour of selected branches of the Monroe County Library System.

After the tour ended the artwork was on display at the
Battlefield National Park Visitors Center.

Selected pieces were purchased for the
River Raisin National Battlefield Park art collection
and are on a rotating display at the visitor center.
 

By clicking on the appropriate link on the left of this page,
you will be able to see the winning artwork and
also images of some additional artwork as submitted.