Marlee Huston of Bangor High School is the winner of Liberty Graphics’ 14th annual Art and Our Natural Environment scholarship. Huston will be attending art school in the fall.  Her winning piece, “Looking for the Sun,” is a linoleum print depicting a hiker atop a mountain enjoying a blazing orange sky.

The scholarship is worth $1,000. Liberty Graphics offers this scholarship annually to encourage Maine students to continue in their artistic endeavors. The contest is open to all high school seniors who are residents of Maine.

Liberty Graphics has been printing nature-themed art on T-shirts using environmentally friendly water-based ink since 1978. For more information about the student art contest and Liberty Graphics, visit

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by email to