Liberty Graphics T-shirts has announced the winner of its 17th annual Art and Our Natural Environment contest for Maine high school seniors.

A charcoal and graphite drawing of “Three Gulls” in a cubist style by Bangor High School’s Jessica Chen earned the $1,000 prize. Chen also is a talented violinist and will be attending Williams College in the fall.

More contest information can be found online under "About Liberty Graphics" at

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or