Kentucky Derby Museum is pleased to announce the grand prize winner of the Horsing Around With Art competition, presented by WinStar Farm Ivylee McKean, a senior at Pleasure Ridge Park High School, was awarded the top prize out of more than 200 entries from 30 Metro Louisville schools.
McKean's oil painting, flecked with gold leafing, of horses coming down the stretch with the famed Twin Spires in the distance was judged to best "capture the spirit of the Kentucky Derby". She will receive six box seats to Kentucky Derby 144, a ribbon, plaque and a certificate. PRP's art department will also receive $500 for art supplies. Her work will be professionally framed and displayed in the Museum for one year.
Other distinctive and divisional award winners were also announced today. For a complete list, click here.