Art CompetitionEach spring, a nation-wide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The Congressional Art Competition is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent in the nation, as well as in each congressional district.
Competition is open to all high school students. The over-all winner of each participating district will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol.
All entries submitted must be an original in concept, design and execution.
Artwork must be two-dimensional.
Each finished piece can be no larger than 25” x 25” x 2” or 28", 28" x 4" with frame.
Artwork cannot weigh more than 15 lbs.
Accepted media for artwork are as follows:
Paintings: oil, acrylics, watercolor, etc.
Drawings: pastels, colored pencil, pencil, charcoal, ink, markers
Prints: lithographs, silkscreen, block prints
Mixed Media: pencil, ink, watercolor, etc.
Please follow the 2012 Art Competition Guidelines and fill out, print, sign and submit the Student Information/Release Form to Alice Smith in our Jacksonville office. If you have any further questions please visit the official Art Competition website or contact a local office.
The 2012 competition is closed. Entry guidelines and an information/release form for the 2013 competition will be posted in early 2013.
All entries must meet the following criteria:
- Be two dimensional
- Be no larger than 28 inches wide by 28 inches tall by 4 inches thick
- Not weigh more than 15 pounds
- Be original in concept, design, and execution and may not violate any U.S. copyright laws.
Contact Person: Alice Smith
Two Face by Jarett Walker of Jacksonville