Congressional Art Competition

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I would like to invite all high school art students to participate in the Congressional Art Competition. Each year many high school aged students from around the country enter their artwork in this contest. Each participating congressional district chooses a winning entry, and the winning piece of art is then displayed for an entire year in the Cannon Tunnel to the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C., along with the winners from all the other congressional districts across the country.

The exact guidelines for artwork submissions can be found on the Congressional Art Competition website. The Student Release Form can be found here. Any other questions that you may have can be answered by calling my Jackson District Office at 517-780-9075 or emailing
The size of the artwork should not exceed 28” high x 28” wide x 4" deep, including the frame. If your artwork is selected as the winner, you may arrange framing afterward. The student or teacher may either bring or ship the artwork to my District Office at 110 1st Street, Suite 2; Jackson, MI 49201  by Friday, April 15, 2016. We cannot accept any submissions after the deadline. All students submitting artwork to the competition will receive a participation certificate. Good luck!

2016 Congressional Art Competition Winner-Carter Gough (Grand Ledge, MI)