Walberg Announces 2019 Congressional Art Competition
Jackson, MI – Congressman Tim Walberg is now accepting applications from high school students in Michigan’s 7th District for the 2019 Congressional Art Competition. The winning piece of artwork will be displayed in the Cannon Tunnel to the U.S. Capitol, along with the winners from the other congressional districts across the country.
“This annual competition is an excellent opportunity to showcase all the talented young artists in our area,” said Congressman Walberg. “Each spring my office receives many remarkable pieces of artwork, and I encourage all interested high school students to put their creativity on display and participate in this year’s contest.”
Entries should be photographed and emailed with a typed copy of the 2019 Student Release form to Leeann.Yamakawa@mail.house.gov by midnight on Wednesday, May 1. The size of the artwork should not exceed 26” high x 26” wide x 4" deep, including the frame. For more information on exact guidelines for artwork submissions and a link to the 2019 Student Release form, please visit walberg.house.gov or call 517-780-9075.
The 2018 winning piece of artwork, entitled “Grandma’s Hands,” was created by Lindsey Hammer of Jefferson High School in Monroe.