2017 Congressional Art Competition

Student Guidelines for the Art Competition

First Thing to Do:  Let your art teacher know that you are interested in participating in the competition and get to work!

Artwork Dimensions:  Artwork must be 2-dimensional and no larger than 26”x26”4”, including the frame.  Artwork must not weigh more than 15 pounds and all work must be ready to hang on the wall—no exceptions!

Categories: Painting, Drawing, Photography, Digital, Mixed-Media, Print, Collage
 

Awards

Best in Show: The piece judged as “Best in Show” will hang in the U.S. Capitol for 1 year.  The Best in Show artist will travel to D.C. for a reception with all the “Best in Show” artists from the U.S.

Best in Show Runner-Up:  The piece judged as “Best in Show Runner-Up” will hang in Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema’s District Office for 1 year.

1st 2nd and 3rd Place in all categories will be determined.

 

Deadlines

Teachers and students must notify our office by Friday, April 07, 2017 to confirm participation in the exhibit. Artwork must be ready to be picked up from the schools by Monday, April 17, 2017

 

Reception and Awards Presentation

Saturday, April 29, 2017
12:30PM - 2:00PM

The Art Institute of Phoenix
2233 West Dunlap Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021

 

Please contact Bianca Castro at bianca.castro@mail.house.gov with any questions.

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