Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors the2022 Congressional Art Competition, a nationwide high school art competition to recognize and encourage young artistic talent in our district. The theme this year is “Your Hometown.” All entries must connect to this year’s theme to be eligible to participate.
TheCongressional Art competitionis open to all high school students and home-schooled students with high school equivalents (grades 9-12) in California’s 16th Congressional District. Students can submit paintings, drawings, mixed media, computer generation art, photography, or prints. Winners are recognized in Washington D.C. and their artwork is displayed for one year in our nation’s capitol.
Students must submit their entries with a signed2022 Student Release formto my Fresno Office by5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. Please follow theCongressional Art competition guidelinesand review ouroffice’s instructions. Students can drop off their submissions at our Fresno office or coordinate a pick-up with your school. After submissions, a panel of independent judges will evaluate the submissions and select the winning entry.
If you have any questions or would like more information on the 2022 Congressional Art Competition, pleaseemailorcallmy Fresno Office at (559) 495-1620.