Jaime Herrera Beutler Announces 2013 Congressional Art Competition
Open to all high school students in Washington’s 3rd Congressional District - submissions due April 11th
Feb 21 -
Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler is extending an invitation to high school students across Southwest Washington to participate in the 2013 Congressional Art Competition.
The Congressional Art Competition is open to all high school students, grades 9-12, who either reside or attend school in Southwest Washington’s 3rd Congressional District.
The winner of the competition will have his or her artwork displayed for one year in Washington, D.C.’s U.S. Capitol Building Corridor. The winner will also receive free airfare for themselves and one guest to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Washington, DC.
The deadline for entering the competition is April 11th, 2013.“The Congressional Art Competition is a chance for Members of Congress to show off the most talented artists from their districts. It’s become a tradition in our nation’s capital, and I look forward to seeing submissions from talented students here in Southwest Washington,” said Jaime. “I encourage any interested students to contact my office today for more information.”
- Entries must be submitted electronically, via digital photo.
- To be eligible, the actual art must be two-dimensional, framed, and can be no larger than 28”x28”x4 (28 inches high, 28 inches wide, and 4 inches deep).
- Artwork must be original in concept, design and execution.
- Artwork accepted mediums are as follows:
• Paintings: oil, acrylics, watercolor, etc.
• Drawings: pastels, colored pencil, pencil, charcoal, ink, markers
• Collage: Must be two dimensional
• Prints: lithographs, silkscreen, block prints
• Mixed Media: use of more than two mediums such as pencil, ink, watercolor, etc.
• Computer-generated art
- Entries will be evaluated by a blue ribbon panel of judges from within Southwest Washington’s 3rd Congressional District.
- Second and third place entries will be displayed in Jaime’s office over the next year.
For complete details and guidelines, students and education leaders should call Jaime’s office at (360) 695-6292.
Art submission forms can be found at: http://jaimehb.house.gov/assistingyou/artscompetition.htm