Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Continues to Accept Student Artwork at her New District Office Location for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Johnson continues to accept student artwork at her new district office location for her annual 30th Congressional District High School Art Competition:
High school students who reside in District 30 are eligible to compete in the Congressional Art Competition. The winner of the competition will have the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. and see his/her artwork displayed in the U.S. Capitol. The contest is free and open to all high school students in grades 9 through 12 who live in District 30. Students can submit one piece of unframed original art, which can be any of the following: paintings, drawings, collages, prints, mixed media, computer-generated art, and photography. Complete submission guidelines can be found at https://ebjohnson.house.gov/congressional-art-competition.
“Art is a vital part of the North Texas community. The Congressional Art Competition provides a unique opportunity for young aspiring artists from our local high schools to have their artwork displayed in the Capitol complex,” says Congresswoman Johnson. “Members of Congress, foreign dignitaries, and their guests from across the country and around the world will see this artwork every time they walk in the Capitol for tours, meetings, or votes. I look forward to seeing our amazing entries later this month and meeting the talented artists.”
Participating students must submit entries no later than Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. Artwork must be mailed or submitted in-person by the deadline to Congresswoman Johnson’s Dallas office at 1825 Market Center Blvd. Suite 440 Dallas, TX 75207. Students and teachers can direct questions to Congresswoman Johnson’s Dallas office at (214) 922-8885.