Calling all high school artists! Submit your entry into the Annual Congressional Art Contest
Posted on 05/05/2020
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Entries for the Annual Congressional Art Competition are now due by close of business on Friday, May 22, 2020. This contest is open to all high school students. During this challenging time and to ensure that all students can continue practicing physical distancing, all entries should be submitted electronically.


View the contest guidelines and student application packages on Congressman Gerry Connolly’s website.

Winners will be announced on all social media platforms, and the Best in Show winner will be displayed at the U.S. Capitol for one year. The second-place winner will be exhibited at the Lorton Workhouse Arts Gallery for one year, and additional winning pieces will be displayed in Congressman Connolly’s office on Capitol Hill and his district offices.