Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington
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Art Competition

Each spring, a nationwide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The Artistic Discovery Contest is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent in the nation, as well as in our congressional district.

The Artistic Discovery Contest is open to all high school students in the 10th District. The overall winner of our district's competition will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol. The exhibit in Washington will also include artwork from other contest winners nationwide.

Submissions for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition are due before Friday, April 28th, 2017.

Art works entered in the contest may be up to 26 inches by 26 inches (including the frame) and may be up to 4 inches in depth. The art work may be:

  • Paintings - including oil, acrylics, and watercolor
  • Drawings - including pastels, colored pencil, pencil, charcoal, ink, and markers
  • Collage
  • Prints - including lithographs, silkscreen, and block prints
  • Mixed Media
  • Computer Generated Art
  • Photography

All entries must be an original in concept, design and execution.

2017 Rules for Students and Teachers

2017 Art Submission Checklist

2017 Student Art Release Form

The Congressional Art Competition began in 1982 to provide an opportunity for members of Congress to encourage and recognize the artistic talents of their young constituents. Since then, over 650,000 high school students have been involved with the nationwide competition.

To submit art work for the competition, please fill out, print and sign the form below and mail it with the art work to:

Office of Congressman Denny Heck
Attn: Congresstional Art Competition
420 College Street SE
Lacey, WA 98503

If you would like more information on the annual Congressional District Art Competition, please email Holly Coe at Holly.Coe@mail.house.gov.

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This is to help the constituents that are hard of hearing or use a video phone alert us to that fact so we can use the proper technology when we need to call them. The default option “Voice” is a normal audible telephone.

Entry Information
Medium—Please Select One
 

 

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