Congressional Art Competition

** UPDATE MARCH 16, 2020: Due to COVID-19, the Congressional Art Competition will be postponed until further notice. We appreciate your patience during this time. **

Congressman David E. Price (NC-04) is excited to announce the opening of the 2020 Fourth District Congressional Arts Competition, part of a national competition for high school age art students. The winning student artist will have his or her work of art displayed in the U.S. Capitol, while the runners-up will have their works displayed in Congressman Price’s Washington, DC, and Fourth District offices.  All participating students and their art teachers will be recognized by Congressman Price at a reception. 

Students are encouraged to submit two-dimensional, original works in the following media:

  • Paintings: oil, acrylics, watercolor, etc.
  • Drawings: colored pencil, pencil, ink, marker, pastels, charcoal (It is recommended that charcoal and pastel drawings be fixed.)
  • Collages: 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
  • Photographs

Submissions must also be no larger than 26 inches wide by 26 inches tall by 4 inches thick and weigh less than 15 pounds. Students must also fill out a release form and review the official rules. 

Students or teachers with questions about the 2020 Arts Competition should contact Nadia Alston in Congressman Price’s office at or 919.859.5999.