Congressional Art Competition
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 this spring.
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
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. More information can be found by contacting Nadia Alston in my Raleigh office via email at Nadia.Alston@mail.house.gov or by calling 919.859.5999. You may also go to https://www.house.gov/educators-and-students/congressional-art-competition for official rules.
DEADLINES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
March 30th – April 1st
Brandi Neuwirth (firstname.lastname@example.org)
United Arts of Raleigh and Wake County
410 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 170, Raleigh, NC 27603
March 25th – March 27th
Susan Tierney (email@example.com)
Durham Arts Council
120 Morris Street
Durham, NC 27701
March 23rd – March 25th
Katie Murray (contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange pick up if needed)
Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitor’s Center
501 W. Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Students or teachers with questions about the 2020 Arts Competition should contact Nadia Alston in Congressman Price’s office at email@example.com or 919.859.5999.