Virtual Congressional Art Competition

I am no longer accepting applications for the 2021 Fourth District Virtual Congresional Arts Competition.

This year, my office will be holding the 2021 Fourth District Virtual 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 D.C. and Durham District offices.  All participating students and their art teachers will be recognized by Congressman Price at a virtual 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

Submission Requirements:

  • Submissions must be no larger than 26 inches wide by 26 inches tall by 4 inches thick and weigh less than 15 pounds.
  • Review the 2021 Art Competition Rules and Regulations for students and teachers.
  • The application is now closed.

Students or teachers with questions about the 2021 Arts Competition should contact Anna Tilghman in Congressman Price’s office at or 919.967.7924.