Bordallo calls for Congressional Art Competition submissions
Submission deadline today, April 15
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo and the Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities Agency (CAHA) encourage students to participate in the 2016 Congressional Art Competition. The Congressional Art Competition is a nation-wide annual high school arts competition sponsored by the Congressional Institute and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. 650,000 high school students have participated since the competition began in 1982.
As a reminder, all entries must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 15, 2015 to Congresswoman Bordallo’s District Office, located in the Capitol Plaza Building, 120 Father Duenas Avenue, Suite 107 in Hagåtña. Congresswoman Bordallo invites all high school students to participate in the competition. Each school may submit individual entries of up to 20 students for the local competition. All pieces must be original and not submitted in prior Congressional Art Competitions. All entries must be accompanied by the enclosed Student Information/Release Form with the required signatures.
Additional information and 2015 Art Competition, additional information, forms, and samples of artwork from across the nation can be viewed at the official Congressional Art Competition website: http://www.house.gov/content/educate/art_competition/.
All artwork submitted will be judged by a panel of local artists. Artwork will be displayed in a local show on island and the winner will have his or her artwork displayed for an eleven month exhibit within the Capitol Complex in Washington, D.C. The winning artist will also be awarded a roundtrip ticket to Washington D.C., to attend the official reception for the Congressional Art Competition. (PR)