Harshbarger announces Congressional Art Competition to students in grades 9-12

Published 10:21 pm Wednesday, April 20, 2022

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WASHINGTON, D.C.   East Tennessee high school students in grades 9-12 can compete to have their artwork displayed at the U.S. Capitol Building.
The contest was announced Wednesday by 1st District Congresswoman Diana Harshbarger and is open to all high school students in the district.
The deadline to submit is Thursday, May 5. A team of independent judges will be evaluating the entries, including a former winner of the competition.
“Each year, our local East Tennessee students get the awesome chance to have their works of art displayed in the U.S. Capitol Building or in my District or Washington, D.C. congressional offices,” said Harshbarger. “I’m excited to see the full creativity and artistic talent of our local high school students representing public, private, and home school associations on full display and as entries in the competition this year!”
The winning artwork from the district’s competition will be displayed in an exhibit for one year in the U.S. Capitol and will include the winning artwork from all participating districts from around the country.
It will also be featured on the Congressional Art Competition page.
The participation guidelines, checklist, and participant release form for the competition can be found on Congresswoman Harshbarger’s website.
Interested students must be pre-registered to participate.

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