Walorski Announces 2019 Congressional Art Competition

Monday, March 4, 2019

Walorski Announces 2019 Congressional Art Competition

Winning Artwork Will Be Displayed in U.S. Capitol for One Year

MISHAWAKA, Ind. – U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) today announced the 2019 Congressional Art Competition and invited high school students throughout Indiana’s 2nd District to submit their original artwork by Friday, March 29th.

“Each spring I look forward to the chance to celebrate the talents of young Hoosiers artists and help them share their artistic passion and skill,” Congresswoman Walorski said. “I encourage all interested high school students in the 2nd District to take this opportunity to showcase their hard work, creativity, and enthusiasm for art.”

“Kehinde Kahlo,” by Penn High School student Hannah DeSchepper, won the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for Indiana’s 2nd District.

BACKGROUND

The winning submission will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year alongside winning artwork from other congressional districts nationwide. The deadline for entering the 2019 Congressional Art Competition is Friday, March 29th. Information about submitting artwork, including guidelines and key dates, can be found at walorski.house.gov/art.

Each spring, members of Congress sponsor a nationwide high school arts competition. The Congressional Art Competition is an opportunity to recognize and encourage artistic talent across the nation, including in Indiana’s 2nd Congressional District. Since the contest began in 1982, more than 650,000 high school students have been involved.

Walorski represents the 2nd Congressional District of Indiana, serving as a member of the House Ways and Means Committee.

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