Deadline Approaching for 2012 Congressional Art Contest
Artwork due Monday, March 26
Mar 5, 2012 -
Congressman Paul Broun, M.D. (GA-10) reminds high school students that the deadline is approaching for the 2012 Congressional Art Competition. Eligible entries include paintings, drawings, photography, collage and computer generated art and should arrive to a district office no later than Monday, March 26th. In partnership with Augusta Mall, Congressman Broun will host a district ceremony for participating students on Saturday, April 28th at which time he will unveil the artwork chosen to receive 1st Place Award. The winning student will be invited to a national reception in Washington D.C. where his or her artwork will be on display for one year in the U.S. Capitol. In addition, the student will be eligible to receive the Artistic Honors Scholarship from Savannah College of Art and Design.
“I encourage all students in grades 9 through 12 to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to showcase their talents in a national exhibit,” said Broun. “Georgia’s youth are some of the most skilled in the nation, and I am honored that the Augusta Mall will help me celebrate their creativity.”
The 2012 Congressional Art Competition is open to students who attend school or reside in Georgia’s 10th Congressional District. Students may submit their artwork to Broun’s office in Toccoa at 194 Remsdale Street, Athens at 3706 Atlanta Highway, Suite 3B, or Evans at 4246 Washington Road, Suite 6. For more information, please call (706) 447-3857 or email Jessica.Hayes@mail.house.gov.
Click HERE to download a student release form and competition guidelines.
Click HERE to view past winning entries from across the nation.