The popular Congressional art contest returns

The Ohio 5th Congressional District, which encompasses most of northwest Ohio, will hold a contest for high school-aged artists, who live or go to school in the district. The artwork will be displayed at Owens Community College with the winning entry sent to an exhibit at the U. S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. For more information, contact your school art department or call 419-422-7791. The deadline is Monday, April 25.

Each student is allowed one entry. Eligible artwork includes the following:

  • Paintings: oil, acrylics, watercolor, etc.
  • Drawings: pastels, colored pencil, pencil, charcoal, ink, markers
  • Collages: must be two dimensional
  • Prints: lithographs, silkscreen, block prints
  • Mixed Media: use of more than two mediums such as pencil, ink, etc.
  • Computer-Generated Art
  • Photography

All entries must meet the following criteria:

  • The submission must be two-dimensional.
  • If selected as the winning piece, it must arrive in Washington, D.C., framed.
  • The submission must be no larger than 26 inches high, 26 inches wide, and 4 inches deep, including the frame.
    It also must have a wire attached to the back suitable for hanging on a wall.
  • The submission must not weigh more than 15 pounds.
  • The submission must be original in concept, design, and execution and may not violate any U.S. copyright law

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s