Rep. Rick Allen Invites GA12 Students to Participate in Congressional Art Competition
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) recently announced the opportunity for young Georgians in the 12th Congressional District to participate in the 2016 Congressional Art Competition. The competition is open to high school students, grades 9-12, who live or attend school in the 12th District. The winner will have his or her artwork displayed in the U.S. Capitol for a year, alongside other winning entries from across the country, and also be invited to attend a special ceremony in Washington, D.C.
The first, second, and third runner up winner’s artwork will be showcased in Congressman Allen’s Washington, D.C. and district offices. In addition, there will be a “People’s Choice Award” winner, which constituents will choose by visiting Congressman Allen’s Facebook page and voting on submitted entries from April 20-27. The “People’s Choice Award” artwork will also be displayed in one of Congressman Allen’s offices. Congressman Allen will announce all winners on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 3:00 pm at an awards ceremony and reception, which will take place at the City of Waynesboro Ice Plant in Waynesboro, Georgia and invites all students and families of students who submitted applications to attend.
“The Congressional Art Competition is a wonderful opportunity to highlight the creativity and artistic talents of high school students in Georgia and across the country,” said Congressman Allen. “I look forward to seeing submissions from our young artists in the 12th district and encourage all interested high school students to take part in this special tradition.”
Artwork submitted must be original in concept, design and execution and may not violate U.S. copyright laws. For more specific guidelines for competition entries, please visit Congressman Allen’s website HERE.
Students may submit one piece of artwork for entry in the competition from April 13-15 at one of the following drop-off locations. Entries should have the student’s release form attached to the back of his or her artwork when submitted.
For more information, constituents can call Congressman Allen’s office at (706) 228-1980.
Washington, DC Office
426 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2823
Fax: (202) 225-3377
Augusta District Office
2743 Perimeter Parkway
Building 200, Suite 225
Augusta, GA 30909
Phone: (706) 228-1980
Fax: (706) 228-1954
- Dublin District Office
- Statesboro District Office
- Vidalia District Office