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Congressman Mike Gallagher

Representing the 8th District of Wisconsin

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Rep. Mike Gallagher Announces 2017 Congressional Art Competition

April 6, 2017
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week Rep. Mike Gallagher announced that the 2017 Congressional Art Competition is now open to all high school students in the 8th District. Students can submit their artwork to the office of Rep. Gallagher and the winner will have their artwork displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol alongside the winning artwork from all other participating districts from around the country.

Accepted artwork includes:

Paintings - including oil, acrylics, and watercolor

Drawings - including pastels, colored pencil, pencil, charcoal, ink, and markers (It is recommended that charcoal and pastel drawings be fixed.)

Collages - must be two dimensional

Prints - including lithographs, silkscreen, and block prints

Mixed Media - use of more than two mediums such as pencil, ink, watercolor, etc.

Computer-generated art

Photography

Submissions must be received by Rep. Gallagher’s Green Bay or Appleton district offices on, or before, Monday, April 24, 2017. In addition, the Neville Public Museum and Trout Museum of Art will be accepting artwork submissions during special artwork intake days. Click here for information on the intake dates and times.


Click here to download the student entry and release form, and for the complete list of competition rules.

For further questions regarding the Congressional Art Competition, please contact Emma Buttke at Emma.Buttke@mail.house.gov or 920-301-4500.

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