Peterson seeking submissions for congressional art competition [UPDATED]Published 8:59am Thursday, February 28, 2013 Updated 11:15am Thursday, February 28, 2013
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson is inviting high school students from across the Seventh Congressional District to submit their artwork for the 2013 Congressional Art Competition.
The competition is open to all high-school students, and the overall winner of each participating district will be displayed for one year in the Cannon Tunnel leading into the U.S. Capitol.
More than 650,000 high school students have been involved with the nation-wide competition.
Art works entered in the contest may be up to 28 inches by 28 inches (including the frame) and may be up to 3 inches in depth. The art work may be:
• Paintings — including oil, acrylics, and watercolor
• Drawings — including pastels, colored pencil, pencil, charcoal, ink, and markers
• Prints — including lithographs, silkscreen, and block prints
• Mixed Media
• Computer Generated Art
All entries must be an original in concept, design and execution. Paintings/drawings/etc. that are a reproduction of another artists work (including photographs) do not qualify for this competition.