2024 Congressional Art Competition

The Members of the United States House of Representatives sponsor a nation-wide art competition for high school students each spring. The winning piece from each congressional district will be displayed in the United States Capitol building for a year.  

Congressman Andy Barr invites all high school students to participate in Kentucky’s 6th Congressional District 2024 Art Competition. All participants, their families, and their art teachers will be invited to a reception with Congressman Barr.

 

AWARDS FOR WINNERS

1st place:

  • Invitation to Washington, DC for a reception in honor of all 1st place winners nationwide
  • Artwork displayed in the United States Capitol building’s Cannon Tunnel for one year
  • Artwork featured on Congressman Barr’s website and Facebook page
  • Press release sent to home county newspaper

2nd place:

  • Artwork is displayed in Congressman Barr’s Washington DC office for one year
  • Artwork featured on Congressman Barr’s website and Facebook page
  • Press release sent to home county newspaper

3rd Place:  

  • Artwork displayed in Congressman Barr’s District Office for one year
  • Artwork featured on Congressman Barr’s website and Facebook page
  • Press release sent to home county newspaper

All students will be presented a certificate of participation.

 

Entry Instructions:

-Review the 2024 Rules for Students and Teachers.pdf noting information about size, medium, and other important details. Only one entry per student is allowed. Framing is not required unless the piece is selected as a winner.

-Complete 2 copies of the 2024_Student_Release_Fillable_Form_.pdf

-Bring your artwork and the 2 forms to Congressman Barr’s district office- 2709 Old Rosebud Road, Suite 100, Lexington or arrange with your art teacher for a staff member to pick it up from your school.  Art must be received no later than April 21st.

-For more information, contact Carol Rogers at carol.rogers@mail.house.gov or call (859) 219-1366.

  

2023 First Place Winner

 Vastness by Angela Favela- Frederick Douglass High School