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 2021 Art Competition.

AWARDS FOR WINNERS

1st place:

  • 2 airline tickets to Washington, D.C. for a reception in honor of all 1st place winners nationwide (if COVID-19 guidelines allow).
  • Artwork displayed in the United States Capitol building for one year.
  • Artwork featured on Congressman Barr’s website and Facebook page.
  • Press release sent to home county newspaper.

Constituents' Choice Award Winners: (the entry that gets the most "likes" on Facebook)

  • Artwork displayed in Congressman Barr's District Office for one year.
  • Name 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 2021 Rules for Students and Teachers, 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 and email a copy of the 2021 Student Release Formalong with a picture of your artwork, to Congressman Barr’s District Office no later than April 22nd to carol.rogers@mail.house.gov . If you prefer, you may bring your artwork to the District Office; contact carol.rogers@mail.house.gov to arrange for no contact delivery. 

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

2020 First Place Winner 

A Mother's Love by Emily Spencer -- Scott County High School