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 and the artist will receive 2 airline tickets to Washington, D.C. to attend a reception.  

Congressman Andy Barr invites all high school students to participate in Kentucky’s 6th Congressional District 2019 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
  • 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

2nd place:

  • Artwork displayed in Congressman Barr’s Washington, D.C. 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

Individual County Winners:

  • 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 2019 Rules for Students and Teachers.doc.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 and include 2 copies of the 2019_Student_Release_Form_Fillable.pdf. Attach 1 copy of the form to the back of artwork; provide other copy to staff

-Submit artwork to Congressman Barr’s District Office no later than April 9th. (2709 Old Rosebud Road, Suite 100, Lexington)

-Make plans to attend the District Art Competition Reception on April 17th from 6-7 pm at XXXX.      

 Winners will be announced by Congressman Barr at the reception.

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

 1366. Detailed information will also be posted on https://barr.house.gov.