Elise Stefanik

04/05/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 04/05/2019 09:22

Stefanik Announces 2019 NY-21 Congressional Art Competition

Glens Falls, NY - Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik announced the 2019 Congressional Art Competition for New York's 21st District. The Congressional Art Competition is open to all high school students in NY-21.

'Each year, I look forward to receiving dozens of incredible pieces of art from the students in my district for the Congressional Art Competition,' said Congresswoman Stefanik. 'This competition is an amazing opportunity for students to display their artistic prowess and creativity. As co-chair of the Arts Caucus, I will always work to empower young people to showcase their personalities through their artistic expression. The winner of the Congressional Art Competition will have their artwork on display in the United States Capitol for an entire year for elected officials, dignitaries, and tourists from around the world to see.'

Artwork entered in the contest must be original in execution, may be up to 26 inches by 26 inches, 4 inches in depth and cannot weigh more than 15 pounds. The artwork may be:

• Paintings: oil, acrylics, watercolor, etc.

• Drawings: colored pencil, pencil, ink, marker, pastels, charcoal (It is recommended that

charcoal and pastel drawings be fixed.)

• Collages: must be two dimensional

• Prints: lithographs, silkscreen, block prints

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

• Computer-generated art

• Photographs

Art submissions along with a Congressional release form must be submitted to one of Congresswoman Stefanik's district office locations no later than April 26th, 2019. For a full list of rules, click here.

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