Friday, March 16, 2012

Congressional Art Competition 2012 Call for Art

Congressman Michael Michaud, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, and the Maine Arts Commission invite you to participate in this year’s Congressional Art Competition.

The students selected as winners will have the opportunity to have their work displayed in the Cannon Tunnel of the U.S. Capitol for one year, beginning in June 2012. We are looking for high quality examples of two-dimensional visual art created by high school students. The deadline for submissions is March 30, 2012.

Must be a high school student: grades 7-12
Work must be two-dimensional
Work must be no larger than 26in. by 26in. unframed.
Work must be no more than 4 inches in depth
Each entry must be original in concept, design, and execution and not violate any U.S. copyright laws.
acceptable categories:
Paintings (oil, acrylics, watercolor, etc); Drawings (pastels, colored pencil, pencil, charcoal, ink, markers); Collage (must be two-dimensional); Prints (lithographs, silkscreen, block prints;) Mixed media (use of more than two mediums); Computer generated arts; Photography.

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