Congressional Art Competition

Initiated by Members of the U.S. House of Representatives in 1982, the Congressional Art Competition is a nationwide annual art competition that allows high school students from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories to showcase their artistic ability.  The winning piece of art from each Congressional district is displayed in an eleven-month exhibit in the Cannon tunnel that leads into the U.S. Capitol.

To view all 2015 winning entries and for more information on the competition, click HERE.

All entries must meet the following criteria:

    - Be two-dimensional
    - Be no larger than 28 inches wide by 28 inches tall by 4 inches deep, even when framed
    - Not weigh more than 15 pounds
    - Be original in concept, design, and execution and may not violate any U.S. copyright laws


2016 Rules and Regulations for Students and Teachers 
Student Information and Release Form
Art Submission Checklist