WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Frank A. LoBiondo announced his office is now accepting submissions from high school artists across South Jersey for the 2013 Congressional Art Competition, hosted by the U.S. House of Representatives.
Submissions must be no larger than 28 inches by 28 inches, and 4 inches in depth (including the frame), and can be: 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 two or more mediums), computer-generated art, and photography. Each submitted piece must be accompanied by a signed release form by the artist.
All submissions are due to the congressman’s Mays Landing office by Wednesday, April 17. The winning submission will be displayed for one year in the tunnel connecting the Cannon House office building and the U.S. Capitol, which is part of the main tour route of visitors to Capitol Hill. The second and third place submissions will be displayed in the congressman’s Washington, D.C. and Mays Landing offices, respectively.
Interested applicants can find complete details regarding the competition at www.lobiondo.house.gov, or by calling 609-625-5008 or toll-free 1-800-471-4450.
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