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February 13, 2014

Rep. Schweikert Announces High School Art Competition


Scottsdale, Ariz., February 18, 2014—Rep. David Schweikert (R-AZ) announces the call for artwork submissions to the fourth annual Congressional Art Competition.  The contest is open to high school students in the 6th Congressional District.


Submission Date: 

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
2:30pm – 5:00pm

The Art Institute of Phoenix
 2233 W. Dunlap Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021

Reception Date: 

Saturday April 26th, 2014
10:00am – 12:00pm

The Art Institute of Phoenix
 2233 W. Dunlap Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021


Since 1981, the Congressional Institute has sponsored a nationwide fine arts competition for high school students. The winning piece of artwork from Arizona’s 6th District will be displayed on the United States Capitol campus along with other Congressional winners for one year.

Second and third place pieces will be displayed in a prominent place in Schweikert’s Washington D.C. and District Offices.  

A complete listing of eligibility and artwork requirements can be found here

What:  2013 Annual Congressional High School Art Competition Who: Students in Grades 9-12  who live or attend school in Congressional District 6 When: Art Submission Deadline — Wednesday, April 16, 2014,
from 2:30 pm-5:00pm
  Winner Reception — Saturday, April 26, 2014
from 10:00am-12:00pm
Where: The Art Institute of Phoenix
2233 W. Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85021

If you are interested in participating in this year’s competition, please review the following guidelines: Student Guidelines, Art Submission Checklist

Teachers and Students are encouraged to contact Andrew Holding  for further questions regarding the competition,, (480) 946-2411. 


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