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McCollum Announces 2018 Congressional Art Competition

March 6, 2018
Press Release
Entries due to Congresswoman’s office by April 13, 2018

Congresswoman Betty McCollum today invited high school students in Minnesota’s Fourth Congressional District to participate in the 2018 Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery.” Submissions are due Friday, April 13, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.

“Minnesota is a national arts leader, and I am thrilled to recognize the creativity and talent of our young artists through the Congressional Arts Competition,” Congresswoman McCollum said.  “I hope that many students will participate in this year’s competition and I look forward to seeing the winner’s work displayed in the U.S. Capitol.”

The contest is open to all high school students either attending school or residing in the Fourth Congressional District.  In addition to the display of their artwork in the U.S. Capitol, the winner will also receive two free airline tickets to Washington, D. C. to attend the exhibit opening in June. Runners-up will be displayed in Congresswoman McCollum’s offices in Saint Paul and in Washington, D. C.

Entries may be mailed to or dropped off at Congresswoman McCollum’s Saint Paul office, located at 661 LaSalle Street, Suite 110, Saint Paul, MN 55114. Entries must be received by Friday, April 13, 2018 by 5:00 p.m. Only one submission per student is allowed.

As part of this year’s competition, the artwork of all students participating in the Congressional Art Competition will be displayed as part of the 2018 Spring Saint Paul Art Crawl presented by the Saint Paul Art Collective! The Congressional Art Competition show will run April 27-29 in the Pig’s Eye Gallery of the Schmidt Artist Lofts, 900 7th Street West, Saint Paul, MN 55102.

To learn more, view the complete rules, and download entry forms, please visit Teachers and students are encouraged to contact Congresswoman McCollum’s office at 651-224-9191 with any questions.