Thompson Announces 2014 Congressional High School Art Competition

March 18, 2014

BELLEFONTE – U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, PA-5, today announced the 2014 Congressional Art Competition, which aims to showcase the artistic talents of high school students from Pennsylvania’s 5th Congressional District.  The competition is open to students, grades 9-12, who are residents of the 5th District.

Students may submit their entries by dropping off their artwork at one of Rep. Thompson's district offices no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 30, 2014, at one of the following addresses:

Rep. Thompson’s Bellefonte District Office
3555 Benner Pike, Suite 101
Bellefonte, PA 16823
Phone: (814) 353-0215

Rep. Thompson’s Titusville District Office
127 West Spring St., Suite C
Titusville, PA 16354
Phone: (814) 827-3985

Picture: A colored pencil drawing, titled “Giraffe” by 2013 First Place Winner Danielle Anderson of Clearfield Area High School

The 5th District’s 2014 Congressional Art Competition will take place in May at the Winkler Gallery of Fine Art in DuBois, PA, where all artwork will be displayed for public viewing before being judged by an independent panel composed of members of the local art community.  The winning artwork will hang in the U.S. Capitol, alongside other pieces chosen from students around the country, for one year.  

IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS: Students must adhere to the competition rules and submission guidelines that can be found here:

Submission Guidelines:
http://www.house.gov/content/educate/art_competition/pdf/art-competition...

2014 Art Competition Website:
http://www.house.gov/content/educate/art_competition/

IMPORTANT DATES: Students must submit their artwork no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 30, 2014.  

For any additional information or specific questions, please call (814) 827-3985.

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