Phillips Invites Minnesota Students to Compete in Congressional Art Competition

March 16, 2021
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) kicked off the 2021 Congressional Art Competition, calling for submissions from high school students across Minnesota’s Third District. The Congressional Art Competition has been a nationwide tradition since 1982, meant to showcase the creativity and talent of America’s young artists.

Submissions received by April 17th will be evaluated by a panel of distinguished judges, and the winning submission will be prominently displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year. In addition, members of the public will be invited to vote online for the People’s Choice award, the winner of which will be hung in the Congressman’s Washington, DC office.

FULL COMPETITION DETAILS AND ART FROM PREVIOUS WINNERS ARE AVAILABLE AT PHILLIPS.HOUSE.GOV/ART

OPEN TO: High school students grades 9-12 living or attending school in Minnesota’s Third Congressional District

ART DUE: April 17, 2021

WINNERS ANNOUNCED: Week of May 10, 2021

PRIZES:

  • 1st Place: Art displayed in U.S. Capitol for one year
  • 2nd – 5th Place: Art displayed in Rep. Phillips’ Minnesota office for one year
  • People’s Choice: Displayed in Rep. Phillips’ Washington DC office for one year

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